In this issue:
"Table Talk", by Steve Coll: The Obama Administration’s Iran problem.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Steamed", by Ben McGrath: Yoga gets hotter.
OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS
"Out of the Bronx", by Ian Frazier: When private equity bought the bakery.
LETTER FROM CHINA
"Working Titles", by Leslie T. Chang: Best-sellers for a busy nation.
"Dear Leader", by Wyatt Mason: A review of Adam Johnson’s The Orphan Master’s Son.
"Screen Shot", by Sasha Frere-Jones: A review of Lana Del Rey’s Born to Die.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Material Girls", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of W. E. and Albert Nobbs.
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