The New Yorker Magazine – April 20, 2009

April 20, 2009 New Yorker Magazine Cover

Condé Nast has released the April 20, 2009 edition of The New Yorker Magazine!

No Nukes
National-security policy gets real.

The Comeback
March Madness in Cobble Hill.

A Roosevelt Reading List
A First Lady’s bedside reading.

The Tweets of Roland Hedley
Doonesbury’s Fox News correspondent tweets from the G-20.
Hanging Tough
How should companies behave in recessions?
The Ghost Course
Links to the past on a Scottish island.

Guy Walks into a Bar Car
Lost loves and lost years.
Roughing It
What two young women found in the Rockies.

The Vertical Tourist
Alain Robert’s obsession with skyscrapers.
Swamp Things
Florida’s uninvited predators.

“A Tiny Feast”
by Chris Adrian

The-Dream is everywhere.
by Sasha Frere-Jones
How Katherine Anne Porter perfected herself.
by Hilton Als
Geoff Dyer’s wandering eye.
by James Wood

Two shows pit silliness against suffering.
by John Lahr

“Younger Than Jesus” at the New Museum.
by Peter Schjeldahl

“Anvil! The Story of Anvil.”
by Anthony Lane
“Lunch Poem for F.S.”
by Jonathan Galassi

by Katha Pollitt

by D. Nurkse

Sonic Youth and Merce Cunningham, at BAM.
by Hilton Als

Kode9, at the American Museum of Natural History.
by Sasha Frere-Jones

The Gagosian gallery’s “Picasso: Mosqueteros.”
by Peter Schjeldahl

A new batch of Chopin recordings.
by Russell Platt
Howard Hawks’s “A Song Is Born.”
by Richard Brody
Walter Foods
by Shauna Lyon


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