In this issue:
"Endgame", by Dexter Filkins: Saying goodbye to Afghanistan.
THE SPORTING SCENE
“Super Sam”, by Ben McGrath: A late bloomers moment of glory.
TRUE ROMANCE DEPT.
"Looking for Someone", by Nick Paumgarten: Inside the world of online dating.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Fore!", by Larry David.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Academic Questions", by Anthony Lane: Review of Bad Teacher, Terri and The Names of Love.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.