In this issue:
"Mixed Results", by George Packer: The message of Election Day.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Ambiguously Divine", by Reeves Wiedeman: Reading NPR’s underwriting credits.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Buzzkill", by Patrick Radden Keefe: How do you set up a legal market for pot?
LETTER FROM ABYDOS
"The Buried", by Peter Hessler: Archeologists and looters after Tahrir.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"American Gothic", by David Denby: Reviews of Nebraska and At Berkeley.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.