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Roger Angell and Mark Singer on New York's high-crime years.

June 4th, 2013

Episode 321 of 447 episodes

The theme of this week's Fiction Issue is "Crimes and Misdemeanors"; Roger Angell writes about the perils of living in New York City during the nineteen-seventies and eighties. Here, The New Yorker's fiction editor Deborah Treisman talks with Roger Angell and staff writer Mark Singer about that era and crime writing. Also, Ed Park's secret password, and a song commentary by Marc Philippe Eskenazi.

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