Adam Gopnik is a renowned writer and essayist. He has been writing for The New Yorker since 1986, where he has contributed numerous non-fiction, fiction, memoir and criticism pieces. Beyond this, he has written children’s books, edited anthologies, and engaged in many musical projects as a lyricist and libretto writer. He was selected by the CBC to deliver the fiftieth anniversary Massey Lectures and has lectured in almost every major American city. At the Strangers’ Gate is Gopnik’s vivid memoir of his move to New York in the 1980s.