"Taking the Job", by Hendrik Hertzberg: The President and the Governor.
ANNALS OF BUSINESS
"Not Quite Cricket", by Alec Wilkinson: Allen Stanford's Caribbean empire.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Listening Party", by Ben Greenman: Van Morrison on the birth of rock.
THE POP LIFE
"Flashing Lights", by Sasha Frere-Jones: Following Lily Allen .
"Wiggle Room", by David Foster Wallace.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Dark Visions", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Watchmen and Leave Her to Heaven.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.