"Alt-Newt", by Hendrik Hertzberg: The future of a futurist.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Accounts Payable", by Abby Aguirre: Occupy Wall Street’s Accounting Working Group.
"Being Sir Larry", by Rebecca Mead: Kenneth Branagh, second-hand books, and Laurence Olivier.
LETTER FROM CAIRO
"The Mosque on the Square", by Peter Hessler: Two weeks in the Egyptian revolution.
LETTER FROM MOSCOW
"The Civil Archipelago", by David Remnick: Can the resistance to Putin gain traction?
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Theatre on Film", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Pina and Carnage.
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