NPL Literary Award public lecture with David Remnick
Sat, Nov 10 10:00 am
Nashville Public Library Literary Award public lecture with David Remnick David Remnick is editor of The New Yorker and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Under his leadership, The New Yorker has become the country’s most honored magazine, with 169 National Magazine Award nominations and 41 wins. In 2016, it became the first magazine to receive a Pulitzer Prize for its writing and has now won three. Remnick has written more than 200 articles for the magazine, including reported pieces from Russia, the Middle East, and Europe and profiles of world leaders, literary scholars, and celebrated artists. Before joining The New Yorker, Remnick was a reporter and the Moscow correspondent for The Washington Post. His 1993 book, Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire received both the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction and a George Polk Award for excellence in journalism. He has authored six books: Lenin’s Tomb, Resurrection: The Struggle for a New Russia, King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero, The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama, The Devil Problem, and Reporting. Remnick is the 2018 NPL Literary Award recipient.