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David Remnick
David Remnick

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David Remnick has been the editor of The New Yorker since 1998. A staff writer for the magazine from 1992 to 1998, he was previously The Washington Post's correspondent in the Soviet Union. The author of several books, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the George Polk Award for his 1994 book Lenin's Tomb. He lives in New York with his wife and children.

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The Bridge
The Life and Rise of Barack Obama
Written by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $16.00

In this nuanced and complex portrait of Barack Obama, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Remnick offers a thorough, intricate, and riveting account of the unique experiences that shaped our nation’s first African American president.
 
Through extensive on-the-record interviews with friends and teachers, mentors and disparagers, family members and Obama himself, Remnick explores the... Read more >

The Bridge
The Life and Rise of Barack Obama
Written by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 672 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Devil Problem
And Other True Stories
Written by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 30, 1997
Price: $15.00

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The Devil Problem
And Other True Stories
Written by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $11.99

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Disquiet, Please!
More Humor Writing from The New Yorker
Edited by David Remnick and Henry Finder


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $18.00

The New Yorker is, of course, a bastion of superb essays, influential investigative journalism, and insightful arts criticism. But for eighty years, it’s also been a hoot. In fact, when Harold Ross founded the legendary magazine in 1925, he called it “a comic weekly,” and while it has grown into much... Read more >
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Disquiet, Please!
More Humor Writing from The New Yorker
Edited by David Remnick and Henry Finder


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 18, 2008
Price: $13.99

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Fierce Pajamas
An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New Yorker
Edited by David Remnick and Henry Finder


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 15, 2002
Price: $18.00

When Harold Ross founded The New Yorker in 1925, he called it a “comic weekly.” And although it has become much more than that, it has remained true in its irreverent heart to the founder’s description, publishing the most illustrious literary humorists in the modern era—among them Robert Benchley, Dorothy Parker... Read more >
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Fierce Pajamas
An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New Yorker
Edited by David Remnick and Henry Finder


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 11, 2001
Price: $13.99

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King of the World
Muhammed Ali and the Rise of an American Hero
Written by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 5, 1999
Price: $16.95

There were mythic sports figures before him--Jack Johnson, Babe Ruth, Joe Louis, Joe DiMaggio--but when Cassius Clay burst onto the sports scene from his native Louisville in the 1950s, he broke the mold. He changed the world of sports and went on to change the world itself. As Muhammad Ali, he... Read more >
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King of the World
Muhammed Ali and the Rise of an American Hero
Written by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $12.99

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Lenin's Tomb
The Last Days of the Soviet Empire
Written by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 26, 1994
Price: $18.00

Chosen by The New York Times Book Review and Time as one of the best books of the year, Lenin’s Tomb has the moral authority of Nadezhda Mandelstam and the narrative power of John Reed. This monumental account of the collapse of the Soviet Union combines the vision of the best... Read more >
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Lenin's Tomb
The Last Days of the Soviet Empire
Written by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 624 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $12.99

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Life Stories
Profiles from The New Yorker
Written by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: May 15, 2001
Price: $18.00

One of art's purest challenges is to translate a human being into words. The New Yorker has met this challenge more successfully and more originally than any other modern American journal. It has indelibly shaped the genre known as the Profile. Starting with light-fantastic evocations of glamorous and idiosyncratic figures of... Read more >
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Life Stories
Profiles from The New Yorker
Written by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 624 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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The New Gilded Age
The New Yorker Looks at the Culture of Affluence
Edited by David Remnick


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: March 1, 2001
Price: $13.99

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The New Gilded Age
The New Yorker Looks at the Culture of Affluence
Edited by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 476 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 6, 2001
Price: $23.00

In keeping with its tradition of sending writers out into America to take the pulse of our citizens and civilization, The New Yorker over the past decade has reported on the unprecedented economy and how it has changed the ways in which we live. This new anthology collects the best of... Read more >
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The Only Game in Town
Sportswriting from The New Yorker
Edited by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $18.00

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The Only Game in Town
Sportswriting from The New Yorker
Edited by David Remnick


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $13.99

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Reporting
Writings from The New Yorker
Written by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $15.00

David Remnick is a writer with a rare gift for making readers understand the hearts and minds of our public figures. Whether it’s the decline and fall of Mike Tyson, Al Gore’s struggle to move forward after his loss in the 2000 election, or Vladimir Putin dealing with Gorbachev’s legacy, Remnick... Read more >
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Reporting

Written by David Remnick


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Resurrection
The Struggle for a New Russia
Written by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 26, 1998
Price: $17.00

Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Remnick chronicles the new Russia that emerged from the ash heap of the Soviet Union. From the siege of Parliament to the farcically tilted elections of 1996, from the rubble of Grozny to the grandiose wealth and naked corruption of today's Moscow, Remnick chronicles a society so... Read more >
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Resurrection
The Struggle for a New Russia
Written by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $12.99

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Secret Ingredients
The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink
Edited by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $18.00

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Secret Ingredients
The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink
Edited by David Remnick


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 30, 2007
Price: $30.00

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Secret Ingredients
The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink
Edited by David Remnick


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $13.99

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