In this issue:
"The Choice" by David Remnick: Hillary Clinton is poised to be the first female American President, but her campaign has little room for complacency.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Home Free" by Jennifer Gonnerman: How a New York State prisoner became a jailhouse lawyer, and changed the system.
ANNALS OF SCIENCE
"The Unseen" by Raffi Khatchadourian: Millions of microbes are yet to be discovered. Will one hold the ultimate cure?
"What It Is Like to Like" by Louis Menand: Art and taste in the age of the Internet.