In this issue:
"Limited Options", by George Packer: Tremendous risks in Syria.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Minsanity", by Ben McGrath: A Korean pitcher in New York.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Uber Alles", by James Surowiecki: The economy of peer-to-peer apps.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"Keystone Cops", by Ryan Lizza: Testing the President on climate change.
ANNALS OF PSYCHOLOGY
"Unreality Star", by Andrew Marantz: The Truman Show delusion.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"How They Roll", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Wadjda and Riddick
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.