"Risk Factor", by George Packer: The lessons of Mumbai.
ANNALS OF EDUCATION
"Most Likely to Succeed", by Malcolm Gladwell: The trouble with talent spotting.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Atomic John", by David Samuels: The quest to replicate the first A-bombs.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Is There a Problem Here?", by Larry Doyle: The joys of holiday shopping.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Ring Cycles", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Wrestler, The Reader, and Doubt
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.