In this issue:
"Threatened", by David Remnick: Isreal and democracy.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Road Test", by Michael Schulman: How do ProBax cushions hold up on Broadway?
"Stingers", by Calvin Tompkins: Beekeeping on the roof of the Whitney.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"Life of the Party", by Ryan Lizza: The Republican free-for-all.
ANNALS OF MEDICINE
"The Deadliest Virus", by Michael Specter: It’s isolated in a lab. Will it stay there?
"Extreme Makeover", by Dahlia Lithwick: The story of Lawrence v. Texas.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Alexander the Great", by Jack Handey.
THE ART WORLD
"Not Like the Other Ones", by Peter Schjeldahl: A surprising Whitney Biennial.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Bringing Up Babies", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Friends with Kids and Attenberg.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.