In this issue:
"Matters of Privacy", by Margaret Talbot: Domestic abuse and privacy.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"The Revenge of Rand Paul", by Ryan Lizza: The Senator has fought to go mainstream with the ideology that he shares with his father.
LIFE AND LETTERS
"The Weight of Words", by Masha Gessen: One of Russia’s most famous writers is confronting the state.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Theydunnit", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Gone Girl, The Two Faces of January, and The Blue Room.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.