"Rovian Ways", by Nicholas Lemann: The career of Karl Rove.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Beware Bailouts", by James Surowiecki: On the stock market and the Fed.
ANNALS OF AGRICULTURE
"Sowing for Apocalypse", by John Seabrook: The creation of a global seed bank.
SHOUTS AND MURMURS
"My Mega Millions", by Larry Doyle: A hypothetical.
LETTER FROM FRANCE
"The Human Bomb", by Adam Gopnik: Nicolas Sarkozy's plan for France.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Lone Sailors", by Anthony Lane: The legacy of Michelangelo Antonioni and a review of Deep Water.