In this issue:
"Beleaguered League" by Ben McGrath: A troublesome month for the NFL.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Chatterbox" by Anthony Lane: A particularly challenging performance.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"The Fight of Their Lives" by Dexter Filkins: ISIS, the Kurds, and the future of Iraq.
ANNALS OF LAW
"The Solace of Oblivion" by Jeffrey Toobin: The Internet and the right to be forgotten.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Together and Alone" by David Denby: Reviews of Pride and Tracks.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.