"The Choice", by The Editors: The New Yorker's editors endorse Barack Obama for president.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"The Hardest Vote", by George Packer: The disaffection of Ohio's working class.
A CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK
"Verbage", by James Wood: The Republican's word thing.
LETTER FROM CRAWFORD
"Exile on Main Street", by Pamela Colloff: Quiet times in George Bush's town.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Good Fights", by David Denby: Reviews of Body of Lies and Happy-Go-Lucky.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.