In this issue:
"Saudi Shakeup", by Steve Coll: A new challenge for President Obama’s nuclear negotiations with Iran.
LETTER FROM NORWAY
"The Inexplicable", by Karl Ove Knausgaard: Inside the mind of a mass killer.
DEPT. OF JUSTICE
"To Have and to Hold", by Jill Lepore: Reproduction, marriage, and the Constitution.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Where the River Runs Dry", by David Owen: The Colorado and America's water crisis.
"Good Night", by Emily Nussbaum: David Letterman's last weeks.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"High Gear", by Anthony Lane: A review of Mad Max: Fury Road.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.