"Danger Levels" by David Remnick: The bewildering Western respond to the conflict in Lebanon.
TALK OF THE TOWN
"Change of Plans" by Jon Lee Anderson: A child actor tries to get out of Lebanon.
ANNALS OF INFORMATION
"Know It All" by Stacy Schiff: Will Wikipedia conquer expertise?
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"The Ambien Cookbook" by Paul Simms: Some recipes you can make with your eyes closed.
"The Lobsterman" by Alec Wilkinson: Solving a mystery off the Maine coast.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Hot and Bothered" by David Denby: The trendsetting 80s TV show Miami Vice hits the big screen, and a life changing road trip in Little Miss Sunshine.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.