In this issue:
"Blessings in Disguise", by Kelefa Sanneh: The religious-freedom battle.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"What She’s Having", by Sophie Brickman: A tour of frumpy foodstuffs.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"The Hunt for El Chapo", by Patrick Radden Keefe: Catching a notorious drug lord.
DEPT. OF ESPIONAGE
"A New Kind of Spy", by Yudhijit Bhattacharjee: China’s man at Boeing.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Trouble Calls", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Young and Beautiful.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.