"Greatness", by Nicholas Lemann: Presidents who really matter.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"A Smarter Stimulus", by James Surowiecki: The logic of Obama's rebate.
ANNALS OF PUBLIC POLICY
"Getting There from Here", by Atul Gawande: How health-care reform really happens.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Mouse au Vin", by Noah Baumbach: Experiments with resveratrol.
"Elephant", by Aravind Adiga
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Brief Lives", by David Denby: Reviews of Notorious, Cherry Blossoms, and Wendy and Lucy.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.