In this issue:
"Brothers’ Keepers’", by Peter Hessler: President Morsi and Egypt’s crisis.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Zombie Art", by Rebecca Mead: What happens to artwork damaged beyond repair?
DEPT. OF ECOLOGY
"Recall of the Wild", by Elizabeth Kolbert: How to make a prehistoric landscape.
ANNALS OF LINGUISTICS
"Utopian for Beginners", by Joshua Foer: Inventing an ideal language.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Dead Reckoning", by David Denby: Reviews of Zero Dark Thirty and This Is Forty.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.