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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                January 1986 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Contributors, pp. 8-9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 10-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. Reports & Comment by Cullen Murphy, pp. 20-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. The Hague: Hostage Aftermath by Alan Tonelson, pp. 22-27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. Chicago: Bad Press by J. Anthony Lukas, pp. 28-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. Public Health: A Measure of Failure by Stephen Budiansky, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. Gather Round, Collegians by Roy Blount, Jr., pp. 36-38
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. Coping With Cocaine by James Lieber, pp. 39-44
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. A Walk Before Breakfast by Linda Pastan, pp. 45-52
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. Men Under Water by Ralph Lombreglia, pp. 53-59
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. God's Hand in the World; Ballad of the Washed Hear by Yehuda Amichai, pp. 60-65
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12. "Ideas Move Nations" by Gregg Easterbrook, pp. 66-77
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13. Henry James at the Pacific by Donald Justice, pp. 78-80
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                14. First Encounters by Edward Sorel and Nancy Caldwell Sorel, pp. 81-82
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                15. Music: More Unfinished Schubert by William H. Youngren, pp. 83-85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                16. Computers: Lovable Software by James Fallows, pp. 86-89
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                17. Sports: Court Tennis by Stewart McBride, pp. 90-92
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Preacher of Paradox by William E. Leuchtenburg, pp. 93-94 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Reinhold Niebuhr: A Biography by Richard Wightman Fox
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 95-96 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Coxey's Army: An American Odyssey by Carlos A. Schwantes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. To a Violent Grave by Jeffrey Potter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. Undersea Life by Joseph S. Levine and Jeffrey L. Rotman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Benchley at the Theatre by Robert Benchley and Charles Getchell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. The Audubon Society Book of Wild Cats by Les Line and Edward R. Ricciuti
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Dateline: Toronto by Ernest Hemingway and William White
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. The Atlas of the Bible by John Rogerson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20. Acrostic No. 6 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 97-99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                21. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                22. Cover illustration by Theo Rudnak
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                February 1986 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 6-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. Reports & Comment by Cullen Murphy, pp. 16-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. London: The Government of Memory by Eva Hoffman, pp. 18-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. Washington: The Authorized Version by Tina Rosenberg, pp. 26-29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. Washington: Student-Aid Muddle by Denis P. Doyle and Terry W. Hartle, pp. 30-35
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. Storia dell'Arte 101 by John Harris, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. The Origin of Petroleum by David Osborne, pp. 39-55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. The Bloodsong by Ernst Havemann, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. Under the Vulture-Tree by David Bottoms, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. Love Sonnets by Pablo Neruda, pp. 62-63
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12. Copies in Seconds by David Owen, pp. 64-73
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13. Music: The Toscanini Sound by William H. Youngren, pp. 74-76
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                14. Dance: Swing Story by Robert P. Crease, pp. 77-82
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Prisoner of Devil's Island by Alistair Horne, pp. 83-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. The Affair: The Case of Alfred Dreyfus by Jean-Denis Bredin
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Writing for the Video Age by Jack Beatty, pp. 85-86 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Providence by Geoffrey Wolff
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 87-88 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Coaster by George Foy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Shackleton by Roland Huntford
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. The Riddle of the Dinosaur by John Noble Wilford
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Art Nouveau Style by Jean-Paul Bouillon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Scramble by Norman Gelb
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Gerald's Party by Robert Coover
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Bloomsbury/Freud by Perry Meisel, Walter Kendrick, and James Strachey, ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                18. Acrostic No. 7 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 89-91
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                19. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, pp. 92-94
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20. Cover illustration by Jose Cruz
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                March 1986 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 6-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. Reports & Comment by Jack Beatty, pp. 20-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. Washington: The Curse of the Six-Year Itch by Norman J. Ornstein, pp. 22-27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. The USSR: Atari Bolsheviks by Alex Beam, pp. 28-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. The Gambia: Signs in the Wilderness by Eugene Linden, pp. 32-37
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. Early Admissions by James Gorman, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. What Can Become of South Africa? by Conor Cruise O'Brien, pp. 41-60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. Meanwhile by Roger Shattuck, pp. 61-68
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. The Weather Watchers by Gordon Williams, pp. 69-73
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. The Pacific by Mark Helprin, pp. 74-78
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12. Selective Perjury by Karen Douglass, pp. 79-80
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13. First Encounters by Edward Sorel and Nancy Caldwell Sorel, pp. 81-90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                14. Music: Ring Resplendent by William H. Youngren, pp. 91-94
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                15. Fashion: The Revival of the Haute Couture by Holly Brubach, pp. 95-99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                16. Photography: Richard Avedon's Imagined West by Louise Todd, pp. 100-103
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Broken Lance by Martin Amis, pp. 104-106 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, Tobias Smollett, and Carlos Fuentes, ...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  A New Route to Equality by Ronald Dworkin, pp. 107-109 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. The Wrong Side of the Tracks by Charles Monroe Haar and Daniel W. Fessler
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 110-112 - 9 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. The Serpent and the Rainbow by Wade Davis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. South Light by Michael Parfit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. Rat Man of Paris by Paul West
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. America in Europe by German Arciniegas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. The Irrepressible Churchill by Kay Halle and Winston Churchill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. The Beetle of Aphrodite, and Other Medical Mysteries by Michael Howell and Peter Ford
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta by Mario Vargas Llosa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. A Day at a Time by Margo Culley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20. Acrostic No. 8 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 113-115
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                21. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, pp. 116-118
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                22. Cover illustration by Jean Michel Folon
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                April 1986 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Contributors, pp. 4-7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 8-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. Reports & Comment by William Ratilje, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. Discovery of the Month by Jack Beatty, pp. 16-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. Pakistan: The Amazon of Peshawar by John Keegan, pp. 18-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. Sudan:A Microcosm of Africa's Ills by Robert D. Kaplan, pp. 20-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. Physics: The Gospel of String by Robert P. Crease and Charles C. Mann, pp. 24-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. American Folktales by John Harris, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. Four Ways to Walk a Dog by Michael Lenehan, pp. 35-91
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. From the Rapido: La Spezia Genova by John Frederick Nims, pp. 92-99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. Do We Need to Be No. 1? by David M. Gordon, pp. 100-108
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12. My Mother's Clothes by Richard McCann, pp. 109-113
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13. Feather Bag, Stick Bag by Kim R. Stafford, pp. 114-116
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                14. Ballistics by Guy Billout, pp. 117-118
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                15. Music: Last of a Breed by Francis Davis, pp. 119-121
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Man Who Found the Wagons by Benjamin DeMott, pp. 122-124 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Franklin of Philadelphia by Esmond Wright
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Poor Mom by Barbara Ehrenreich, pp. 125-129 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Women and Children Last by Ruth Sidel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 130-132 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Charles Richard Johnson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Kipling's India by Thomas Pinney and Rudyard Kipling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. Blessings in Disguise by Alec Guinness
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. The Liberation of One by Romuald Spasowski
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Break In by Dick Francis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. The Diaries of Sophia Tolstoy by Cathy Porter and Sophia Tolstoy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Thinking Back by C. Vann Woodward
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Winter by Donald Hall and Clifton C. Olds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                19. Acrostic No. 9 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 133-135
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, pp. 136-138
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                21. Cover illustration by George Booth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                May 1986 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 6-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. Reports & Comment by Charles C. Mann, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. Amsterdam: Defining Rembrandt by Cullen Murphy, pp. 16-27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. Ulster: The Marching Season by Padraig O'Malley, pp. 28-33
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. Washington: How Many Are Hungry? by Nicholas Eberstadt and Clifford M. Lewis, pp. 34-39
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. The War We Knew by Ian Frazier, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. The Myth of America's Turn to the Right by Thomas Ferguson and Joel Rogers, pp. 43-47
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. The Song by Jane Hirshfield, pp. 48-55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. The White Rooster by Robert Bausch, pp. 56-63
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. Success Story: Blacks in the Military by Charles C. Moskos, pp. 64-72
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12. First Encounters by Edward Sorel and Nancy Caldwell Sorel, p. 73
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13. Running Out by Beth Lordan, pp. 74-78
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                14. Halley's Comet by Diane Ackerman, pp. 79-80
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                15. Music: How Gershwin Played It by William H. Youngren, pp. 81-85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                16. Fashion: Show Crazy by Holly Brubach, pp. 86-88
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Movies: Been There and Back by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 89-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Trouble in Mind (1986 Film) by Alan Rudolph
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                18. Goods: A Pen for Your Thoughts by Barbara Wallraff, pp. 91-93
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Out in the Cold by Lloyd Rose, pp. 94-95 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. A Perfect Spy by John le Carre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The New Face of Toil by James Fallows, pp. 96-98 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Brave New Workplace by Robert Howard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                21. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 99-100 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. The Golden Gate by Vikram Seth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Red Dawn at Lexington by Louis Birnbaum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. The New Painting: Impressionism 1874-1886 by Charles S. Moffett
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. On Persephone's Island by Mary Taylor Simeti
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Deadwood by Pete Dexter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Great and Desperate Cures by Elliot S. Valenstein
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. In Search of the Trojan War by Michael Wood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                22. Acrostic No. 10 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 101-103
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                23. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, pp. 104-106
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                24. Cover illustration by Robert Grossman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                June 1986 Issue = 25 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Contributors, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 7-14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. Reports & Comment by Jack Beatty, p. 15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. A Clash of Good Intentions by William Rathje, pp. 16-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. Crime: The Children's Crusade by Neil Spitzer, pp. 18-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. Bureaucracy: A Ministerial Portfolio by Paula Roberts, pp. 22-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. The Liquefaction of Your Home by Roy Blount, Jr., pp. 26-30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. The Origins of the Underclass by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 31-37
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. Waterbird by May Swenson, pp. 38-55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. The Other Miller by Tobias Wolff, pp. 56-59
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. Wiffle Ball by Ronald Wallace, pp. 60-61
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12. Thinking About Terrorism by Conor Cruise O'Brien, pp. 62-63
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13. Acid by Mary Oliver, pp. 64-66
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                14. The Filling of the Mediterranean Sea by Guy Billout, p. 67
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                15. Music: Directly From Beethoven by Lloyd Schwartz, pp. 68-69
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                16. Travel: Luggage Through the Ages by Cullen Murphy, pp. 70-71
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                17. Design: High-Tech Windows by Philip Langdon, pp. 72-74
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                18. Computers: All Quiet on the Corpus Callosum by James Fallows, pp. 75-76
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  A Hero of Islam by David Ignatius, p. 77 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. The Vanished Imam by Fouad Ajami
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Two Carters by Ronald Steel, pp. 78-79 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Morality, Reason, and Power by Gaddis Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                21. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Life Fright by Dick Cavett, pp. 80-81 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Stage Fright by Stephen Aaron
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                22. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 82-84 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Somerville and Ross: The World of the Irish R.M. by Gifford Lewis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Travels in Hyperreality by Umberto Eco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. In Praise of Wolves by R.D. Lawrence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Dead Giveaway by Simon Brett
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Winslow Homer Watercolors by Helen A. Cooper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. The Patient Has the Floor by Alistair Cooke
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Saranac by Robert Taylor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                23. Acrostic No. 11 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 85-87
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                24. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                25. Cover illustration by Robert Goldstrom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                July 1986 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 6-11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. The July Almanac, pp. 12-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. Reports & Comment by Daniel Mark Epstein, pp. 14-16
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. Conservation: Vanishing Land Reappears by Gregg Easterbrook, pp. 17-20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. India: Dowry Murders by Fergus M. Bordewich, pp. 21-26
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. Defense: The Spend-up by James Fallows, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. Sitting on a Seesaw by Roy Blount, Jr., pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. Pasta by Corby Kummer, pp. 35-43
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. Fairy Tale by Ellen Bryant Voigt, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. Where We Are Now by Ethan Canin, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12. The Origins of the Underclass by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 54-65
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13. I Love Old Whitman So by Allen Ginsberg, pp. 66-68
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                14. First Encounters by Edward Sorel and Nancy Caldwell Sorel, pp. 69-70
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                15. Music: Original Haydn by William H. Youngren, pp. 71-73
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                16. Sports: A Lithuanian Basketball Star by Sam Toperoff, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bunk? by Paul Kennedy, pp. 76-77 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Thinking in Time by Richard E. Neustadt and Ernest R. May
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 78-80 - 11 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. George Grosz: The Berlin Years by Serge Sabarsky
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. La Salle by John Vernon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. The Adrian Mole Diaries by Sue Townsend
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Oskar Kokoschka: A Life by Frank Whitford
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. The Funeral Makers by Cathie Pelletier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Microcosmos by Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Kara Kush by Idries Shah
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. Irish Walls by Alen MacWeeney and Richard Conniff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. The Second Creation by Robert P. Crease and Charles C. Mann
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11. Prize Stories, 1986 by William Abrahams
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                19. Acrostic No. 12 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 81-83
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                21. Cover illustration by Milton Glaser
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                August 1986 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Contributors, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 8-11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. The August Almanac, pp. 12-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. Reports & Comment by James Fallows, pp. 14-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. Berlin: Why the Wall Still Stands by Timothy W. Ryback, pp. 20-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. Health: An Endless Debate by Ellen Ruppel Shell, pp. 26-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. Dangers of Honky-tonk Dancing by William C. Gruben, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. Back From the Brink by McGeorge Bundy, Morton H. Halperin, and William W. Kaufmann, ..., pp. 35-41
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. Comfort by David Michael Kaplan, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. Bus Trip by Susan Mitchell, pp. 46-49
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. God and Man in Nicaragua by Conor Cruise O'Brien, pp. 50-55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12. Season Due by Rosanna Warren, pp. 56-72
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13. Spillway by Guy Billout, p. 73
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                14. Music: The Last Romantics by Annalyn Swan, pp. 74-76
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                15. Pop Culture: Comic Books for Grown-ups by Lloyd Rose, pp. 77-81
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                16. Fashion: The Louvre's New Gallery by Holly Brubach, pp. 82-84
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  FDR's Secret Sharer by Russell F. Weigley, pp. 85-88 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Eisenhower At War, 1943-1945 by David Eisenhower and Dwight D. Eisenhower
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Irish Maupassant by John Fowles, pp. 89-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. The News from Ireland, and Other Stories by William Trevor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 91-92 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. To Ends of the Earth by Michael Talbot
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Going to the Territory by Ralph Ellison
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. John Singer Sargent: His Portrait by Stanley Olson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. The Fourth Widow by Harold Adams
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. The Prodigy by Amy Wallace
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. American Classic by Mary Swope and Walter H. Kerr
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Biography of Broken Fortunes by Jane Maher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Stillness and Shadows by John Gardner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20. Acrostic No. 13 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 93-95
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                21. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                22. Cover illustration by Jozef Sumichrast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                September 1986 Issue = 27 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 6-11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. The September Almanac, pp. 12-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. Reports & Comment by Roy Blount, Jr., p. 14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. New Zealand: The Politics of Identity by David Harlan, pp. 14-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. Jobs: Women in the Work Force by George Gilder, pp. 20-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. The Law: Trust Versus Antitrust by Katrin Bridget Snow, pp. 26-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. The Enchanted Glade by George Starbuck, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. The Japanese Are Different From You and Me by James Fallows, pp. 35-41
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. Incident at Mhlaba Jail by Ernst Havemann, pp. 42-44
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. First Encounters by Edward Sorel and Nancy Caldwell Sorel, p. 45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12. "The Target Is Destroyed" by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 46-69
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13. Words From the Wise by Vivian Ducat, pp. 70-76
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                14. A Family of Poems by Marilyn Hacker, p. 77
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                15. My Father's Shirt by Sharon Olds, p. 77
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                16. Epithalamion by Katha Pollitt, p. 78
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                17. Analogies of the Leaf by Stanley Plumly, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                18. Late Loving by Mona Van Duyn, pp. 80-91
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                19. Music: A Third-Stream Opera by Francis Davis, pp. 92-93
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20. Design: From a Spark to a Flame by Robert P. Crease, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                21. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Teacher's Pet by Martin Amis, pp. 96-99 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Ulysses: A Critical and Synoptic Edition by James Joyce, Hans Walter Gabler, and Wolfhard Steppe, ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                22. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sex in Our Time by Phyllis Rose, pp. 100-101 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Rediscovering Love by Willard Gaylin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Re-Making Love by Barbara Ehrenreich, Elizabeth Hess, and Gloria Jacobs, ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                23. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Triumph of the Nerds by Lloyd Rose, pp. 102-103 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. It by Stephen King
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                24. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, p. 104 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Singletusk by Bjorn Kurten
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. The Anti-Soviet Soviet Union by Vladimir Voinovich
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. Alaska: Southeast to McKinley by Andrew Jaffe, Lisa Tysen, and Sven-Olof Lindblad, ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Imposters by George V. Higgins
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Men's Lives by Peter Matthiessen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Velazquez: Painter and Courtier by Jonathan Brown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Portrait of Delmore by Delmore Schwartz and Elizabeth Pollet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. The Hiroshima Murals by John Junkerman, John W. Dower, Iri Maruki, and Toshi Maruki, ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                25. Acrostic No. 14 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 105-107
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                26. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, pp. 108-110
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                27. Cover illustration by Theo Rudnak
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                October 1986 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 6-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. The October Almanac, pp. 20-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. Reports & Comment by Roy Blount, Jr., p. 22
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. The Press: New Money on Fleet Street by Simon Jenkins, pp. 22-27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. Washington: The Business of Politics by Gregg Easterbrook, pp. 28-37
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. Paris: Tools of Torture by Phyllis Rose, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. A Short History of the World by Jill Crane, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. How Business is Reshaping America by Christopher B. Leinberger and Charles Lockwood, ..., pp. 43-55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. Night Sport by William Hoffman, pp. 56-60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. Double Dactyls by George Starbuck, pp. 61-62
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12. Light by Guy Billout, p. 63
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13. Where Toys Come From by David Owen, pp. 64-79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                14. Archyology by Don Marquis, pp. 80-84
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                15. Music: Schnabel's Beethoven Restored by William H. Youngren, pp. 85-88
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                16. Sports: The Linemakers by Richard Zacks, pp. 89-93
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Crisis in Abstract Art by Hilton Kramer, pp. 94-97 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Working Space by Frank Stella
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Accidental Suicide by Barbara Ehrenreich, pp. 98-99 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Why We Lost the ERA by Jane J. Mansbridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Unvarnished Veritas by Cullen Murphy, pp. 100-101 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. The Harvard Guide to Influential Books by C. Maury Devine, Claudia M. Dissel, and Kim D. Parrish, ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 102-104 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Home: A Short History of an Idea by Witold Rybczynski
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Roger's Version by John Updike
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. North by Northeast by Walter Cronkite and Ray G. Ellis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Brantwood by Peter Hoyle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. The Mexican Pet by Jan Harold Brunvand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Adam's Task by Vicki Hearne
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Icebound by Leonard F. Guttridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Domenico Tiepolo: The Punchinello Drawings by Adelheid M. Gealt and Domenico Tiepolo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                21. Acrostic No. 15 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 105-107
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                22. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, pp. 108-110
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                23. Cover illustration by Seymour Chwast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                November 1986 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Contributors, pp. 6-9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 10-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. The November Almanac, pp. 20-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. Reports & Comment by David Owen, pp. 22-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. The Far East: No-Fat City by James Fallows, pp. 24-27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. Politics: England, Whose England? by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 28-39
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. No Longer Out of Place, Not Even You by Roy Blount, Jr., pp. 40-44
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. Intimate Partners by Maggie Scarf, pp. 45-94
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. Someone From Cracow by Justine De Lacy, pp. 95-105
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. Along the Western Front by Jack Beatty, pp. 106-111
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. Sinew by Raymond Carver, pp. 112-117
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12. The Quality of Life by Sue Miller, pp. 118-121
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13. In Memory of Mrs. Snow, My First Piano Teacher by Donald Justice, pp. 122-124
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                14. First Encounters by Edward Sorel and Nancy Caldwell Sorel, p. 125
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                15. Music: Avant-Garde Comrades by Francis Davis, pp. 126-129
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                16. Pop Culture: A Star Is Generated by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 130-132
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  From Beyond the Bars of Time by Lloyd Rose, pp. 133-134 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. The Enchanter by Vladimir Nabokov
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Reading, Writing, and Religion by Katie Leishman, pp. 135-138 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. God's Choice by Alan Peshkin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 139-140 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Here Lies Eric Ambler by Eric Ambler
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. The Grandmothers' Club by Alan Cheuse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. Peckham's Marbles by Peter De Vries
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. The Magic Feather by Lori Granger and William Granger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. The Pianoplayers by Anthony Burgess
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Through a Glass Darkly by Karleen Koen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20. Acrostic No. 16 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 141-143
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                21. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, pp. 144-146
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                22. Cover illustration by Etienne Delessert
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                December 1986 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Contributors, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 7-11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3. The December Almanac, pp. 12-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. Reports & Comment by David Owen, p. 14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. Language: Esperanto Lives by James Fallows, pp. 14-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. Chile: The Moral Limits of Self-Interest by Tina Rosenberg, pp. 24-29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. Monastic Mayhem by John Harris, pp. 30-36
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. "Who Do Men Say That I Am?" by Cullen Murphy, pp. 37-44
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. On the Last Day of the World: Waiting on the Roof by Sophia C. Black, pp. 45-58
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. Prop by Guy Billout, p. 59
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. May Angels Lead You Home by Sharon Sheehe Stark, pp. 60-65
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12. Intimate Partners by Maggie Scarf, pp. 66-76
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13. Mr. Meese, Meet Mr. Madison by Jack N. Rakove, pp. 77-79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                14. Sigodlin by Robert Morgan, pp. 80-91
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                15. Fashion: The Hunger for Hermes by Holly Brubach, pp. 92-96
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                16. Design: The Kitchen Enters the Stone Age by Philip Langdon, pp. 97-100
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Cant of Pity by Conor Cruise O'Brien, pp. 101-102 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. The Tears of the White Man by Pascal Bruckner
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 103-104 - 9 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. The Monkey's Wrench by Primo Levi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Seeds of Change by Henry Hobhouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. Mishima: A Vision of the Void by Marguerite Yourcenar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. On Acting by Laurence Olivier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Style and Substance by Judith Martin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. VN: The Life and Art of Vladimir Nabokov by Andrew Field
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Whales, Ice, and Men by John R. Bockstoce
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Hiroshige: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo by Henry D. Smith and Ando Hiroshige
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue by Laurie Norton Moffatt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                19. Acrostic No. 17 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 105-107
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, pp. 108-110
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                21. Cover illustration by Fred Otnes
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Issues of 1988 = 12 Issues, 277 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of 1989 = 12 Issues, 276 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of the 1990s = 10 Years, 113 Issues, 2,420 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Issues of 1990 = 12 Issues, 261 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Issues of 1991 = 11 Issues, 217 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Issues of 1992 = 11 Issues, 232 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Issues of 1993 = 12 Issues, 274 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Issues of 1994 = 12 Issues, 247 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Issues of 1995 = 9 Issues, 199 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Issues of 1996 = 11 Issues, 232 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of 1997 = 11 Issues, 243 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Issues of 1998 = 12 Issues, 255 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Issues of 1999 = 12 Issues, 260 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Issues of the 2000s = 10 Years, 102 Issues, 3,204 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Issues of 2000 = 12 Issues, 273 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Issues of 2001 = 11 Issues, 406 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Issues of 2002 = 11 Issues, 404 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Issues of 2003 = 10 Issues, 336 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Issues of 2004 = 10 Issues, 341 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of 2005 = 9 Issues, 318 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Issues of 2006 = 10 Issues, 382 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Issues of 2007 = 9 Issues, 264 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Issues of 2008 = 10 Issues, 257 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Issues of 2009 = 10 Issues, 223 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Issues of the 2010s = 1 Year, 1 Issue, 22 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Issues of 2010 = 1 Issue, 22 Articles