Fresh Air Weekend: Writer Richard Price And 'The New Yorker's David Remnick The author of Clockers and others talks about his latest, The Whites; Editor David Remnick looks back on tough decisions he's made as The New Yorker turns 90.

Fresh Air Weekend: Writer Richard Price And 'The New Yorker's David Remnick

Fresh Air Weekend: Writer Richard Price And 'The New Yorker's David Remnick

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Richard Price is also the author of, among others, Clockers, Freedomland and The Wanderers. Lorraine Adams/Courtesy of Henry Holt & Co. hide caption

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Richard Price is also the author of, among others, Clockers, Freedomland and The Wanderers.

Lorraine Adams/Courtesy of Henry Holt & Co.

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors, and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

In Richard Price's New Novel, Haunted Cops And Cases They Couldn't Close: Price says that in every precinct there's one cop who just can't let go of a case. "They all reminded me of Ahab ... looking for their whales," he says. Price's latest is called The Whites.

David Remnick Looks Back On Tough Decisions As 'The New Yorker' Turns 90: Remnick, who became editor in 1998, talks about his early days at the magazine and his biggest regret: He says he'd "love to have another crack" at covering Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction.

You can listen to the original interviews here:

In Richard Price's New Novel, Haunted Cops And Cases They Couldn't Close

David Remnick Looks Back On Tough Decisions As 'The New Yorker' Turns 90