In this issue: COMMENT "Today’s Woman", by David Remnick: Hillary Clinton – then and now. ON AND OFF THE AVENUE "Sole Cycle", Rebecca Mead: The homely Birkenstock is getting a fashion makeover. LETTER FROM SEOUL "About Face", by Patricia Marx: Why is South Korea the world’s plastic-surgery capital? A REPORTER AT LARGE "A Fight at the Opera", by James B. Stewart: Peter Gelb’s bold vision for the Met comes at a cost. ON TELEVISION "What About Bob?", by Emily Nussbaum: A review of The Jinx.