In this issue:
br>"Suffering", by George Packer: The earthquake in Haiti.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
br>"Helpless", by Lizzie Widdicombe: New York rallies for Haiti.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
br>"Bundles of Cable", by James Surowiecki: The latest public battle over programming fees.
LIFE AND LETTERS
br>"Kid Goth", by Dana Goodyear: Neil Gaiman's fantasies.
br> "Louche Change", by Hendrik Hertzberg: A review of Game Change.
br>"The Dime Store Floor", by David Owen: What did childhood smell like?
SHOUTS & MURMURS
br>"Heavy Artillery", by George Saunders: Obesity could become a matter of national security.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
br>"Survival Stories", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Creation and The Girl on the Train.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.