Jay Nordlinger

Jay Nordlinger is a senior editor of National Review and a fellow at National Review Institute. He writes about a variety of subjects, including politics, foreign affairs, and the arts. He is the music critic of The New Criterion. Since 2002, he has hosted a series of public interviews at the Salzburg Festival. He writes a column called “Impromptus” for NationalReview.com and is the host of two podcasts: “Q&A” and “Music for a While.” In 2011, he filmed “The Human Parade, with Jay Nordlinger,” a TV series bringing hour-long interviews with various personalities. He is the author of two books: Peace, They Say: A History of the Nobel Peace Prize (Encounter Books, March 2012) and Children of Monsters: An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators (Encounter Books, September 2015). His journalism has been collected in two books: Here, There & Everywhere (National Review Books, January 2007) and Digging In (National Review Books, December 2016). A native Michigander, Nordlinger lives in New York.