"Struggles", by Philip Gourevitch: The underpinnings of unrest in South Africa and its neighbors.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Digging", by Mike Peed: Archaeologists weigh in on the new Indiana Jones movie.
"Lucky People", by Nick Paumgarten: The irresistible charm of Big Brown.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"All Together Now?", by James Surowiecki: Does CBS' takeover of CNET make sense?
"Don't Cry", by Mary Gaitskill: Adoption and memories in Ethiopia.
"That Seventies Show", by Nancy Franklin: CBS' Swingtown revisits a bygone era.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Carrie", by Anthony Lane: Sex and the City hits the big screen.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.