THE TALK OF THE TOWN
ANNALS OF ENTERPRISE
"The Players" by Kevin Conley: Poker becomes a career path of choice.
"Long-Distance Client" by Allegra Goodman: A man's mid-life crisis amid the dot-com boom.
A CRITIC AT LARGE
"The Candy Man" by Margaret Talbot: Why children love Roald Dahl's books - and many adults don't.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.