Interview

Whit Stillman: Why I Love Working With Amazon
September 02, 2014

The writer-director of "The Cosmopolitans" talks to to TNR about J.D. Salinger, competing with Al Franken, and the history of powdered wigs. 

What Happens When Evangelical Virgin Men Get Married? This Secular Female Sociologist Found Out.
August 17, 2014

Once you get married, the “beastly”—excessive masturbation, watching pornography—doesn’t disappear.

Larry Summers: The Economy Hasn't Grown Rapidly "in a Financially Sustainable Way" for a Long Time
The former Treasury secretary on WhatsApp vs. Sony and why we need the Export-Import bank
July 23, 2014

The former Treasury secretary on WhatsApp vs. Sony and why we need the Export-Import bank.

A Middle East Expert Explains Assad's Dangerous Charm, ISIS's Plans, and the Future of the Region
An Interview With Robert Ford, the Former Ambasssador to Syria
July 09, 2014

A conversation with former Syrian Ambassador Robert Ford.

Interview: Orange Is The New Black's Poussey on Playing the Season's Tragic Heroine
And how she thinks her character wound up in prison
July 01, 2014

How the real-life friendship between Poussey and Taystee compares to what's on screen.

How Bad Can the Iraq Situation Get? An Expert Weighs In.
An Interview with Thomas E. Ricks
June 24, 2014

“What if everything that has happened in Iraq since 2003 is just preamble to the main event?” 

What in God's Name Is Going on in Iraq? An Expert Explains.
An interview with Olivier Roy
June 16, 2014

An interview with Olivier Roy.

Thomas Piketty: I Don't Care for Marx
An interview with the left's rock star economist
May 05, 2014

The French economist is a rock star of the left thanks to a book called Capital. But in an interview, he shrugs off Das Kapital.

Q&A: The Life of Journalists on an Assassin's Hit List
April 29, 2014

The New Republic Interview with Mohammed Hanif

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