In this issue:
"Game Change", by Margaret Talbot: A professional basketball player is breaking barriers.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"The Middleman", by Ryan Lizza: Colorado’s governor and the blue frontier.
ANNALS OF MEDICINE
"Every Disease on Earth", by Rivka Galchen: A hospital in Queens sees it all.
"The Chaos of the Dice", by Raffi Khatchadourian: Backgammon’s top player bids big.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"All That Jazz", by David Denby: A review of The Great Gatsby.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.