THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"The Permission Problem", by James Surowiecki: Too many stakeholders can be a deal-breaker.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN:
"Buddy Song", by Lizzie Widdicombe: Orrin Hatch's song for Ted Kennedy.
"Hippie Rock", by Michael Schulman: A walk in the park with the co-creator of Hair.
ANNALS OF CRIME
"The Chameleon", by David Grann: The many lives of Frederic Bourdin.
SHOUTS AND MURMURS
"Pollster Reports Nightmare", by Bruce McCall: A comedic piece on the overuse of polls.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Young Loves", by David Denby: Reviews of Vicky Cristina Barcelona and Elegy.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.