"Obamaism", by George Packer: Is there a philosopher-in-chief?
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"The Bush Six", by Jane Mayer: The British barrister behind the possible indictment of Bush Administration officials.
LETTER FROM TEHRAN
"Can Iran Change?", by Jon Lee Anderson: Ahmadinejad comes up for reelection.
ANNALS OF FINANCE
"I.O.U.", by Jill Lepore: The American way of debt.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Friends", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Adventureland and Goodbye, Solo.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.