"On Trial" by Orhan Pamuk: The Turkish writer contemplates the charges against him.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Cyber City" by Daniel Radosh: Touring a new video game's virtual Manhattan.
"The Baghdad Daily Bugle" by Bruce McCall. Good news from Iraq.
ANNALS OF COMMUNICATIONS
"The Inheritance" by Ken Auletta: Can Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., save the Times and himself?
LIFE AND LETTERS
"Becoming Mary Poppins" by Caitlin Flanagan: P. L. Travers, Walt Disney, and the making of a myth.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Beasts and Beauties" by David Denby: King Kong and Memoirs of a Geisha.