"Chin Music", by Louis Menand: The war between the White House and Fox News.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"The Oracle", by David Remnick: Cornel West keeps his promise to Barack Obama.
"The Things People Say", by Elizabeth Kolbert: Rumors in an age of unreason.
"Robots that Care", by Jerome Groopman: Advances in technological therapy.
"Wild, Wild Wes", by Richard Brody: A master of high style goes looking for adventure.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.