In this issue:
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Ay-Yi-Yi-Yi", by Ben McGrath: Photographing the Westminster Dog Show.
A CRITIC AT LARGE
"A Rooting Interest", by Jonathan Franzen: Learning to love Edith Wharton.
LIFE AND LETTERS
"The Plagiarist’s Tale", by Lizzie Widdicombe: The author of Assassin of Secrets has a secret of his own.
"Fright Nights", by Anthony Lane: The unsettling stories of M. R. James.
"It’s Good Enough for Me", by Emily Nussbaum: A renaissance in kids’ TV?
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Powers of Evil", by David Denby: Reviews of Chronicle and In Darkness.
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