In this issue:
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Inside Tracks", by James Surowiecki: The ongoing scourge of insider trading.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Queens Woodpile", by Ben McGrath: Sifting through debris from Sandy.
"Pedigree", by Walter Kirn: My friend Clark Rockefeller.
"Happy Trails", by Sherman Alexie.
"Trauma Queen", by Emily Nussbaum: The pulp appeal of Law & Order: SVU.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.