"The States We're In", by Hendrik Hertzberg: California or bust.
THE SPORTING SCENE
"The Deepest Dive", by Alec Wilkinson: A hundred meters down.
"Laugh, Kookaburra", by David Sedaris: A childhood memory in the bush.
LETTER FROM CALIFORNIA
"Plugged In", by Tad Friend: Is the electric car the future?
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Americans in Paris", by David Denby: Reviews of Inglourious Basterds and Julie & Julia.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.