In this issue:
"A Place in History", by George Packer: Boston, before and after.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"At the Scene", by Seth Mnookin: A city transformed.
"The Culprits", by David Remnick: Who are the Tsarnevs?
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"The Underground Recovery", by James Surowiecki: The grey economy.
ANNALS OF IMMIGRATION
"The Deportation Machine", by William Finnegan: A citizen vs. the system.
"Happiness", by Ian Parker: Noah Baumbach changes direction.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Home Fronts", by Anthony Lane: Review of Oblivion and In the House.