In this issue:
"The Cost of College", by Nicholas Lemann: Is the higher-education bubble about to pop?
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Unequal Shares", by James Surowiecki: Facebook’s I.P.O. and dual-class structures.
ANNALS OF POLITICS
"Raging Arizona", by Kelefa Sanneh: A border state’s immigration wrangles.
LETTER FROM KENYA
"Violated Hopes", by Charlayne Hunter-Gault: Rape as a hate crime.
A CRITIC AT LARGE
"Easy Writers", by Arthur Krystal: In praise of guilty reading pleasures.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Strongmen", by David Denby: Reviews of The Dictator and The Intouchables.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.