"Quagmiers" by Hendrik Hertzberg: Why Pres. Bush is under fire for nominating Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court.
ANNALS OF CRIME
"A Theft in the Library" by William Finnegan: Did a leading dealer in antique maps steal them?
THE ART BUSINESS
"Salesman" by Nick Paumgarten: How Leo Koenig mixes knowledge with chutzpah to sell art.
THE SKY LINE
"Some Assembly Required" by Paul Goldberger: An architect in rural Missouri creates aesthetically-pleasing pre-fab houses.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Best Friends" by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and In Her Shoes.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.