In this issue:
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Tee Time", by Emma Allen: A billionaire businessman visits one of his clothing stores.
"The Crooked Ladder", by Malcolm Gladwell: The criminal’s guide to upward mobility.
"Paper Palaces", by Dana Goodyear: The architect of the dispossessed meets the one per cent.
"A Raised Voice", by Claudia Roth Pierpont: How Nina Simone turned the movement into music.
"The Family of Man", by Hilton Als: Stephen Adly Guirgis on fathering the fatherless.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.