New Yorker Discussion Group
6:30 p.m.
Rowayton Library

Maybe you already have a subscription but only consistently glance at the cartoons? Or perhaps you yearn for in-depth reporting, written well without the prefab soundbites of TV news? Or you might just like to meet up with interesting individuals to talk about current events, the latest big hit on Broadway, upcoming museum exhibits worth a look all while enjoying a sip of wine and savory bites on a summer evening. If so, stop by the library and find out what selections are being discussed. The magazine issue is on us. Register here and we will let you know when the first issue arrives.

Assigned readings from the November 12 issue are:

- Page 29: Talk of the Town: Jill Lepore on the American response to terror
- Page 30: Talk of the Town: A marathon of Roth
- Page 46: The Political Scene: Yascha Mounk’s “Too Much Democracy
- Page 52: Letter from Washington: George Packer’s “A Hole in the Center”
- Page 57: Poem: “Transubstantiation” by Susan Firer
- Page 62: Annals of Medicine: Atul Gawande’s “The Upgrade”
- Page 67: Poem: “In This Country, I Hear…” by Bertolt Brecht
- Page 74: Fiction: “Cattle Praise Song” by Scholastique Mukasonga