In this issue:
"Judgment Days", by David Remnick: The uprising in Egypt.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"China Hands", by Gay Talese: Kissinger's colleagues on Nixon in China.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Sputnikonomics", by James Surowiecki: Should America be funding investments with more debts?
LETTER FROM KABUL
"The Afghan Bank Heist", by Dexter Filkins: The corruption of Karzai's officials exposed.
DEPT. OF EDUCATION
"The Order of Things", by Malcolm Gladwell: The problem with college rankings.
"Mars Attacks!", by Sasha Frere-Jones: Bruno Mars's global strategy.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Long Time Coming", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Eagle and Into Eternity.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.