"Not Insane", by Hendrik Hertzberg: An economical Republican idea.
ANNALS OF FINANCE
"Madoff and his Models", by Ron Chernow: Madoff's guilty plea.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"The Replacement", by Jeffrey Toobin: Roland Burris's road to the Senate.
THE SPORTING SCENE
"Spin Right and Shoot Left", by John McPhee.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Tiny Bubbles", by Mike Peed: An Off Off Broadway bubble heist.