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Jay Nordlinger  

American Journalist, Senior Editor of National Review

Jay Nordlinger is a journalist. He is a senior editor of National Review, and a book fellow of the National Review Institute. He is also a music critic for The New Criterion and The Conservative. He writes about a variety of subjects, including politics, foreign affairs, and the arts. Nordlinger assisted the speechwriting team of George W. Bush in the last six weeks of the 2000 presidential election.

Nordlinger has published three books: Here, There & Everywhere: Collected Writings of Jay Nordlinger, comprising some 100 pieces on various subjects, They Say: A History of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Most Famous and Controversial Prize in the World, and Children of Monsters: An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators.

Since 2002, he has hosted a series of public interviews at the Salzburg Festival. For the National Review website, he writes a column called “Impromptus.” With Mona Charen, he hosts the Need to Know podcast, and he also hosts a podcast called Q&A. In 2011, he filmed The Human Parade, with Jay Nordlinger, a TV series bringing hour-long interviews with various personalities.


Perfect Republicans, &c. - National Review
On the GOP, the Democrats, Texas slogans, and more
Our Two Parties Now - National Review
My Impromptus today is mainly about the Republican party, with some Democrats thrown in. I lead with Kelly Loeffler — about whom Trump forces had great concern. She is the new senator from Georgia, appointed by Governor Brian Kemp.
Lincoln, Daniel, and More - National Review
In Impromptus today, I bring up a slew of issues and personalities — including Sam Donaldson, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Steph Curry, Jessye Norman, Andre Drummond, Frederick Koch, and Clayton Williams. See what catches your fancy.

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