In this issue:
"China’s Crisis", by Evan Osnos: A family scandal exposes the system.
ANNALS OF GASTRONOMY
"Raw Deal", by Dana Goodyear: A major food fight in California.
ANNALS OF HIGHER EDUCATION
"Get Rich U.", by Ken Auletta: Is Stanford too close to Silicon Valley?
"Unreconciled", by Philip Gourevitch: A review of Patrick Flanery’s novel, Absolution.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Funny and Funnier", by David Denby: Reviews of Bernie, The Three Stooges, and Lockout.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.