In this issue:
"Oil Shocks", by Elizabeth Kolbert: The real cause of the Gulf disaster?
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Basta", by Gay Talese: The closing of a famous New York restaurant that's been frozen in time for sixty years.
"Doctor, Doctor", by Lizzie Widdicombe: Celebrity dropouts finally get degrees.
LETTER FROM MEXICO
"Silver of Lead", by William Finnegan: The drug cartel La Familia gives local officials a choice: Take a bribe or a bullet.
"The Plastic Panic", by Jerome Groopman: How worried should we be about everyday chemicals?
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Epic Struggles", by David Denby: Reviews of Prince of Persia and John Rabe.
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