In this issue:
"The Next Great Famine", by Amy Davidson: Climate change could cause the next great famine.
LETTER FROM JEDDAH
"Sisters in Law", by Katherine Zoepf: Saudi women are beginning to know their rights.
ANNALS OF HOLLYWOOD
"The Mogul of the Middle", by Tad Friend: As the movie business founders, Adam Fogelson tries to reinvent the system.
A CRITIC AT LARGE
"A View from the Fringe", by Thomas Mallon: The John Birch Society and the rise of the radical right.