New Yorker Discussion Group
Thursday, March 18, 2020
6:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom

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 and upcoming museum exhibits worth a look while in the comfort of your own home. If so, the list of the articles to be discussed is below. Contact us at if you don’t subscribe to your own copy of the magazine and we can help. Register here.

Selected readings from the March 15 issue:
  • Page 3: The Mail
  • Page 24: The Political Scene: "How Parties Die" by Jelani Cobb
  • Page 32: Dept. of Business: "Trailer-Park Trades" by Sheelah Kolhatkar
  • Page 38: Letter from Malibu: "Shot in the Dark" by Dana Goodyear
  • Page 50: A Reporter at Large: "Manufacturing Diplomacy" by Peter Hessler
  • Page 60: Fiction: "The Shape of a Teardrop" by T. Coraghessan Boyle

Online programs hosted by the library will be provided via Zoom. Visit their website here to find the appropriate download instructions and download link for your device. Registration for all programs is required. Participants who register for any program will receive an email with the link to join.