In this issue:
"Name Calling", by Steve Coll: Al Qaeda’s changing brand.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Eyeing Apple", by James Surowiecki: Why has Apple fallen from grace?
LETTER FROM NEWTOWN
"Local Story", by Rachel Aviv: A community newspaper covers a national tragedy.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"The House of Pain", by Ryan Lizza: Eric Cantor and the Republicans.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Dangerous Liaisons", by David Denby: Reviews of Like Someone in Love and Beautiful Creatures.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.