The New Yorker tem vindo a publicar uma série de contos sobre Nova Iorque extraida dos seus arquivos. Eis a segunda série organizada e apresentada por Joshua Rothman e Erin Overbey , em 28 de Julho.
"Last week, we announced that, for the rest of the summer and into the fall, we’d be assembling collections of favorite New Yorker stories. Today we’re releasing the second collection, of five stories about New York City, from the archive.
Each piece reveals a different side of the city. John Cheever’s “The Five-Forty-Eight” is a short story of heartbreak and revenge set on a commuter train. Adam Gopnik’s “Rikers High” is about a school for teens on Rikers Island—the “Island Academy.” Nick Paumgarten’s “Up and Then Down” tells the harrowing tale of an office worker trapped in an elevator for the weekend. Jane Kramer’s “Whose Art Is It?” explores the question of public art (who is it for, and who gets to make it?). And Joseph Mitchell’s “The Old House at Home” is a love letter to McSorley’s Old Ale House, the “oldest saloon in the city”—it was more than eighty years old when Mitchell wrote the story, in April, 1940.(...) " New York City in The New Yorker By Joshua Rothman and Erin Overbey,July 28, 2014