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Adam Gopnik

Writer, essayist, and commentator Adam Gopnik has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1986. He is author of the books Paris to the Moon, Through the Children’s Gate, and most recently The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food.

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Adam Gopnik

The Pieties of Perspiration

Feb 4, 2014

A father and son battle liberal guilt in a sauna.


A husband and wife's ongoing argument comes to a head.

Adam Gopnik


Jun 17, 2014

A father learns to laugh out loud.

Adam Gopnik

Charlie Ravioli

Apr 7, 2015

A writer details his daughter’s cosmopolitan imaginary friend.

Adam Gopnik

The Missing Pants

Jul 23, 2015

A writer loses a treasured pair of pants.