Podcast Episodes featuring Adam Gopnik

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BPR Full Show 08/30/19: Adam Gopnik, Norman Mineta, John Waters, Raphael Bob-Waksberg, And Ben Mezrich.

Boston Public Radio Podcast - August 30, 2019 19:30 - 2 hours ★★★★ - 258 ratings
Today on Boston Public Radio: Jim and Margery talked to New Yorker staff writer Adam Gopnik about his latest book, "A Thousand Small Sanities: The Moral Adventure of Liberalism." Harvard Business School behavioral economist Michael Norton joined us for his monthly appearance when he e...

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The Thing About France - July 02, 2019 23:11 - 33 minutes ★★★★★ - 143 ratings
The amazing thing about Adam Gopnik, staff writer for The New Yorker, is that he knows more about France than many French people. It’s as if this podcast was made for him. You can ask him a question about anything, from the Statue of Liberty to French pop music, and he will give you an eloquen...

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Overtime - Episode #501: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, Seth MacFarlane, Max Brooks, Adam Gopnik, Joy Reid

Real Time with Bill Maher - June 29, 2019 04:08 - 7 minutes ★★★★ - 12.5K ratings
Bill Maher and his guests answer viewer questions after the show. (Originally aired 6/28/19)

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Defending Liberalism with Adam Gopnik

Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes - June 11, 2019 07:00 - 55 minutes ★★★★★ - 6.8K ratings
Liberalism is the ordering principal of American government, and yet liberalism is embattled.  After the end of the Cold War, it was widely believed that liberal democracy would spread inexorably, but instead new challenges to liberalism have emerged. Across the world, authoritarian gove...

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Defending Liberalism with Adam Gopnik

Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes - June 11, 2019 07:00 - 56 minutes ★★★★★ - 6.8K ratings
Liberalism is the ordering principal of American government, and yet liberalism is embattled.  After the end of the Cold War, it was widely believed that liberal democracy would spread inexorably, but instead new challenges to liberalism have emerged. Across the world, authoritarian governments f...

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A Thousand Small Sanities: The Moral Adventure of Liberalism, with Adam Gopnik

Carnegie Council Audio Podcast - May 22, 2019 14:35 - 58 minutes ★★★★ - 11 ratings
In his eloquent defense of liberalism, Adam Gopnik goes back to its origins and argues that rather than emphasizing the role of the individual, "two principles, the principle of community and the principle of compromise," are at the core of the liberal project. Indeed, these are the essential el...

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A Thousand Small Sanities: The Moral Adventure of Liberalism, with Adam Gopnik

Carnegie Council Audio Podcast - May 22, 2019 14:35 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 54 ratings
In his eloquent defense of liberalism, Adam Gopnik goes back to its origins and argues that rather than emphasizing the role of the individual, "two principles, the principle of community and the principle of compromise," are at the core of the liberal project. Indeed, these are the essential el...

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Adam Gopnik Wants to Make Liberalism Great Again!

TBD with Tina Brown - May 21, 2019 07:01 - 43 minutes ★★★★★ - 229 ratings
Adam Gopnik, the celebrated New Yorker writer whom Tina worked with for many years when she was editor in chief, talks with her about his new book, A Thousand Small Sanities, born of a talk he had with his teenage daughter on the night President Trump was elected. In the book, Gopnik po...

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195. Adam Gopnik (essayist) – the rhinoceros of liberalism vs. the unicorns of everything else

Think Again – a Big Think Podcast - May 18, 2019 04:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 561 ratings
If I had to choose one word to capture this moment in American (and maybe world) history, “patience” wouldn’t be it. From every direction, everything demands our urgent attention. Everything is a ticking time bomb, or one that’s just exploded, and we’re all the poorly-trained volunteer ambulance...

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EotM: Adam Gopnik on Sibling Rivalry, Stand Up, and Liberalism

Slate Daily Feed - March 16, 2019 04:00 - 55 minutes ★★★★ - 879 ratings
Adam Gopnik has held many dream jobs, all in the same office. After almost forty years (and counting) at The New Yorker, Gopnik has served as a food, art, and music critic, and he’s written his own novels, children’s books, musicals, and solo shows. His latest (and first) political book A Thousan...

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Adam Gopnik on Sibling Rivalry, Stand Up, and Liberalism

Employee of the Month - March 16, 2019 04:00 - 55 minutes ★★★★ - 119 ratings
Adam Gopnik has held many dream jobs, all in the same office. After almost forty years (and counting) at The New Yorker, Gopnik has served as a food, art, and music critic, and he’s written his own novels, children’s books, musicals, and solo shows. His latest (and first) political book A Thousan...

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[Unedited] Adam Gopnik with Krista Tippett

On Being with Krista Tippett - December 07, 2017 16:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 6.8K ratings
The wise and lyrical writer Adam Gopnik muses on the ironies of spiritual life in a secular age through the lens of his many fascinations — from parenting, to the arts, to Darwin. He touches on all these things in a conversation inspired by his foreword to “The Good Book,” in which novelists, e...

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Adam Gopnik — Practicing Doubt, Redrawing Faith

On Being with Krista Tippett - December 07, 2017 16:00 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 6.8K ratings
The wise and lyrical writer Adam Gopnik muses on the ironies of spiritual life in a secular age through the lens of his many fascinations — from parenting, to the arts, to Darwin. He touches on all these things in a conversation inspired by his foreword to “The Good Book,” in which novelists, e...

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“Brave New World” with Adam Gopnik, Elena Passarello, and Blossom

Live Wire with Luke Burbank - November 20, 2017 14:00 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 216 ratings
Luke Burbank reflects on the lessons he learned from a day without his iPhone, New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik shares his 40-year nostalgia theory and how sex with a long-term partner can reach civil war reenactment status, essayist Elena Passarello coins the term “animalsonified” while examining h...

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Adam Gopnik

Duncan Phillips Lectures - October 09, 2009 08:10 - 47 minutes
Oct 9, 2009 Writer and critic Adam Gopnik explores how myths and anecdotes about artists and artwork affect the way art is perceived. Gopnik is a staff writer for The New Yorker and has won both the George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting and the National Magazine Award for Essay.

Books written by Adam Gopnik

Paris to the Moon
Adam Gopnik

368 pages - ★★★★ - 12.1K ratings

The King in the Window
Adam Gopnik, Omar Rayyan

410 pages - ★★★★ - 782 ratings