In this issue:
"Today’s Woman", by David Remnick: Hillary Clinton – then and now.
ON AND OFF THE AVENUE
"Sole Cycle", Rebecca Mead: The homely Birkenstock is getting a fashion makeover.
LETTER FROM SEOUL
"About Face", by Patricia Marx: Why is South Korea the world’s plastic-surgery capital?
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"A Fight at the Opera", by James B. Stewart: Peter Gelb’s bold vision for the Met comes at a cost.
"What About Bob?", by Emily Nussbaum: A review of The Jinx.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.