"Money Talks", by John Cassidy: The politics of the bailout.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Alaskan Tropic", by Steve Kurutz: Sarah Palin and the Washington tanning lobby.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"The Appalachian Problem", by Peter J. Boyer: Obama goes to rural Virginia.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"The Stolen Forests", by Raffi Khatchadourian: The global war on illegal logging.
"God in the Fun Machine", by John Lahr: Reviews of Passion Play and Equus.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Edge of Dark", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Blindness and Rachel Getting Married.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.