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Publisher's Summary

In this issue:
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Tee Time", by Emma Allen: A billionaire businessman visits one of his clothing stores.
URBAN CHRONICLES
"The Crooked Ladder", by Malcolm Gladwell: The criminal’s guide to upward mobility.
PROFILES
"Paper Palaces", by Dana Goodyear: The architect of the dispossessed meets the one per cent.
AMERICAN ANNALS
"A Raised Voice", by Claudia Roth Pierpont: How Nina Simone turned the movement into music.
THE THEATRE
"The Family of Man", by Hilton Als: Stephen Adly Guirgis on fathering the fatherless.
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