"Economy vs. Environment", by David Owen: The ecology of recessions.
ANNALS OF HUMAN RIGHTS
"Hellhole", by Atul Gawande: Is solitary confinement torture?
THE SPORTING SCENE
"What Would Jesus Bet?", by Alec Wilkinson: In search of the optimal poker strategy.
"Author, Author?", by David Sedaris: The big-box big tour
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Tricksters and Saints ", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Duplicity and Hunger.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.