Tag: Nika Knight
Life as We Write ItNovember 2015
The author on what evolutionary science can teach us about art and literature, his enduring interest in Nabokov, and why a good joke never dies.
Learning to ListenSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: The acoustic ecologist on his fight to preserve dying soundscapes, how ambient noise affects the psyche, and recasting silence as a presence.
Waving, Not DrowningAugust 2015
The New Yorker writer on the politics of surfing, reporting from war zones, and the “weird genre” of memoir.
Back to SchoolSeptember 2014
The former assistant secretary of education grapples with the school-reform movement and the systemic issues that plague American education.
Cecily McMillan: Playing With FireSeptember 2014
Nika Knight interviews the Occupy activist about her time in Rikers, the roots of her politics, and her upcoming trial.