John Updike’s Permanent Present Tense, and Other Culture Highlights From This Week’s New York


In this week's issue of New York, Sam Anderson remembers John Updike. Jerry Saltz reviews Kawara’s One Million Years at David Zwirner Gallery. David Edelstein reviews Coraline and Taken. Justin Davidson checks in with the Emerson Quartet. Has Showtime cornered the market on outsider heroines? Yes, says Emily Nussbaum. Tricia Brick raps with guitar goddess Kaki King. Scott Brown and Stephanie Zacharek review The American Plan and Hedda Gabler. Jada Yuan spends an hour with William H. Macy. And Boris Kachka interviews Denis O’Hare.