"Studies Say" by Hendrik Hertzberg: The devastating indictment known as the Iraq Study Group report.
TALK OF THE TOWN
"Joyride" by Mark Singer: A German national who was falsely imprisoned as an Al Qaeda operative takes a ride with the top down.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Knowing the Enemy" by George Packer: The anthropology of insurgency.
ANNALS OF PUBLISHING
"The Good Book Business" by Daniel Radosh: The boom in Bible publishing.
"First Bite" by Anthony Lane: What's eating Hannibal Lecter?
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Fighting Men" by Anthony Lane: Stephen Soderberg's The Good German and Mel Gibson's Apocalypto.