'New Yorker' Publishes First Online-Only Edition, 'The New Yorker' Interviews'

The New Yorker this week is publishing its first-ever digital-only issue building on a popular online series that features in-depth conversations with people of note.

The edition was available on Monday with a series called “The New Yorker Interviews.” The collection of conversations include one that D. T. Max conducted with Stephen Sondheim in the last five years of the composer’s life, plus a conversation between New Yorker Editor David Remnick and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The release also includes a photo gallery featuring Elinor Carucci’s portraits of teenagers and Rebecca Mead’s interviews with Carucci’s young subjects about how their lives have been upended by the pandemic. 



New interviews will be released each day this week, including:

  • · Tavi Gevinson with rock-and-roll icon Stevie Nicks.
  • · Jia Tolentino with “Sex and the City” author Candace Bushnell.
  • · Françoise Mouly with the artist David Hockney.
  • · Clare Malone with the New York Times’ executive editor, Dean Baquet.
  • · David Remnick with the historian Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
  • · Rachel Syme with the comedian Patti Harrison.
  • · Eric Lach with former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

The Interviews Issue will also feature a roundtable discussion with the New Yorker critics Vinson Cunningham, Naomi Fry, Alexandra Schwartz, and Doreen St. Félix on the state of the onscreen sex scene. And, in an illustrated series, “Overheard in New York,”  New Yorker cartoonists Roz Chast, Liana Finck, Emily Flake, Suerynn Lee, and Edward Steed listen in on the conversations of their fellow city dwellers.

The New Yorker currently boasts more than a million subscribers to its weekly magazine and about twenty million readers every month on newyorker.com.
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