In this issue:
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"The Business of Austerity", by James Surowiecki: Why Wall Street should fear the Tea Party.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Little Worlds", by Adam Gopnik: Restoring the dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History.
"Proustian", by Rebecca Mead: Two chocolate egg creams at the Whitney’s new restaurant.
ANNALS OF EVOLUTION
"Sleeping with the Enemy", by Elizabeth Kolbert: Of humans and Neanderthals.
DEPT. OF GASTRONOMY
"Grub", by Dana Goodyear: Must we eat insects?
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.