Adam Gopnik

Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Author, At the Strangers' Gate

Adam Gopnik is an author and essayist, and he has been writing for The New Yorker since 1986. His books, ranging from essay collections about Paris and food to children’s novels, include Paris to the Moon; The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food; and his memoir, At the Strangers’ Gate, which captures the romance of New York City in the 1980s. Gopnik is a three-time winner of the National Magazine Award for Essays and for Criticism and the George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting. In 2013, he was awarded the medal of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Republic.

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