"Untransformed" by Elizabeth Kolbert: How the Bush administration keeps missing chances to conserve energy.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Wagers of Sin" by James Surowiecki: America's love-hate relationship with online gambling.
ANNALS OF ACCESSORIES
"Bag Lady" by Andrea Lee: The woman behind the handbag boom.
LETTER FROM NOVA SCOTIA
"Rag Time" by Calvin Trillin: Home of the 10-dollar makeover.
A CRITIC AT LARGE
"Dressed for Excess" by Judith Thurman: Marie Antoinette, out of the closet.
"Backstage Angst" by Tad Friend: Aaron Sorkin returns to prime time.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Dream On" by Anthony Lane: Michel Gondry's The Science of Sleep and Renaissance.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.