In this issue:
"Bad Press", by Nicholas Lemann: Rules for journalists.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
“Hunting Horsetails”, by Oliver Sacks: Frond feelings on the High Line.
ANNALS OF IMMIGRATION
"The Asylum Seeker", by Suketu Mehta: Strategies for a difficult process.
LETTER FROM CAIRO
"Who Owns the Revolution?", by Wendell Steavenson: Why protesters are back in Tahrir Square.
"Over There", by Hendrik Hertzberg. A review of A World on Fire.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Just the Sex", by David Denby: Reviews of Crazy, Stupid Love and Friends with Benefits.
Listen to A World on Fire by Amanda Foreman.Want more of The New Yorker?
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.