The New Yorker Discussion Group Facilitated by Diana B. Loevy

New Session Begins January 26, 2017 and runs through March 30, 2017

This series is a lively community discussion group where attendees may talk about news events, contemporary culture, cuisine, profiles, fiction, humor, and the political scene based on articles from The New Yorker magazine. Space is limited, so please register here. You will be contacted when the first issues arrive at the library. Refreshments will be served.

Readings from the February 13th and 20th issue:

-Page 29: Talk of the Town: Adam Gopnik on Trump’s anti-Americanism
-Page 34: Talk of the Town: James Surowiecki on budget cuts
-Page 44: Annals of Wildlife: “Valley Cats” by Dana Goodyear
-Page 52: Profiles: “Journeyman” by Patrick Radden Keefe
-Page 66: Personal History: “Losing Streak” by Kathryn Schulz
-Page 84: A Critic at Large: Hilton Als on film, race, and the legacy of James Baldwin
-Page 89: Books: Thomas Mallon on George Sander’s “Lincoln in the Bardo”