"The 'IC' Factor " by Hendrik Hertzberg: Are George W. Bush and conservatives forgetting something when they challenge the "Democrat" party?
TALK OF THE TOWN
LETTER FROM BERUIT
"The Battle for Lebanon" by Jon Lee Anderson: Has Israel's assault weakened Hezbollah - or made it stronger?
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"The Bush Quiz" by Paul Slansky: The twentieth hundred days of the Bush administration.
A CRITIC AT LARGE
"Late Works" by John Updike: Reviewing the twilight works of writers.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"What If" by Anthony Lane: Helena Bonham Carter can't connect in Conversations with Other Women and one man plays the most dangerous game in 13 Tzameti.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.