In this issue:
"Days of Rage", by David Remnick: The Cairo crackdown.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Clawback", by James Surowiecki: Why is lobster suddenly so cheap?
LETTER FROM JORDAN
"City of the Lost", by David Remnick: Refugees from the Syrian terror.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"After Bloomberg", by Ken Auletta: The Mayor discusses his tenure.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Social History", by David Denby: Reviews of The Butler and Lovelace
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.