In this issue:
"The X Factor", by Jill Lepore: History and Hillary Clinton
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"A Pirate’s Life", by David Owen: A celebration at the Explorers Club.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"The Comandante’s Canal", by Jon Lee Anderson: A giant engineering project in Nicaragua.
LETTER FROM CAIRO
"Revolution on Trial", by Peter Hessler: The Muslim Brotherhood and the military.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Lost Time", by David Denby: Reviews of The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Wind Rises.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.