The New Yorker

The New Yorker offers a signature mix of reporting and commentary on politics, international affairs, and the arts, with fiction, poetry, humor, and cartoons.

Founded in 1925, it has received more National Magazine Awards than any other magazine. Notable work in recent years includes reports from the front lines of the Middle East by Jon Lee Anderson, Dexter Filkins, Peter Hessler, and Wendell Steavenson; coverage of the war on terror by George Packer, Jane Mayer, Lawrence Wright, Steve Coll, and Seymour M. Hersh; Malcolm Gladwell on everything from Steve Jobs to "the tipping point"; Anthony Lane on movies; James Wood on books; Elizabeth Kolbert on the environment; Atul Gawande on health care; fiction by Jonathan Franzen, Zadie Smith, Karen Russell, and Haruki Murakami; humor by David Sedaris and Andy Borowitz; and cartoons by Roz Chast.