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From our New York City Collection, Joseph Mitchell’s classic 1940 story about McSorley’s, the oldest saloon in the city: http://nyr.kr/1nSwpVL
“In other saloons if a man tells a story, good or bad, the man next to him laughs perfunctorily and immediately tries to tell a better one. It is possible to relax in McSorley’s. For one thing, it is dark and gloomy, and repose comes easy in a gloomy place.”
To help you navigate our newly unlocked archive, we’ve curated themed collections of New Yorker classics. Take a look at Janet Flanner’s 1927 piece on the dancer Isadora Duncan, from our Profiles Collection: http://nyr.kr/UqPDGB
”If you read The New Yorker’s business archive chronologically, you can watch the world of industry change in fundamental ways..”From KFC’s Colonel to a Lego design studio, here’s a look back at business writing in our archive: http://nyr.kr/XQCdOz
Pope Benedict XVI announced his imminent retirement yesterday morning; his last day as Pope will be February 28th. Here are three articles from our archive that explore his personality, his intellectual life, and his place in the long history of the Catholic Church: http://nyr.kr/12oLi40
“Zero Dark Thirty” is two and a half hours long; in real life, the hunt for Osama bin Laden lasted for nine and a half years. Here are four fact-filled pieces from The New Yorker’s archives to help you fill in the gaps… http://nyr.kr/V7wwyp