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“The New Journalism” Is No Longer New
Film, TV, and the Arts

“The New Journalism” Is No Longer New

Journalists gave themselves permission to be writers, not just chroniclers. We explored our reactions to the people, subjects, and events we wrote about, instead of trying to hide them. We used fiction-writing and story-telling devices to tell true stories. We became participants, even characters, in our stories.

“New Yorker” Sports Writing Is As Much About Writing as Sports
Baseball and Football

“New Yorker” Sports Writing Is As Much About Writing as Sports

A collection of sports writing from “The New Yorker” showcases great athletes, events, and the best modern non-fiction writers of our time.

Baseball Writing is Part of Our National Literary Heritage
Baseball and Football

Baseball Writing is Part of Our National Literary Heritage

Baseball and boxing used to attract all the best writers. Now boxing is dead in the water, and all the great American non-fiction writers are writing about baseball.