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Publisher's Summary

This edition contains five articles:

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.

PERSONAL HISTORY
"Forbidden Fare" by Orhan Pamuk: When hot dogs came to Turkey.

FICTION
"If I Vanished" by Stuart Dybek

BOOKS
Bryan Caplan's The Myth of the Rational Voter
by Louis Menand.

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