In this issue:
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Mind the Gap", by James Surowiecki: Employers are wrong about workers’ skills.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Housing Crisis", by Rebecca Mead: A shaky economy cost a time-share mogul his dream-home.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"After America", by Dexter Filkins: Will civil war will hit Afghanistan when the U.S. leaves?
ANNALS OF SCIENCE
"The Mosquito Solution", by Michael Specter: A biotech bid to eradicate dengue.
"Black and Blue", by Emily Nussbaum: Reviews of Louie and Episodes.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.