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MAGAZINE

Established 1925 by Harold W. Ross. A 19th century magazine, established (twice) by Horace Greeley, has no relation. Acquired by Condé Nast in 1985.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Diane Ackerman
Author
7-Oct-1948   A Natural History of the Senses
Charles Addams
Cartoonist
7-Jan-1912 29-Sep-1988 The Addams Family
Renata Adler
Journalist
19-Oct-1938   Gone: The Last Days of the New Yorker
Peter Arno
Cartoonist
8-Jan-1904 22-Feb-1968 The New Yorker
Ken Auletta
Columnist
23-Apr-1942   Media Columnist
Richard Avedon
Photographer
13-May-1923 1-Oct-2004 Photographer of the human predicament
Robert Benchley
Author
15-Sep-1889 21-Nov-1945 Humorist and screenwriter
Louise Bogan
Poet
11-Aug-1897 4-Feb-1970 The New Yorker poetry critic
Kay Boyle
Author
19-Feb-1902 27-Dec-1992 The Underground Woman
Charles Brackett
Screenwriter
26-Nov-1892 9-Mar-1969 Billy Wilder's collaborator
Harold Brodkey
Novelist
25-Oct-1930 26-Jan-1996 Stories in an Almost Classical Mode
David Brooks
Columnist
11-Aug-1961   Shields and Brooks
Tina Brown
Editor
21-Nov-1953   The Daily Beast and Newsweek
James M. Cain
Novelist
1-Jul-1892 27-Oct-1977 The Postman Always Rings Twice
Truman Capote
Novelist
30-Sep-1924 25-Aug-1984 In Cold Blood
Alexander Chancellor
Editor
4-Jan-1940   Editor of The Spectator, 1975-84
Walter J. P. Curley
Business
17-Sep-1922   US Ambassador to France, 1989-93
Peter De Vries
Novelist
27-Feb-1910 28-Sep-1993 The Tunnel of Love
Eldon Dedini
Cartoonist
29-Jun-1921 12-Jan-2006 Playboy, New Yorker cartoonist
Joan Didion
Author
5-Dec-1934   Slouching Toward Bethlehem
Elizabeth Drew
Journalist
16-Nov-1935   The New Yorker
Caitlin Flanagan
Author
?   Antifeminist
Janet Flanner
Journalist
13-Mar-1892 7-Nov-1978 The New Yorker
Steven Florio
Publisher
19-Apr-1949 27-Dec-2007 CEO of Condé Nast, 1995-2005
Jonathan Franzen
Author
17-Aug-1959   The Corrections
William Gaddis
Novelist
29-Dec-1922 16-Dec-1998 A Frolic of His Own
Malcolm Gladwell
Columnist
3-Sep-1963   The Tipping Point
Seymour Hersh
Journalist
8-Apr-1937   Uncovered the My Lai Massacre
Hendrik Hertzberg
Publisher
1943   The New Yorker
Syd Hoff
Author
4-Sep-1912 12-May-2004 Danny and the Dinosaur
Helen Hokinson
Cartoonist
29-Jun-1893 1-Nov-1949 Cartoonist for The New Yorker
Charlayne Hunter-Gault
TV Personality
27-Feb-1942   NPR, NewsHour reporter
Garrison Keillor
Radio Personality
7-Aug-1942   A Prairie Home Companion
Jamaica Kincaid
Novelist
25-May-1949   Annie John
Joe Klein
Journalist
7-Sep-1946   Anonymous author of Primary Colors
Jonah Lehrer
Author
25-Jun-1981   Imagine: How Creativity Works
A. J. Liebling
Journalist
18-Oct-1904 28-Dec-1963 The New Yorker
Dwight Macdonald
Critic
24-Mar-1906 19-Dec-1982 Against the American Grain
Janet Malcolm
Journalist
1934   The Journalist and the Murderer
Reginald Marsh
Artist
14-Mar-1898 3-Jul-1954 Why Not Use the L?
William Maxwell
Novelist
16-Aug-1908 31-Jul-2000 The Folded Leaf
Bill McKibben
Activist
8-Dec-1960   The End of Nature
John McPhee
Author
8-Mar-1931   Annals of the Former World
Ved Mehta
Author
21-Mar-1934   Face to Face
Louis Menand
Critic
21-Jan-1952   The Metaphysical Club
Joseph Mitchell
Author
27-Jul-1908 24-May-1996 The New Yorker
Howard Moss
Poet
22-Jan-1922 16-Sep-1987 Finding Them Lost
Lewis Mumford
Historian
19-Oct-1895 26-Jan-1990 Technics and Civilization
Susan Orlean
Author
31-Oct-1955   The Orchid Thief
George Packer
Author
1960   The Assassins' Gate
Dorothy Parker
Author
22-Aug-1893 7-Jun-1967 Constant Reader known for acerbic quips
S. J. Perelman
Author
1-Feb-1904 17-Oct-1979 New Yorker humorist
Charles Portis
Author
28-Dec-1933   True Grit
David Remnick
Editor
29-Oct-1958   Editor of The New Yorker
Harold W. Ross
Publisher
6-Nov-1892 6-Dec-1951 Founder of The New Yorker
William Shawn
Journalist
31-Aug-1907 8-Dec-1992 Editor of The New Yorker, 1952-87
Art Spiegelman
Cartoonist
15-Feb-1948   Maus
William Steig
Cartoonist
14-Nov-1907 3-Oct-2003 Shrek, The New Yorker
Robert Lewis Taylor
Novelist
24-Sep-1912 30-Sep-1998 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters
James Thurber
Author
8-Dec-1894 2-Nov-1961 Short story writer and cartoonist
Jeffrey Toobin
Attorney
21-May-1960   CNN Senior Legal Analyst
Calvin Trillin
Comic
5-Dec-1935   Humorist
John Updike
Novelist
18-Mar-1932 27-Jan-2009 Rabbit, Run
E. B. White
Author
11-Jul-1899 01-Oct-1985 Charlotte's Web
Edmund Wilson
Author
8-May-1895 12-Jun-1972 Axel's Castle
James Wolcott
Journalist
10-Dec-1952   Vanity Fair cultural critic
Alexander Woollcott
Critic
18-Jan-1887 23-Jan-1943 The Man Who Came to Dinner
Lawrence Wright
Author
2-Aug-1947   The Looming Tower


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