Ian Frazier is a staff writer at The New Yorker. He has been contributing to the magazine since 1974, when he published his first piece in The Talk of the Town. A year later, the magazine ran his short story “The Bloomsbury Group Live at the Apollo体育投注平台.” Since then, he has published numerous short stories and nonfiction, Shouts & Murmurs, and Talk of the Town pieces in the magazine. He is the author of eleven books, including “,” which began as a three-part Reporter at Large series for the magazine, and “,” which tells the history of his family in America, from the early Colonial days to the present, reconstructing two hundred years of middle-class life. His other books include “,” “,” “,” “,” “,” “,” “,” “,” and, most recently, “.” He is at work on a book about the Bronx.