THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"The Pirates' Code" by James Surowiecki: On prediction markets.
OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS
"On Impact" by Ian Frazier: A meteorite mystery in New Jersey.
"Forbidden Fare" by Orhan Pamuk: When hot dogs came to Turkey.
"If I Vanished" by Stuart Dybek
Bryan Caplan's The Myth of the Rational Voter
by Louis Menand.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.