"War and Words" by Hendrik Hertzberg: President George W. Bush's state of the union.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
LETTER FROM WASHINGTON
"The Believer" by Jeffrey Goldberg: George W. Bush's loyal speechwriter.
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
"Million-Dollar Murray" by Malcolm Gladwell: Why problems like homelessness may be easier to solve than to manage.
"Bauer Power" by Nancy Franklin: A new season for the longest day on television.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Home and Abroad" by David Denby: Bubble, Neil Young: Heart of Gold, and Tristram Shandy.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.