"The Lobby", by David Remnick: On the U.S./ Israel relationship.
ON THE STUMP
"Escapism Express", by Ben McGrath: Talking sports with John McCain.
"High-Water Marks", by Rebecca Mead: A hedge-fund regatta.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"The Unfriendly Skies", by James Surowiecki: On airline woes.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"The Jefferson Bottles", by Patrick Radden Keefe: How much rare old wine can one man find?
"Screwed Up", by Nancy Franklin: Reviews of Californication and Tell Me You Love Me.
"Travelling Man", by Sasha Frere-Jones: Manu Chao's global vision.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Eastern, Western", by David Denby: Reviews of The Nanny Diaries and 3:10 to Yuma.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.