In this issue:
"Happy Birthday", by Adam Gopnik: Philip Roth at 80.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Face Time", by James Surowiecki: Marissa Mayer bucks the telecommuting trend.
A CRITIC AT LARGE
"The Dark Ages", by Jill Lepore: Terrorism, counterterrorism, and the law of torment.
ANNALS OF DISASTER
"Notes from Underground", by David Owen: Watch where you step in Florida.
"A Fork of One’s Own", by Jane Kramer: A history of culinary revolution.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Marv Albert Is My Therapist", by Jesse Eisenberg.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Kids’ Stuff", by David Denby: Reviews of Oz the Great and Powerful and Jack the Giant Slayer.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.