In this issue:
"On the Trail", by Steve Coll: The Democrats after President Obama.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Thicker Than Water", by Tad Friend: A Nantucket family’s trial at sea.
"Man and Machine", by Susan Orlean: Playing games on the Internet.
"Bet the Farm", by Dan Chiasson: Robert Frost’s turbulent apprenticeship.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"The Cost of Survival", by Anthony Lane: A review of The Last of the Unjust.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.