In this issue:
"Military Secrets", by Adam Gopnik: The human side of the Petraeus affair.
"Tax Time", by Jill Lepore: How politicians manufactured a crisis.
"Shaken", by Victor Zapana: A mother goes to prison.
"The Hell Raiser", by Kelefa Sanneh: A pastor seeks a more tolerant church.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Animal Instincts", by David Denby: Reviews of Life of Pi and Silver Linings Playbook.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.