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The New Yorker

The New Yorker is a long running and widely respected magazine (debuted on February 21, 1925), well known for its success at popularizing the short story as a literary form in English in the mid-20th century. The magazine also is known for its journalism -- John Hersey's Hiroshima filled an entire issue -- and for its criticism and essays, particularly the short "Talk of the Town" pieces. Some readers look only for the cartoons and short humorous pieces. Its long pieces are known for their rambling style that pays close attention to characters. Because of its quality and reputation the New Yorker has a wide audience outside of the city of New York.

The editor of The New Yorker is David Remnick. Previous editors have included Tina Brown, William Shawn and Harold Ross.

Contributors have included:

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