In this issue:
"Reading the Numbers", by Margaret Talbot: The drop in abortion rates.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Cheap Words", by George Packer: Amazon's impact on the book publishing business.
ONWARD AND OUTWARD
"This Old Man", by Roger Angell: Life in the nineties.
A CRITIC AT LARGE
"Bigger Than Phil", by Adam Gopnik: When did faith start to fade?
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.