"Don't Drive, He Said" by Elizabeth Kolbert: NYC Mayor Bloomberg proposes congestion pricing.
"The Conciliator" by Larissa MacFarquhar: Barack Obama's vision.
LIFE AND LETTERS
"The Magus" by Dana Goodyear: The astonishing appeal of Paulo Coelho.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Acting Out" by Anthony Lane: Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 3 and Ian Holm in The Treatment.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.