"Missions" by Samantha Power: Why the African Union can't save Darfur alone.
ANNALS OF LAW
"Still Standing" by Jeffrey Toobin: How Roe v. Wade has endured.
LETTER FROM LOUISIANA
"Shelter and the Storm" by Katherine Boo: Terrebonne Parish meets Katrina's evacuees.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"College Essay" by Christopher Buckley: The ultimate college-application essay.
DEPARTMENT OF AMPLIFICIATION
"Land of the Diesel Bear" by John McPhee. Back in the cab of a big truck.
"The Spinoff Zone" by Nancy Franklin: The Colbert Report and The Boondocks.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Boy Wonders" by Anthony Lane: The Libertine, a bio-pic of John Wilmot, the second Earl of Rochester and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.