"Transitioning", by Hendrik Hertzberg: Presidents, coming and going.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Drank", by Ben McGrath: The anti-energy drink.
"Cuz", by Lauren Collins: A Kennedy cousin comes to town.
"Baby Food", by Jill Lepore: Are breast pumps edging out nursing?
ANNALS OF GAMES
"Spreading the Word", by Judith Thurman: Scrabble mania's online resurgence.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"My Holocaust Memoir", by Ben Greenman: Spoofing the pseudo-memoir.
"Altered States", by Nancy Franklin: Reviews of United States of Tara and The Beast.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Che's Way", by Anthony Lane: A review of Stephen Soderbergh's Che.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.