Adam Gopnik

Adam Gopnik

Adam Gopnik is a Canadian American writer, essayist and commentator. He is best known as a staff writer for 'The New Yorker'—to which he has contributed non-fiction, fiction, memoir and criticism since 1986—and as the author of the essay collection 'Paris to the Moon', an account of five years that Gopnik, his wife Martha, and son Luke spent in the French capital. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Adam Gopnik has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2001 Speech. The year with the most videos was 2009 with two videos as a Staff Writer for the New Yorker Magazine. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2008 with an average of 454 views per program. Most common tag: Arts & Literature.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1986 - Present Correspondent, [New Yorker] Magazine Videos: 2 c. January 1, 2008 - Present Staff Writer, [New Yorker] Magazine Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Reading of Elie Wiesel's <em>Night</em>, Part 3

    Reading of Elie Wiesel's Night, Part 3

    A complete reading of the late Elie Wiesel’s Night at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. This is part three of…

  • <em>A Moveable Feast</em>

    A Moveable Feast

    Sean Hemingway talked about the book he edited, A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition (Scribner; July 14, 2009). Sean…

  • <em>Angels and Ages</em>

    Angels and Ages

    Adam Gopnik talked about Angels and Ages: A Short Book about Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life (Knopf; January 27, 2009). The book is an…

  • PEN Reading Speech by Umberto Eco

    PEN Reading Speech by Umberto Eco

    Umberto Eco delivered remarks at the Third Annual Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture in the Great Hall of Cooper Union. Topics included how…

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