In this issue:
"Foreign Story", by Rebecca Mead: The Amanda Knox syndrome.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Magic Lantern", by Emma Allen: Reed Krakoff helps design a lamp for charity.
"Honest Honus", by Reeves Wiedeman: The most valuable baseball card in existence.
THE SPORTING SCENE
"Oddball", by Ben McGrath: The education of R. A. Dickey.
OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS
"The El Dorado Machine", by Douglas Preston: Lost cities of the pre-Columbian rain forest.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Battle Weary", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Iron Man 3 and Something in the Air.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.