"Bah Humbug" by Hendrik Hertzberg: Taking sides on the war on Christmas.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Blackberry Picking" by James Surowiecki: Wireless e-mail and the problem with patents.
LIFE AND LETTERS
"Far from Narnia" by Laura Miller: Author Philip Pullman's secular fantasy for children.
"All that Glitters" by Louis Menand: Literature's global economy.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"The Other" by Anthony Lane: Munich, Hidden, and The New World.