In this issue:
"Long Engagements", by George Packer: Hillary’s exit.
OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS
"The Toll", by Ian Frazier: Staten Island after Sandy.
LETTER FROM ISLAY
"Spirit Guide", by Kelefa Sanneh: Reinventing a classic Scotch.
A CRITIC AT LARGE
"Moon Man", by Adam Gopnik: Galileo and impolitic science.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.