THE POLITICAL SCENE
"Dream On", by Ben McGrath: Dreaming of Obama and Hillary.
"Everything, Everywhere", by Michael Schulman: The invention of the everything bagel.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Home Economics", by James Surowiecki: The trouble with home ownership.
"The Other Obama", by Lauren Collins: Michelle Obama's campaign.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"By the Foot", by Ian Frazier: Phasing out the square foot.
A CRITIC AT LARGE
"Advanced Placement", by Janet Malcolm: A review of the Gossip Girl novels.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Class Acts", by David Denby: A review of the new films The Bank Job and The Duchess of Langeais.
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