Ben Lawsky, 35 Federal prosecutor, New York City

What are you reading?

Conspiracy of Fools by Kurt Eichenwald

Where did you get it?

Three Lives Bookstore, $26

What prompted you to buy it?

A friend, another prosecutor, recommended it.

How are you liking it?

I'm only 50 pages into it, but you really feel like you're getting the full story. It's very well researched, but reads almost like a novel.

What's the last book you read?

Kafka on the Shore, which is brilliant

Are you reading anything else?

I just started poking around in the new Boss Tweed biography.

What do you plan to read next?

Bill Clinton's book and the new Stella Rimington mystery, At Risk.