Publisher's Summary

In this issue:

THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Change We Can't Believe In", by James Surowiecki: Argentina's great coin shortage.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Panther(s)!", by Nick Paumgarten

FICTION
"Good Neighbors", by Jonathan Franzen.

A CRITIC AT LARGE
"Show or Tell", by Louis Menand: Can you teach creative writing?

ON TELEVISION
"Naughty Nurse", by Nancy Franklin: A review of Nurse Jackie.

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