Click-through to see video clips from the events that took place over the past weekend at the New Yorker Festival:
In this clip from Friday’s Utopia/Dystopia Fiction Night panel, held at Gramercy Theatre, Margaret Atwood talks about the process of building a futuristic world.
At Friday’s Tales Out of School panel, in which New Yorker writers shared stories of life at the magazine, Lauren Collins told about the time she threw up on her Profile subject.
At Friday’s Old Country fiction panel, Jonathan Safran Foer and Gary Shteyngart discussed e-readers and the future of the novel.
In his talk on Saturday, Malcolm Gladwell talked about the power of a single photograph in the civil-rights movement.
At the Presidential Biographers panel, David Remnick asked David Maraniss to explain how the President’s history might have influenced his behavior in Wednesday’s debate.
At the Giving Voice panel on Saturday, Jose Antonio Vargas talked the pressures of living as an undocumented immigrant in America.
At the Fifty-one Per Cent panel, Cecile Richards, the president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and Kellyanne Conway, the founder and president of the polling company inc./WomanTrend, discussed how the women’s health-care debate has helped shape this election season.
In this video, Gary Shteyngart keep things lively backstage with fellow panelists Téa Obreht, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Adam Gopnik.
In her talk on Saturday, Jill Lepore investigated how Presidential campaigns have changed through American history.
Tad Friend talks with Ben Stiller about the experience of being the subject of a New Yorker article.
At the Rereading David Foster Wallace panel on Saturday, Deborah Treisman and Mark Costello answered an audience member’s question about Wallace’s death.
During his conversation with David Remnick on Sunday, Salman Rushdie explained his response to recent anti-American protests in the Middle East.
Before their event at the Gramercy Theatre, Punch Brothers described their pre-show routine.
After their “Portlandia Live” event, Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, and director Jonathan Krisel talked about their fan base and the show’s evolution.
In his talk on Sunday, Alex Ross spoke about the fractured legacy of Wagner and the enduring power of his music.
Before their event on Sunday, Sarah Silverman and Andy Borowitz chatted about last week’s Presidential debate.
In her conversation with Emily Nussbaum on Sunday, Lena Dunham talked about basing television characters on real-life people.
In his talk on Sunday, Atul Gawande asked audience members to think about how proficient hospitals should be at rescuing patients.
Alison Bechdel spoke with Judith Thurman about the origins of Bechdel’s comic strip “Dykes to Watch Out For.”
Before their conversation with Atul Gawande on Saturday night, the members of Vampire Weekend answered a question backstage about their song “Oxford Comma.”
At Saturday’s Politics and Money panel, Lawrence Lessig and Cleta Mitchell discussed the need for revised campaign-finance laws.