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Sports, Complexity, and the Ten-Thousand-Hour Rule : The New Yorker
Does the magazine look dangerous this week? Or do the drawings throughout this week's issue, by R. Kikuo Johnson, look like any number of people in America, in all sorts of circumstances? View the slide show and read our coverage of the Trayvon Martin case: nyr.kr/HaCruz
Alex Ross recalls meeting the pianist, and oldest living Holocaust survivor, Alice Herz-Sommer.
Lauren Collins visits Chelsea Flower Show, "the Westminster Kennel Club dog show for plants" nyr.kr/Jsb3fi
An Olympic-themed cover from the 1960 Games in Rome. Click-through to see more Olympic covers: nyr.kr/MmfwOE
Junot Díaz talks about his story in this week's issue, "The Cheater's Guide to Love." Let me guess: nerdy high school boy doesn't get the girl nyr.kr/NrREMI