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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  January 1987 Issue = 26 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 6-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. The January Almanac, pp. 18-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Reports & Comment by Jack Beatty, pp. 20-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. East Asia: The Rice Plot by James Fallows, pp. 22-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Washington: VAT Is a Bad Idea by Robert S. McIntyre, pp. 26-29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Italy: Living With Fallout by Mary Jo Salter, pp. 30-35
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. That Post-Modernism! by Eric Metaxas, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. The New Shape of American Politics by William Schneider, pp. 39-42
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. Sunday in the Old Republic by Derek Walcott, pp. 43-55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11. A Farm at Raraba by Ernst Havemann, pp. 56-60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12. First Encounters by Edward Sorel and Nancy Caldwell Sorel, p. 61
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13. The 1929 Parallel by John Kenneth Galbraith, pp. 62-66
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14. The Bad Physician by Linda Gregerson, p. 67
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15. Long Distance by Jane Smiley, pp. 68-71
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16. Prayer to Sparrow in Two Seasons by Jeffrey Skinner, pp. 72-76
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  17. Music: The Symphonic Furtwangler by William H. Younger, pp. 77-80
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  18. Food: Fast Puff Pastry by Corby Kummer, pp. 81-83
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Eternal Worm by Anthony Burgess, pp. 84-85 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Mephistopheles: The Devil in the Modern World by Jeffrey Burton Russell
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    "The Jail of Infinite Space" by William Boyd, pp. 86-87 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    All the Food Taht's Fit to Eat by Charles Michener, pp. 88-89 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Apple's Europe by R.W. Apple
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 90-91 - 9 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Robert Frost Himself by Stanley Burnshaw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Travels in the Land of the Gods (1898-1907) by Richard Gordon Smith and Victoria Manthrope
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Falling Towards England by Clive James
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. The Man Who Made the Devil Glad by Donald McCaig
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Vavra's Cats by Robert Vavra
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. The Greek Generals Talk by Phillip Parotti
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Hodgepodge by J. Bryan III
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8. Words and Images of Edvard Munch by Bente Torjusen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    9. Remaking America by Barbaralee Diamonstein
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  23. Acrostic No. 18 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 92-94
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  24. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 95
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  25. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, p. 96
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  26. Cover illustration by Tom Curry
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  February 1987 Issue = 25 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Contributors, pp. 4-7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 8-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. The February Almanac, pp. 20-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Reports & Comment by David Owen, pp. 22-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Modern Times by James Fallows, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. South Africa: The Business of Fighting Apartheid by Michael Massing, pp. 26-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Washington: No Refugees Need Apply by Claudia Dreifus, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. The Shame of Wanting by Brian McCormick, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. Heterosexuals and AIDS by Katie Leishman, pp. 39-51
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. The Voice of the Canefield by Joao Cabral de Melo Neto, pp. 52-59
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11. The Rev. Robert Walker Skates by Rennie McQuilkin, pp. 60-61
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12. Revolutionaries by Lee K. Abbott, pp. 62-65
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13. Traffic Watch by Vern Rutsala, pp. 66-68
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14. Umbra by Guy Billout, p. 69
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15. A Question of Fairness by Juan Williams, pp. 70-77
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16. Likewise by Emily Hiestand, pp. 78-82
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  17. Music: Creator by Proxy by Francis Davis, pp. 83-85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  18. Dance: Shakespeare's Sister by Holly Brubach, pp. 86-88
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Found in Jerusalem by Martin Amis, pp. 89-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Counterlife by Philip Roth
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Back to the Fifties by William E. Leuchtenburg, pp. 91-93 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. American High: The Years Of Confidence, 1945-60 by William L. O'Neill
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 94-95 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Great Fake Book by Vance Bourjaily
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. The Enigma of Loch Ness by Henry H. Bauer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. A Nice Class of Corpse by Simon Brett
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Encyclopedia of Things that Never Were by Robert Ingpen and Michael Page
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. The Seven Ages by Eva Figes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Cambodian Witness by Someth May and James Fenton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Skinwalkers by Tony Hillerman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8. Letters from Westerbork by Etty Hillesum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  22. Acrostic No. 19 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  23. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  24. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  25. Cover illustration by Michel Guire Vaka
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  March 1987 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 6-11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. The March Almanac, pp. 12-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Reports & Comment by Timothy Foote, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. East Asia: Gradgrind's Heirs by James Fallows, pp. 16-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Washington: The Zap Gap by Chuck de Caro, pp. 24-29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Development: The Lessons of Bhopal by Fergus M. Bordewich, pp. 30-34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. The Importance of Play by Bruno Bettelheim, pp. 35-42
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. The Very First Dream of Morning by Robert Siegel, pp. 43-46
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. The Year of Getting to Know Us by Ethan Canin, pp. 47-51
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11. Strawberrying by May Swenson, pp. 52-57
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12. The Game's Still Afoot by Cait Murphy, pp. 58-66
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13. First Encounters by Edward Sorel and Nancy Caldwell Sorel, p. 67
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14. Smoke by Jay McInerney, pp. 68-73
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15. In Praise of the Potato by David Williams, pp. 74-82
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16. Music: American Soundings by William H. Youngren, pp. 83-85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  17. Dance: Twyla Tharp's Return by Holly Brubage, pp. 86-89
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Country of the Mind by Jack Beatty, pp. 90-91 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Reagan's America: Innocents at Home by Garry Wills
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Present at the Disaster by Walter LaFeber, pp. 92-93 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Closest of Enemies by Wayne S. Smith
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 94-95 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Elsa Schiaparelli by Palmer White
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Between the Woods and the Water by Patrick Leigh Fermor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Sunflower by Rebecca West
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Reindeer Moon by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Past Tense by Jean Cocteau
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Loving Little Egypt by Thomas A. McMahon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Stories by Sergio Ramirez
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8. Manet by Kathleen Adler
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  21. Acrostic No. 20 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  22. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  23. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, p. 100
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  24. Cover illustration by Andre Francois
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  April 1987 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 6-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. The April Almanac, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Reports & Comment by Cullen Murphy, pp. 16-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Uganda: Starting Over by Robert D. Kaplan, pp. 18-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Iran: Holy Terror by Fergus M. Bordewich, pp. 26-33
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Yet Another True Study of Mankind by Roy Blount, Jr., pp. 34-36
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. The Democrats in '88 by William Schneider, pp. 37-54
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. Alzheimer's by C.K. Williams, pp. 55-60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. The Man Who Knew Belle Starr by Richard Bausch, pp. 61-65
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11. Herd of Buffalo Crossing the Missouri River on Ice by William Matthews, pp. 66-69
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12. Divorce, Chinese Style by Tamara K. Hareven, pp. 70-76
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13. Power Failure by Guy Billout, pp. 77-78
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14. Sports: Brick Breaker by Don Ethan Miller, pp. 79-81
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15. Music: Monteverdi's Modernity by William H. Youngren, pp. 82-85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    To Live and Die in Dixie by Douglas Bauer, pp. 86-88 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Thanatos Syndrome by Walker Percy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Green Haze by Conor Cruise O'Brien, pp. 89-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The American Connection by Jack Holland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, p. 91 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Robert Graves: The Assault Heroic, 1895-1926 by Richard Perceval Graves
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. The Haunted Realm by Simon Marsden
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Three Daughters by Anna Mitgutsch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Lines to the Mountain Gods by Evan Hadingham
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Mummy by Daniel Curley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Edgar Degas by Denys Sutton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. The Champion by Gene Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  19. Acrostic No. 21 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 92-94
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  20. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 95
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  21. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  22. Cover illustration by J.C. Suares
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  May 1987 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Contributors, pp. 4-7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 8-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. The May Almanac, pp. 16-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Reports & Comment by James Fallows, pp. 18-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Harlequin by Katie Leishman, pp. 20-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Bolivia: How to Lose the Coke War by David Kline, pp. 22-26
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Environment: Weather Versus Chemicals by Ellen Ruppel Shell, pp. 27-33
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Great Moments in Literary Baseball by Robert Atwan, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. In Harm's Way by Jack Beatty, pp. 37-39
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. Frog by Ellen Bryant Voigt, pp. 40-53
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11. Police Dreams by Richard Bausch, pp. 54-60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12. First Encounters by Edward Sorel and Nancy Caldwell Sorel, p. 61
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13. The Rise of Techno-Nationalism by Robert B. Reich, pp. 62-66
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14. What I Remember the Writers Telling Me When I Was Young by William Meredith, pp. 67-70
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15. The Walls Around Us by David Owen, pp. 71-83
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16. Fashion: Designs for Shopping by Corby Kummer, pp. 84-85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Making of a Classic by David M. Kennedy, pp. 86-89 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Gunnar Myrdal and Black-White Relations by David W. Southern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Home Sweet Home by Bernard Knox, pp. 90-91 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. A History of Private Life, Vol. I by Paul Veyne
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    School for Scandal by Anthony Burgess, pp. 92-93 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Red and the Blue by Andrew Sinclair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 94-95 - 10 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Riding High, 1896-1903 by Barbara Sneyd and Phyllida Barstow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. The Secret Museum by Walter Kendrick
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Evil Angels by John Bryson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Cod Streuth by Bamber Gascoigne
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Where Is Nicaragua? by Peter Davis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Family Skeletons by Henrietta Garnett
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. The Man Who Fell from the Sky by William Norris#2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8. The Age of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent by Esin Atil
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    9. Another Day of Life by Ryszard Kapuscinski
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    10. Once in Europa by John Berger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  21. Acrostic No. 22 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  22. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  23. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  24. Cover illustration by Theo Rudnak
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  June 1987 Issue = 25 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 6-11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. The June Almanac, pp. 12-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Reports & Comment by Cullen Murphy, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Japanese Yearnings by James Fallows, pp. 16-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. The Middle East: Behind the Terror by Ehud Ya'ari, pp. 18-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Washington: The Key to Welfare Reform by David Whitman, pp. 22-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Where the Bodies Are Buried by Ian Frazier, pp. 26-28
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. What Gorbachev Is Up Against by Paul Kennedy, pp. 29-45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. Hedgerows by Stanley Plumly, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11. My Father's Son by Ernst Havemann, pp. 48-50
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12. These Are for Your Consideration by Emily Hiestand, pp. 51-53
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13. Masters of the Tiles by Barry Chamish, pp. 54-58
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14. The Halfway Diner by John Sayles, pp. 59-63
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15. Moccasin Flowers by Mary Oliver, pp. 64-68
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16. Passage by Guy Billout, pp. 69-70
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  17. Food: Cookies and Wine by Corby Kummer, pp. 71-73
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  18. Movies: Twin Cinema by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 74-77
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Pattern of Greatness by John Lewis Gaddis, pp. 78-79 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. George C. Marshall: Statesman, 1945-1959 by Forrest C. Pogue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Major Discovery by Irving Howe, pp. 80-81 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Family Mashber by Der Nister
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  21. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 82-83 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The "It" Girls by Meredith Etherington-Smith and Jeremy Pilcher, ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Shades of Gray by Timothy R. O'Neill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. How I Grew by Mary McCarthy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. The Northern Lights by Howard Norman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Dreaming Jungles by Michel Rio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. General A.P. Hill: The Story of a Confederate Warrior by James I. Robertson, Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Old Hundredth by John Gould
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8. Vanishing Ireland by Richard Fitzgerald and Edna O'Brien
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  22. Acrostic No. 23 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  23. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 87
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  24. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  25. Cover illustration by Randall Enos
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  July 1987 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 6-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. The July Almanac, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Reports & Comment by Albert Bergesen, pp. 16-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. France: The Sexy Computer by Justine De Lacy, pp. 18-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Zimbabwe: Poised on the Brink by Jack Shepherd, pp. 26-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Reservations by Jill Crane, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. How to Save Our National Parks by Alston Chase, pp. 35-40
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. Chord by W.S. Merwin, pp. 41-45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. Inn Essence by Ralph Lombreglia, pp. 46-57
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11. The Republicans in '88 by William Schneider, pp. 58-78
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12. Escuintla by Jeffrey Gray, pp. 79-82
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13. First Encounters by Edward Sorel and Nancy Caldwell Sorel, pp. 83-84
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14. Home: Romance in the Rooftops by Philip Langdon, pp. 85-87
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15. Music: Allons Danser by Ben Sandmel, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Papa's Mama Trouble by Benjamin DeMott, pp. 91-92 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Hemingway by Kenneth S. Lynn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. William Faulkner: The Man and the Artist by Stephen B. Oates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Complex Fate by Alexander Stille, pp. 93-95 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Memoirs of a Fortunate Jew by Dan Vittorio Segre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. The Italians and the Holocaust by Susan Zuccotti
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Near-Death Cult by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 96-97 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Otherworld Journeys by Carol Zaleski
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 98-99 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Van Gogh in Saint-Remy and Auvers by Ronald Pickvance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Alnilam by James Dickey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. In Siberia It Is Very Cold by Lester Goldberg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. When Rich Men Die by Harold Adams
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Maud: The Illustrated Diary of Victorian Women by Flora Fraser and Maud Berkeley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Blues by John Hersey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Brendan by Frederick Buechner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  20. Acrostic No. 24 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  21. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 103
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  22. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, pp. 104-106
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  23. Cover illustration by Wayne McLoughlin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  August 1987 Issue = 29 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 6-11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. The August Almanac, pp. 12-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Reports & Comment by Cullen Murphy, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. New Orleans: Hard Times in the Big Easy by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 16-20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Paris: A Nation of Readers by Brendan Murphy, pp. 21-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. My Store of Grievances by John Welten, pp. 26-28
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. The (Relative) Decline of America by Paul Kennedy, pp. 29-38
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. Ike Was Right by James Chace, p. 39
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. Grandmother's Spit by Andrew Hudgins, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11. Disassembly: An Anthology by Pamela Alexander, p. 42
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12. Unbuilding by Lynne McMahon, p. 43
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13. One of the Citizens by Rodney Jones, p. 44
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14. Breakdown by Ronald Wallace, p. 45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15. Roden's Eye by Fred Hapgood, pp. 46-52
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16. Octane and Knock by David Owen, pp. 53-60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  17. Quicksand by Guy Billout, pp. 61-62
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  18. The Widow by Beth Lordan, pp. 63-65
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  19. A Seashell From the Seychelles by Brian Wickers, pp. 66-69
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  20. Fashion: Ralph Lauren's Achievement by Holly Brubach, pp. 70-73
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  21. Health: Snake Oil by Ellen Ruppel Shell, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  22. Music: Large-Scale Jazz by Francis Davis, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  23. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Gentle Heroes by Thomas Powers, pp. 78-79 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Troublesome People by Caroline Moorehead
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  24. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Can We Still Hear Tocqueville? by Sheldon Wolin, pp. 80-83 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Strange Liberalism of Alexis de Tocqueville by Roger Boesche
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  25. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, p. 84 - 9 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Van Winkle's Return by Kenneth G. Wilson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Moscow 2042 by Vladimir Voinovich
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Mary Shelley by Muriel Spark
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Who Killed Palomino Molero? by Mario Vargas Llosa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Andrew Wyeth: The Helga Pictures by John Wilmerding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. An American Vision by James H. Duff, Andrew Wyeth, Thomas Hoving, and Lincoln Kirstein, ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. The Belles Lettres Papers by Charles Simmons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8. Lee's Tigers by Terry L. Jones
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    9. American Houses by Philip Langdon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  26. Acrostic No. 25 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 85-86
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  27. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 87
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  28. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  29. Cover illustration by Seymour Chwast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  September 1987 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Contributors, pp. 4-7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 8-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. The September Almanac, pp. 16-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Reports & Comment by David Owen, pp. 18-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Ruffles and Flourishes by Susan Ohanian, pp. 20-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Japan: Playing by Different Rules by James Fallows, pp. 22-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Iceland: A Nonesuch People by Brad Leithauser, pp. 32-43
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Flowers of Evil: Ask Charles Baudelaire by Frank Gannon, pp. 44-46
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor, pp. 47-55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. AIDS and Insects by Katie Leishman, pp. 56-68
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11. Spring and by Elizabeth Libbey, pp. 69-72
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12. First Encounters by Edward Sorel and Nancy Caldwell Sorel, p. 73
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13. The Megaethon: 1850, 1906-1929 by Les A. Murray, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14. Talking to the Sun by Gail Regier, pp. 76-89
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15. Food: A Stirring Dish by Corby Kummer, pp. 90-92
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16. Music: Berg's "Lulu" by William H. Youngren, pp. 93-96
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Poet of the Dance by Sanford Schwartz, pp. 97-99 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Dance Writings by Edwin Denby, Robert Cornfield, and William MacKay, ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Labors Lost by Barbara Ehrenreich, pp. 100-101 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Fall of the House of Labor by David Montgomery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 102-103 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Australians by Ross Terrill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. The Silent Executioner by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Victorian Sisters by Ina Taylor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Orphans: Real and Imaginary by Eileen Simpson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Titanic: The Death and Life of a Legend by Michael Davie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. The Rat by Gunter Grass
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Bloodsong and Other Stories of South Africa by Ernst Havemann
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8. The Age of Grief by Jane Smiley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  20. Acrostic No. 26 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 104-106
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  21. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 107
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  22. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, pp. 108-110
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  23. Cover illustration by Etienne Delessert
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  October 1987 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Contributors, pp. 4-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. The October Almanac, pp. 16-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. Reports & Comment by Barbara Wallraff, pp. 18-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Korea: The Burden of Omnipotence by James Fallows, pp. 20-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Thailand: The Last Bus by Donald A. Ranard, pp. 26-33
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Marketing: What's in a Smell? by Timothy Kalich, pp. 34-39
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Great Ad Copy in American Poetry by Daniel Penrice, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. The Morning After by Peter G. Peterson, pp. 43-65
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. Letters to the Editor, pp. 66-69
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. The Salt Marsh by Floyd C. Stuart, pp. 70-78
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11. At the Walls of Jericho by G.W. Hawkes, pp. 79-83
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12. Dreams and Downlines by David Owen, pp. 84-87
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13. Electronically Yours by Gerald Jonas, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14. There Is No Safe Place by Guy Billout, pp. 91-92
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15. Home: The Automated House by Philip Langdon, pp. 93-96
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16. Music: West Coast Ghost by Francis Davis, pp. 97-99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    America's Store by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 100-103 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Big Store by Donald R. Katz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Out of Mind by Mark Crispin Miller, pp. 104-105 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Last Intellectuals by Russell Jacoby
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 106-107 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. I'm Dying Laughing by Christina Stead
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Bones of Contention by Roger Lewin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Outlaws by George V. Higgins
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Hell and Paradise by Peter Clarke
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Answered Prayers by Truman Capote
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Their Pride and Joy by Paul Buttenwieser
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  20. Acrostic No. 27 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 108-110
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  21. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 111
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  22. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, pp. 112-114
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  23. Cover illustration by Nicholas Gaetano
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  November 1987 Issue = 24 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 Cullen Murphy, pp. 22-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. New York: Fake Masks by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 24-37
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Kurdistan: Sons of Devils by Robert D. Kaplan, pp. 38-45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. My Geophagy Problem---and Yours by Roy Blount, Jr., pp. 46-48
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. A Damaged Culture by James Fallows, pp. 49-59
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. The Man Who Loves Only Numbers by Paul Hoffman, pp. 60-74
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. A Glass of Handmade by William Least Heat Moon, p. 75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11. Crab House by Dave Smith, pp. 76-87
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12. How the Cold War Might End by John Lewis Gaddis, pp. 88-91
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13. Trick or Treat by John Frederick Nims, pp. 92-100
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14. First Encounters by Edward Sorel and Nancy Caldwell Sorel, pp. 101-102
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15. Exiles by Ernst Havemann, pp. 103-110
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16. Fashion: Fat Pride by Holly Brubach, pp. 111-113
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  17. Health: The Risks of Risk Studies by Ellen Ruppel Shell, pp. 114-115
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Glorious John by Anthony Burgess, pp. 116-119 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. John Dryden and His World by James Anderson Winn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Why Athens Fell by Bernard Knox, pp. 120-121 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Fall of the Athenian Empire by Donald Kagan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 122-123 - 9 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Rossetti and His Circle by Max Beerbohm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. The Thurtell-Hunt Murder Case by Albert Borowitz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. World's End by T. Coraghessan Boyle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Chaucer by Donald R. Howard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. The Medusa Frequency by Russell Hoban
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. The View from the Kingdom by Richard Brown and Reeve Lindbergh
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8. The Selected Letters of Louisa May Alcott by Daniel Shealy, Joel Myerson, and Louisa May Alcott, ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    9. Customs Violation by Janice Weber
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  21. Acrostic No. 28 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 124-126
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  22. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 127
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  23. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, pp. 128-130
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  24. Cover illustration by Guy Billout
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  December 1987 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Letters to the Editor, pp. 6-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3. The December Almanac, pp. 16-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4. Reports & Comment by Cullen Murphy, pp. 20-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Energy: The Avoidable Oil Crisis by Amory B. Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins, pp. 22-29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. The Soviet Union: Moscow Turns East by George Perkovich, pp. 30-38
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Today's Radio Selections by Jill Crane, pp. 39-40
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Joe College by Philip Roth, pp. 41-53
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9. For Stuart Porter, Who Asked for a Poem That Would Not Depress Him Further by Jeffrey Skinner, pp. 54-61
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10. No Rms, Jungle Vu by Melissa Greene, pp. 62-73
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11. Summer's Children by Richard Shelton, pp. 74-80
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12. Way to the Dump by E.S. Goldman, pp. 81-88
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13. Sanitation by Guy Billout, pp. 89-95
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  14. Food: Fast Fish by Corby Kummer, pp. 96-99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15. Music: What Coltrane Wanted by Edward Strickland, pp. 100-103
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    New York in the Eighties by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 104-107 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Before Pickett Charged by Tom Wicker, pp. 108-109 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Gettysburg: The Second Day by Harry W. Pfanz
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 110-111 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Mystery of the Bayeux Tapestry by David J. Bernstein
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Lindbergh's Son by John Vernon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Rebels from West Point by Gerard A. Patterson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. The Body in the Billiard Room by H.R.F. Keating
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Life: A User's Manual by Georges Perec
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Tomb of the Eagles by John W. Hedges
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Spangle by Gary Jennings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  19. Acrostic No. 29 by Dorothy Osborne, pp. 112-114
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  20. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 115
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  21. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, pp. 116-118
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  22. Cover illustration by Edward Sorel
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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 1991 = 11 Issues, 217 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