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                                                                                                                                                      Issues of Jan.-Mar. 2001 = 7 Issues, 126 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                        January 29, 2001 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-32
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-37
                                                                                                                                                        3. Personal History by Alice Stewart Trillin, pp. 38-43
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Ian Frazier, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                                                        5. Letter from London by Michael Specter, pp. 46-51
                                                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter At Large by Jeffrey Goldberg, pp. 52-55
                                                                                                                                                        7. Showcase by Dudley Reed and John Lahr, pp. 60-67
                                                                                                                                                        8. U.S. Journal by Mark Singer, pp. 68-73
                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "All That You Love Will Be Carried Away" by Stephen King, pp. 74-79
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                                                                                                                                                          A Critic At Large: This Lonesome Place by Hilton Als, pp. 82-88 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O'Connor
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                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 89 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Master of the Crossroads by Madison Smartt Bell
                                                                                                                                                          2. A Question of Intent by David Kessler
                                                                                                                                                          3. Shutterbabe by Deborah Copaken Kogan
                                                                                                                                                          4. The Element of Lavishness by Michael Steinman, William Maxwell, and Sylvia Townsend Warner, ...
                                                                                                                                                          5. Lobotomy by Dee Dee Ramone
                                                                                                                                                        12. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                                                        13. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 92-93
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                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 94-98 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Faithless (2000 Film) by Liv Ullmann
                                                                                                                                                          2. Snatch (2000 Film) by Guy Ritchie
                                                                                                                                                        15. "A Tie-Dye T-Shirt" by James Lasdun, pp. 56-59
                                                                                                                                                        16. "Prayer ('From Behind Trees')" by Jorie Graham, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                        17. Cover: "Snowbirds" by Peter de Seve
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                                                                                                                                                        February 5, 2001 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-28
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                                                                        3. Personal History by Darryl Pinckney, pp. 34-39
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Paul Rudnick, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                                                        5. New York Journal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Medicine by Michael Specter, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                                                        7. Showcase by William Klein and Emily Nunn, pp. 54-57
                                                                                                                                                        8. Profiles: The Book Eater by Mark Singer, pp. 62-68
                                                                                                                                                        9. Takes by Jane Kramer, pp. 69-71
                                                                                                                                                        10. Fiction: "The Dinner" by Roddy Doyle, pp. 72-81
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                                                                                                                                                          At Home in the World by James Wood, pp. 82-87 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, ...
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Earthly Delights by Joyce Carol Oates, pp. 88-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. A Darkness More Than Night by Michael Connelly
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 91 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Inspired Sleep by Robert Cohen
                                                                                                                                                          2. A Desert in Bohemia by Jill Paton Walsh
                                                                                                                                                          3. Academic Instincts by Marjorie Garber
                                                                                                                                                          4. Bossa Nova by Ruy Castro
                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 92-96 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. In the Mood for Love (2001 Film) by Kar Wai Wong
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Legend of Rita (2001 Film) by Volker Schlondorff
                                                                                                                                                        15. "To the Soul" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                        16. "This Happened" by C.K. Williams, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                        17. Cover: "Misery Day Parade" by Maira Kalman
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                                                                                                                                                        February 12, 2001 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-34
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Euzkadi by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 40-47
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Ben Greenman, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Medicine by Atul Gawande, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter At Large by Ian Parker, pp. 58-63
                                                                                                                                                        7. Showcase by Jonas Karlsson and Kevin Conley, pp. 64-66
                                                                                                                                                        8. Profiles: Lord Rebound by John Cassidy, pp. 70-74
                                                                                                                                                        9. Takes by Katharine S. White, pp. 75-79
                                                                                                                                                        10. Fiction: "My Widow" by T. Coraghessan Boyle, pp. 80-87
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 88-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Hannibal (2001 Film) by Ridley Scott
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Civil Actions by Louis Menand, pp. 91-93 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Brown v. Board of Education by James T. Patterson
                                                                                                                                                        13. At the Galleries by Liesl Schillinger, pp. 94-96
                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 97 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. An Hour Before Daylight by Jimmy Carter
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Queen's Conjurer by Benjamin Woolley
                                                                                                                                                          3. Tinkering with Eden by Kim Todd
                                                                                                                                                          4. When I Lived in Modern Times by Linda Grant
                                                                                                                                                          5. The Body Artist by Don DeLillo
                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Stonewalling Toffs by John Updike, pp. 98-102 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Aiding and Abetting by Muriel Spark
                                                                                                                                                        16. "Winter Thirst" by Gerald Stern, pp. 54-57
                                                                                                                                                        17. "Canticle from the Book of Bob" by Lucia Perillo, pp. 67-69
                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "Change of Hearts" by Richard McGuire
                                                                                                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        February 19, 2001 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 26-60
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 61-71
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Washington by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 72-95
                                                                                                                                                        4. U.S. Journal by Mark Singer, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                                                        5. Personal History by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, pp. 129-141
                                                                                                                                                        6. New York Journal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 142-143
                                                                                                                                                        7. Dept. of Motor Vehicles by Susan Orlean, pp. 150-159
                                                                                                                                                        8. Profiles by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 160-173
                                                                                                                                                        9. Portfolio by Bruce McCall, pp. 174-179
                                                                                                                                                        10. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Joan Acocella, pp. 180-182
                                                                                                                                                        11. Fiction: "What Is Remembered" by Alice Munro, pp. 196-207
                                                                                                                                                        12. A Critic At Large by Anthony Lane, pp. 208-215
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Fairy Tales and Paradigms by John Updike, pp. 216-222 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. On Histories and Stories by A.S. Byatt
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                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 223 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Kingdom of Shadows by Alan Furst
                                                                                                                                                          2. Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
                                                                                                                                                          3. Declare by Tim Powers
                                                                                                                                                          4. Ordinary Horror by David Searcy
                                                                                                                                                          5. The Kill Artist by Daniel Silva
                                                                                                                                                        15. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 224-227
                                                                                                                                                        16. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 228-229
                                                                                                                                                        17. The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 230-233
                                                                                                                                                        18. "Analogue" by Maurice Manning, pp. 98-128
                                                                                                                                                        19. "Clearing After Dark" by Brooks Haxton, pp. 144-149
                                                                                                                                                        20. "The Corrupt Text" by John Ashbery, pp. 183-195
                                                                                                                                                        21. The Back Page by Roz Chast, pp. 234-248
                                                                                                                                                        22. Cover: Eustace Tilley by Rea Irvin
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                                                                                                                                                        March 12, 2001 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 16-40
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 41-47
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                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 105 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh
                                                                                                                                                          2. The 25th Hour by David Benioff
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Man Who Found the Missing Link by Pat Shipman
                                                                                                                                                          4. The Medicine Line by Beth LaDow
                                                                                                                                                          5. The Beauty of the Husband by Anne Carson
                                                                                                                                                        4. New York Journal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 48-54
                                                                                                                                                        5. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 55-58
                                                                                                                                                        6. In the Garden by Jamaica Kincaid, pp. 59-62
                                                                                                                                                        7. Annals of War by Jan T. Gross, pp. 64-71
                                                                                                                                                        8. Showcase by Martin Schoeller and Ben Greenman, pp. 72-77
                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "Nobody's Business" by Jhumpa Lahiri, pp. 78-81
                                                                                                                                                        10. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 96-99
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Ardor and Artifice by Helen Vendler, pp. 100-104 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Collected Poems by James Merrill, J.D. McClatchy, and Stephen Yenser, ...
                                                                                                                                                        12. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 106-107
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                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 108-112 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Mexican (2001 Film) by Gore Verbinski
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Taste of Others (1999 Film) by Agnes Jaoui
                                                                                                                                                        14. "Aberdeen Proving Grounds, 1946" by Gerald Stern, p. 63
                                                                                                                                                        15. "A Regular Mess" by A.R. Ammons, pp. 82-95
                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Master of the House" by Sempe
                                                                                                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        March 19, 2001 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 18-44
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 45-51
                                                                                                                                                        3. Around City Hall by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 52-67
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Mark Singer, pp. 68-93
                                                                                                                                                        5. Medical Dispatch by Atul Gawande, pp. 94-99
                                                                                                                                                        6. Profiles by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 120-129
                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "U.F.O. in Kushiro" by Haruki Murakami, pp. 130-139
                                                                                                                                                        8. Annals of Style by Larissa MacFarquhar, pp. 100-103
                                                                                                                                                        9. Showcase by Richard Avedon, pp. 106-109
                                                                                                                                                        10. Sketchbook by Maira Kalman, Mark Ulriksen, Arnold Roth, and Tom Bachtell, ..., pp. 110-119
                                                                                                                                                        11. "Salesmanship, with Half a Dram of Tears" by Brooks Haxton, pp. 104-105
                                                                                                                                                        12. In Fashion by Judith Thurman, pp. 140-143
                                                                                                                                                        13. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 144-145
                                                                                                                                                        14. "A Scrap of Sky" by George Bradley, pp. 146-147
                                                                                                                                                        15. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 148-151
                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 152-154 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Father of the Four Passages by Lois-Ann Yamanaka
                                                                                                                                                          2. Gabriel's Story by David Anthony Durham
                                                                                                                                                          3. Treason by the Book by Jonathan D. Spence
                                                                                                                                                          4. On Her Own Ground by A'Lelia Bundles
                                                                                                                                                          5. The Adversary by Emmanuel Carrere
                                                                                                                                                        17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 155-164 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Memento (2000 Film) by Christopher Nolan
                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "Look Natural!" by Michael Roberts
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                                                                                                                                                        March 26, 2001 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-32
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-39
                                                                                                                                                        3. African Journal by Ryszard Kapuscinski, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley, p. 47
                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Real Estate by David Brooks, pp. 48-57
                                                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter At Large by John Seabrook, pp. 58-63
                                                                                                                                                        7. Showcase by Michael Lesy, pp. 64-71
                                                                                                                                                        8. The Sporting Scene by Roger Angell, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                        9. Showcase by Robert Polidori and Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 76-81
                                                                                                                                                        10. Fiction: "The Guardians" by John Updike, pp. 82-85
                                                                                                                                                        11. A Critic At Large by Anthony Lane, pp. 86-91
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          He Knew He Was Right by Louis Menand, pp. 92-96 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Before the Storm by Rick Perlstein
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                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 97 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Island: The Complete Stories by Alistair MacLeod
                                                                                                                                                          2. Goats by Mark Jude Poirier
                                                                                                                                                          3. Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand
                                                                                                                                                          4. Marguerite Duras: A Life by Laure Adler
                                                                                                                                                        14. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 98-99
                                                                                                                                                        15. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 100-101
                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 102-106 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Enemy at the Gates (2001 Film) by Jean-Jacques Annaud
                                                                                                                                                          2. 15 Minutes~~Fifteen Minutes (2001 Film) by John Herzfeld
                                                                                                                                                        17. "Thanked Be Fortune" by Eavan Boland, pp. 42-46
                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "Mister Softee" by Edward Sorel
                                                                                                                                                    2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Issues of Apr.-Jun. 2001 = 10 Issues, 179 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                        April 2, 2001 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-32
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-37
                                                                                                                                                        3. Onward and Upward With the Ars by David Remnick, pp. 38-44
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Ian Frazier, pp. 45-47
                                                                                                                                                        5. Our Local Correspondents by Mary Louise Wilson, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                                                        6. "Three Dreams After a Suicide" by Maxine Kumin, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                                                        7. Annal of War by Tom Philpott, pp. 52-63
                                                                                                                                                        8. "Door" by Robert Pinsky, pp. 64-65
                                                                                                                                                        9. A Critic At Large by Claudia Roth Pierpont, pp. 66-75
                                                                                                                                                        10. Fiction: "Woven, Sir" by John Berger, pp. 76-81
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Books: Conditional Surrender by Rebecca Mead, pp. 82-86 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Surrendered Wife by Laura Doyle
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Marriage Sabbatical by Cheryl Jarvis
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Price of Motherhood by Ann Crittenden
                                                                                                                                                          4. A History of the Wife by Marilyn Yalom
                                                                                                                                                          5. Surrendering to Marriage by Iris Krasnow
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 87 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Paradise Park by Allegra Goodman
                                                                                                                                                          2. Carry Me Home by Diane McWhorter
                                                                                                                                                          3. Our Word Is Our Weapon by Subcomandante Marcos and Juana Ponce de Leon
                                                                                                                                                          4. Milosz's ABC's by Czeslaw Milosz
                                                                                                                                                          5. On Bullfighting by A.L. Kennedy
                                                                                                                                                        13. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                        14. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 90-93
                                                                                                                                                        15. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                        16. Pop Music by Ben Greenman, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                                                        17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 98-108 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Tailor of Panama (2001 Film) by John Boorman
                                                                                                                                                          2. Amores Perros (2000 Film) by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "Opening Day" by Mark Ulriksen
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                                                                                                                                                        April 9, 2001 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-36
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-43
                                                                                                                                                        3. Personal History by Bill Bryson, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                                                        4. U.S. Journal by Mark Singer, pp. 50-88
                                                                                                                                                        5. "The Sea Comes In Like Nothing But the Sea" by Glyn Maxwell, pp. 89-91
                                                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter At Large by Katherine Boo, pp. 92-107
                                                                                                                                                        7. Profiles: Tokyo Story by John Nathan, pp. 108-115
                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "The God of Dark Laughter" by Michael Chabon, pp. 116-127
                                                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 128-130
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Atlas Shrugs by Nicholas Lemann, p. 131 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The New Nature of Maps by J.B. Harley
                                                                                                                                                          2. Maps and Politics by Jeremy Black
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Geographical Imagination in America, 1880-1950 by Susan Schulten
                                                                                                                                                        11. "Silence, with Two Texts" by Sharon Olds, pp. 132-134
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 135 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Faithless by Joyce Carol Oates
                                                                                                                                                          2. Coming Back to Me by Caroline Leavitt
                                                                                                                                                          3. Walking the Bible by Bruce Feiler
                                                                                                                                                          4. Five-Finger Discount by Helene Stapinski
                                                                                                                                                          5. Hollow City by Rebecca Solnit and Susan Schwartzenberg
                                                                                                                                                        13. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 136-137
                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 138-146 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Blow (2001 Film) by Ted Demme
                                                                                                                                                          2. Heartbreakers (2001 Film) by David Mirkin
                                                                                                                                                          3. Say It Isn't So! (2001 Film) by James B. Rogers
                                                                                                                                                        15. Cover: "Time for a Walk" by Bob Zoell
                                                                                                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        April 16, 2001 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-26
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-33
                                                                                                                                                        3. New York Journal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 34-39
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                        5. Our Local Correspondents by James Collins, pp. 42-49
                                                                                                                                                        6. Profiles: Been Here and Gone by John Lahr, pp. 50-57
                                                                                                                                                        7. "Chiquita Gregory" by Frederick Seidel, pp. 58-65
                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "That Last Odd Day in L.A." by Ann Beattie, pp. 66-77
                                                                                                                                                        9. The Art Aorld by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                        10. "Thermal" by Robin Robertson, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Blood Libel by Ian Buruma, pp. 82-86 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Holocaust on Trial by D.D. Guttenplan
                                                                                                                                                          2. Lying About Hitler by Richard J. Evans
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 87 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Peppered Moth by Margaret Drabble
                                                                                                                                                          2. A Few Corrections by Brad Leithauser
                                                                                                                                                          3. Facing the Wind by Julie Salamon
                                                                                                                                                          4. An Unexpected Light by Jason Elliot
                                                                                                                                                          5. Stirring the Mud by Barbara Hurd
                                                                                                                                                        13. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 90-94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001 Film) by Sharon Maguire
                                                                                                                                                          2. Chopper (2000 Film) by Andrew Dominik
                                                                                                                                                        15. Cover: "Bunnyasaurus" by Harry Bliss
                                                                                                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        April 23, 2001 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 22-52
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 53-61
                                                                                                                                                        3. Dept. of Avarice by Louis Menand, pp. 62-71
                                                                                                                                                        4. Ka-ching! by Margaret Atwood, pp. 72-73
                                                                                                                                                        5. Letter from Nevada by Rebecca Mead, pp. 74-81
                                                                                                                                                        6. "The Hobos" by Maurice Manning, pp. 82-87
                                                                                                                                                        7. Annals of Law by Larissa MacFarquhar, pp. 88-122
                                                                                                                                                        8. Personal History by Scott Lasser, pp. 123-137
                                                                                                                                                        9. Annals of Communications by Ken Auletta, pp. 138-145
                                                                                                                                                        10. Coins of the Realm by Nicholson Baker, pp. 146-152
                                                                                                                                                        11. Boxing Days by Jonathan Franzen, pp. 153-157
                                                                                                                                                        12. Legal Aide by Lorrie Moore, pp. 158-161
                                                                                                                                                        13. "Old Mr. Forrester" by Josephine Jacobsen, pp. 162-163
                                                                                                                                                        14. From the Archives, pp. 164-167
                                                                                                                                                        15. A Reporter At Large by David Samuels, pp. 168-172
                                                                                                                                                        16. Early Inklings by John Updike, pp. 173-177
                                                                                                                                                        17. Fiction: "Dalton's Box" by Desmond Barry, pp. 178-181
                                                                                                                                                        18. Pop Music by Nick Hornby, pp. 182-186
                                                                                                                                                        19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Books: Changing Times by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 187-193 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Privileged Son by Dennis McDougal
                                                                                                                                                        20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 194-195 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Border Crossing by Pat Barker
                                                                                                                                                          2. Fixer Chao by Han Ong
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Lost Children of Wilder by Nina Bernstein
                                                                                                                                                          4. The Flaneur by Edmund White
                                                                                                                                                          5. Transfigurations by Jay Wright
                                                                                                                                                        21. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 196-198 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Circle (2000 Film) by Jafar Panahi
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Center of the World (2001 Film) by Wayne Wang
                                                                                                                                                        22. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 199-201
                                                                                                                                                        23. The Back Page by Roz Chast, pp. 202-214
                                                                                                                                                        24. Cover: "Is the Bottom Falling Out, Dear?" by Art Spiegelman
                                                                                                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        May 7, 2001 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-30
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-37
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Beijing by Peter Hessler, pp. 38-44
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, p. 45
                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Empire by John Gregory Dunne, pp. 46-50
                                                                                                                                                        6. Letter from Washington by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 56-61
                                                                                                                                                        7. A Critic At Large by Judith Thurman, pp. 72-77
                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Digestions" by Jim Crace, pp. 78-83
                                                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Tote That Ephemera by John Updike, pp. 87-89 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. John Henry Days by Colson Whitehead
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Dead Air by Tad Friend, pp. 90-92 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Tell Me a Story by Don Hewitt
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 93 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Silent Extras by Arnon Grunberg
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Disastrous Mrs. Weldon by Brian Thompson
                                                                                                                                                          3. Aunt Rachel's Fur by Raymond Federman
                                                                                                                                                          4. In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz by Michela Wrong
                                                                                                                                                          5. Literature and the Gods by Roberto Calasso
                                                                                                                                                        13. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 94-97
                                                                                                                                                        14. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 98-99
                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 100-104 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. With A Friend Like Harry (2000 Film) by Dominik Moll
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Golden Bowl (2000 Film) by James Ivory
                                                                                                                                                        16. "The Song of the Whisk" by Eric Ormsby, pp. 51-55
                                                                                                                                                        17. "Cherry Blossoms Blowing in Wet, Blowing Snow" by James Galvin, pp. 62-71
                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "Furor on Broadway" by Barry Blitt
                                                                                                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        May 14, 2001 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-46
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 47-51
                                                                                                                                                        3. U.S. Journal by Mark Singer, pp. 52-57
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Jim Windolf, pp. 58-60
                                                                                                                                                        5. Our Far-Flung Correspondents by Jonathan Rosen, p. 61
                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Politics by Elsa Walsh, pp. 68-73
                                                                                                                                                        7. The Sporting Scene by Robert Polidori and Roger Angell, pp. 74-79
                                                                                                                                                        8. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Tad Friend, pp. 80-87
                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "In the Bed Department" by Anne Enright, pp. 92-95
                                                                                                                                                        10. In Fashion by Judith Thurman, pp. 96-101
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Brithday Boy by David Remnick, pp. 102-106 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Down the Highway by Howard Sounes
                                                                                                                                                          2. Song and Dance Man III by Michael Gray
                                                                                                                                                          3. Positively 4th Street by David Hajdu
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Family Feelings by Tom Shone, p. 107 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 108-109 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Faithful Narrative of a Pastor's Disappearance by Benjamin Anastas
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Wooden Sea by Jonathan Carroll
                                                                                                                                                          3. Death in Holy Orders by P.D. James
                                                                                                                                                          4. Rides of the Midway by Lee Durkee
                                                                                                                                                          5. Two Jews on a Train by Adam Biro
                                                                                                                                                        14. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 110-111
                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 112-116 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Startup.com (2001 Film) by Chris Hegedus and Jehane Noujaim
                                                                                                                                                          2. Town and Country (2001 Film) by Peter Chelsom
                                                                                                                                                        16. "To the Sorrow String" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 62-67
                                                                                                                                                        17. "Let's Go Over It All Again" by James Fenton, pp. 88-91
                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "Puppetmaster" by Anita Kunz
                                                                                                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        May 21, 2001 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-36
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-43
                                                                                                                                                        3. New York Journal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Andy Borowitz, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                                                        5. The Sporting Scene by David Owen, pp. 52-59
                                                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter At Large by Peter J. Boyer, pp. 60-77
                                                                                                                                                        7. At the Galleries by Anthony Lane, pp. 78-84
                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "A Village After Dark" by Kazuo Ishiguro, pp. 86-93
                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Laughing Man by Gary Giddins, pp. 94-98 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Dazzler: The Life and Times of Moss Hart by Steven Bach
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The American Cicero by Simon Schama, pp. 99-100 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. John Adams by David McCullough
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 101 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. A World Made New by Mary Ann Glendon
                                                                                                                                                          2. Frank Lloyd Wright and the Art of Japan by Julia Meech
                                                                                                                                                          3. A War of Nerves by Ben Shephard
                                                                                                                                                          4. The Tether by Carl Phillips
                                                                                                                                                        12. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 102-107
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 108-122 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Shrek (2001 Film) by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson
                                                                                                                                                          2. Under the Sand (2000 Film) by Francois Ozon
                                                                                                                                                        14. "Affirmation" by Donald Hall, pp. 46-49
                                                                                                                                                        15. "Runaway" by John Ashbery, p. 85
                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Monday at the Met" by Edward Sorel
                                                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        May 28, 2001 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-50
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 51-59
                                                                                                                                                        3. U.S. Journal by Mark Singer, pp. 60-71
                                                                                                                                                        4. Letter from Washington by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                        5. Letter from China by Peter Hessler, pp. 108-111
                                                                                                                                                        6. Pier 11's new look by Robert Polidori and Paul Goldberger, pp. 114-119
                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "Layover" by Neil LaBute, pp. 120-121
                                                                                                                                                        8. Annals of Business by Ian Parker, pp. 76-87
                                                                                                                                                        9. Dept. of Gaming by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 88-99
                                                                                                                                                        10. A Reporter At Large by Michael Specter, pp. 100-107
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          American Dancer by Joan Acocella, pp. 122-125 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Dance with Demons by Greg Lawrence
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 126-127 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Morning by W.D. Wetherell
                                                                                                                                                          2. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Other Side of Eden by Hugh Brody
                                                                                                                                                          4. Comfort Me with Apples by Ruth Reichl
                                                                                                                                                        13. A Critic At Large by Louis Menand, pp. 128-129
                                                                                                                                                        14. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 134-135
                                                                                                                                                        15. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 136-137
                                                                                                                                                        16. Pop Music by Nick Hornby, pp. 138-139
                                                                                                                                                        17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 140-152 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Moulin Rouge (2001 Film) by Baz Luhrmann
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Mummy Returns (2001 Film) by Stephen Sommers
                                                                                                                                                        18. "To a Friend" by Daniel Halpern, pp. 112-113
                                                                                                                                                        19. "The Other Rose" by Mark Strand, pp. 130-133
                                                                                                                                                        20. Cover: "Safety Last, Again" by Barry Blitt
                                                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        June 4, 2001 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-30
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-37
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from London by Joe Klein, pp. 38-42
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Adam Lehner, p. 43
                                                                                                                                                        5. Onward and Upward With the Arts by John Lahr, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Medicine by Jerome Groopman, pp. 52-57
                                                                                                                                                        7. Showcase by Rebecca Mead, pp. 58-63
                                                                                                                                                        8. Profiles by Paul Hoffman, pp. 64-72
                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "Gunsmoke" by Marisa Silver, pp. 74-81
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 82-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Pearl Harbor (2001 Film) by Michael Bay
                                                                                                                                                        11. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 85-89
                                                                                                                                                        12. A Critics At Large by Hilton Als, pp. 90-96
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 97 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert
                                                                                                                                                          2. America's Undeclared War by Daniel Lazare
                                                                                                                                                          3. Economic Sentiments by Emma Rothschild
                                                                                                                                                          4. The Geometry of Love by Margaret Visser
                                                                                                                                                        14. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 98-99
                                                                                                                                                        15. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 100-104
                                                                                                                                                        16. "Things Shouldn't Be So Hard" by Kay Ryan, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                                                        17. "Quarantine" by Eavan Boland, p. 73
                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "Newfound Freedom" by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        June 11, 2001 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-30
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Kansas City by Calvin Trillin, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Jack Handey, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Communications by Ken Auletta, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter At Large by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 50-55
                                                                                                                                                        7. Showcase by Sharon DeLano, pp. 56-61
                                                                                                                                                        8. Profiles: The Dean's List by Larissa MacFarquhar, pp. 62-71
                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "End of the Line" by Jonathan Franzen, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Books: The First Comedian by Adam Gopnik, pp. 82-85 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Moliere: A Theatrical Life by Virginia Scott
                                                                                                                                                        11. Showcase by Anthony Lane, pp. 86-88
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 89 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Song of the Earth by Hugh Nissenson
                                                                                                                                                          2. Ann the Word by Richard Francis
                                                                                                                                                          3. Divided Minds by Carol Polsgrove
                                                                                                                                                          4. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan
                                                                                                                                                        13. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                                                        14. Pop Music by Ben Greenman, pp. 92-98
                                                                                                                                                        15. "Boat" by Deborah, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                        16. "Apocalypse" by Gerald Stern, pp. 76-81
                                                                                                                                                        17. Cover: "Spctclr riv vu" by Peter de Seve
                                                                                                                                                    3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Issues of Jul.-Sep. 2001 = 11 Issues, 181 Articles
                                                                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        July 2, 2001 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-20
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-27
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Washington by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 28-32
                                                                                                                                                        4. "The Flamingos" by Robin Robertson, pp. 33-34
                                                                                                                                                        5. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, p. 35
                                                                                                                                                        6. Dept. of Decoration by Susan Orlean, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                        7. Annals of Public Health by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 42-51
                                                                                                                                                        8. Personal History by Paula Fox, pp. 52-63
                                                                                                                                                        9. "The Heart" by Robert Creeley, pp. 64-69
                                                                                                                                                        10. Fiction: "Hungry Self" by Rebecca Curtis, pp. 70-75
                                                                                                                                                        11. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 76-80
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Laura's World by Louis Menand, pp. 81-84 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Education of Laura Bridgman by Ernest Freeberg
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Imprisoned Guest by Elisabeth Gitter
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 85 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Thinks... by David Lodge
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Love-Artist by Jane Alison
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio by Terry Ryan
                                                                                                                                                          4. Year of the Fires by Stephen J. Pyne
                                                                                                                                                          5. The Piano Shop on the Left Bank by Thad Carhart
                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 86-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. A.I. - Artificial Intelligence (2001 Film) by Steven Spielberg
                                                                                                                                                        15. Cover: "J.F.K. International Rocketport, 2025" by Bruce McCall
                                                                                                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        July 9, 2001 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-28
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Gaza by Jeffrey Goldberg, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                                                                        4. "The Word 'I'" by Franz Wright, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                                                        5. Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                        6. Our Far-Flung Correspondents by Pat Jordan, pp. 42-47
                                                                                                                                                        7. The World of Business by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                                                        8. "April Orchard" by Franz Wright, pp. 50-61
                                                                                                                                                        9. "Flight" by Franz Wright, pp. 62-65
                                                                                                                                                        10. Annals of Medicine by Atul Gawande, pp. 66-75
                                                                                                                                                        11. Fiction: "Gigantic" by Marc Nesbitt, pp. 76-81
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Abba to Zywny by Alex Ross, pp. 82-86 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians by Stanley Sadie
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 87 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Cold Six Thousand by James Ellroy
                                                                                                                                                          2. Sister Crazy by Emma Richler
                                                                                                                                                          3. Daughters of Britannia by Katie Hickman
                                                                                                                                                          4. Close to Shore by Michael Capuzzo
                                                                                                                                                          5. Pity the Bathtub Its Forced Embrace of the Human Form by Matthea Harvey
                                                                                                                                                        14. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                        15. At the Museums by Alice Truax, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                                                        16. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 92-93
                                                                                                                                                        17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 94-98 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Cats and Dogs (2001 Film) by Lawrence Guterman
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Crimson Rivers (2000 Film) by Mathieu Kassovitz
                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "Star Wars and Stripes Forever" by Christoph Niemann
                                                                                                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        July 16, 2001 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-26
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Washington by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                                                                        4. "Gray-Headed Schoolchildren" by Charles Simic, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                                                                        5. Shouts & Murmurs by Jack Handey, p. 39
                                                                                                                                                        6. U.S. Journal by Mark Singer, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                                                        7. Profiles by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 44-57
                                                                                                                                                        8. Letter from Mongolia by Peter Hessler, pp. 58-62
                                                                                                                                                        9. "Here Rests" by Lucille Clifton, pp. 63-65
                                                                                                                                                        10. Fiction: "Summer of Solanka" by Salman Rushdie, pp. 66-75
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Books: Super Friends by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 76-82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. A Passion to Win by Sumner Redstone and Peter Knobler
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Thin Red Line by Julian Barnes, pp. 83-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Wine and War by Donald Kladstrup and Petie Kladstrup
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 85 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. P.S. by Helen Schulman
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Assassin by Henk Van Woerden
                                                                                                                                                          3. Brothel by Alexa Albert
                                                                                                                                                          4. Banvard's Folly by Paul S. Collins
                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 86-90 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Fast and the Furious (2001 Film) by Rob Cohen
                                                                                                                                                          2. Crazy/Beautiful (2001 Film) by John Stockwell
                                                                                                                                                          3. Legally Blonde (2001 Film) by Robert Luketic
                                                                                                                                                        15. Cover: "Fin de Voyage" by Michael Roberts
                                                                                                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        July 23, 2001 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-24
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                                                                        3. New York Journal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 30-34
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, p. 35
                                                                                                                                                        5. Life and Letters by Aharon Appelfeld, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Science by Michael Specter, pp. 42-49
                                                                                                                                                        7. Letter from Cambodia by Molly O'Neill, pp. 54-63
                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Family Furnishings" by Alice Munro, pp. 64-66
                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          False Fronts by Louis Menand, pp. 78-80 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Concise Book of Lying by Evelin Sullivan
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Liar's Tale by Jeremy Campbell
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 81 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Clerical Errors by Alan Isler
                                                                                                                                                          2. Juniper Tree Burning by Goldberry Long
                                                                                                                                                          3. Fire on the Beach by David Wright
                                                                                                                                                          4. The Bush Dyslexicon by Mark Crispin Miller
                                                                                                                                                          5. Selected Poems by Ciaran Carson
                                                                                                                                                        11. Showcase by Robert Polidori and Alexi Worth, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                        12. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 84-85
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 86-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Jurassic Park III (2001 Film) by Joe Johnston
                                                                                                                                                        14. "First Year" by Eavan Boland, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                                                                        15. "Nocturne" by Dan Chiasson, pp. 67-77
                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Upper West Side Story" by Floc'h
                                                                                                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        July 30, 2001 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-22
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                                                                        3. Dept. of Popular Culture by Tad Friend, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Ian Frazier, pp. 33-35
                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Science by Gordon Grice, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                        6. Letter from Kathmandu by Isabel Hilton, pp. 42-57
                                                                                                                                                        7. Profiles by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 58-65
                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Sitting with the Dead" by William Trevor, pp. 70-75
                                                                                                                                                        9. A Critic At Large by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 76-78
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 79-80 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Little America by Henry Bromell
                                                                                                                                                          2. Flight of the Swan by Rosario Ferre
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Catsitters by James Wolcott
                                                                                                                                                          4. Afterimage by Helen Humphreys
                                                                                                                                                          5. Fearless Jones by Walter Mosley
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Unwanted Guest by Naomi Bliven, p. 81 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. According to Queeney by Beryl Bainbridge
                                                                                                                                                        12. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 84-88 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Bully (2001 Film) by Larry Clark
                                                                                                                                                          2. America's Sweethearts (2001 Film) by Joe Roth
                                                                                                                                                        14. "Snap" by Eamon Grennan, pp. 30-32
                                                                                                                                                        15. "To Waiting" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 66-69
                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Puppy Love" by Mark Ulriksen
                                                                                                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        August 6, 2001 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-26
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Moscow by David Remnick, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                                                        4. "In the Salt Marsh" by Nancy Willard, pp. 34-40
                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Gastronomy by Rebecca Mead, pp. 41-45
                                                                                                                                                        6. Personal History by Eric Konigsberg, pp. 46-59
                                                                                                                                                        7. Sketchbook by Bruce McCall, pp. 60-63
                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Girl with Lizard" by Bernhard Schlink, pp. 64-69
                                                                                                                                                        9. "In Dreams" by Lawrence Raab, pp. 70-77
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          A Critic at Large by Anthony Lane, pp. 78-80 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Apocalypse Now Redux (1979 Film) by Francis Ford Coppola
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 81 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Word Freak by Stefan Fatsis
                                                                                                                                                          2. Unknown Shore by Robert Ruby
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Voice of Memory by Primo Levi, Marco Belpoliti, and Robert Gordon
                                                                                                                                                          4. Dangerous Muse by Nancy Schoenberger
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Good and Evil by Joan Acocella, pp. 82-85 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Perfect Heresy by Stephen O'Shea
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Yellow Cross by Rene Weis
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Albigensian Crusade by Jonathan Sumption
                                                                                                                                                          4. Chasing the Heretics by Rion Klawinski
                                                                                                                                                        13. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 88-92 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Planet of the Apes (2001 Film) by Tim Burton
                                                                                                                                                          2. Ghost World (2001 Film) by Terry Zwigoff
                                                                                                                                                        15. Cover: "Young Architects" by Benoit van Innis
                                                                                                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        August 13, 2001 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-24
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                                                                        3. New York Journal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 30-32
                                                                                                                                                        4. "By a Stream" by Czeslaw Milosz, p. 33
                                                                                                                                                        5. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Medicine by Gary Greenberg, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                        7. Profiles: The Personal Touch by Connie Bruck, pp. 42-50
                                                                                                                                                        8. "Kyushu Hydrangea" by Henri Cole, pp. 51-53
                                                                                                                                                        9. Showcase by Sharon DeLano, pp. 54-59
                                                                                                                                                        10. Letter from Indonesia by John Seabrook, pp. 60-65
                                                                                                                                                        11. Showcase by Robert Polidori and Paul Goldberger, pp. 66-71
                                                                                                                                                        12. Fiction: "Bulldog" by Arthur Miller, pp. 72-77
                                                                                                                                                        13. A Critic At Large by Jim Holt, pp. 78-80
                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 81 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Hunters by Claire Messud
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Good People of New York by Thisbe Nissen
                                                                                                                                                          3. Wild Man: The Life and Times of Daniel Ellsberg by Tom Wells
                                                                                                                                                          4. Free Flight by James Fallows
                                                                                                                                                        15. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 84-90 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Deep End (2001 Film) by Scott McGehee and David Siegel
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Others (2001 Film) by Alejandro Amenabar
                                                                                                                                                        17. Cover: "Poor Sports" by Barry Blitt
                                                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        August 20, 2001 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 26-52
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 53-59
                                                                                                                                                        3. The Music Industry by Kelefa Sanneh, pp. 60-77
                                                                                                                                                        4. The World of Business by James B. Stewart, pp. 78-87
                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Bluegrass by David Gates, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                        6. "Orphanage" by Mary Karr, pp. 91-98
                                                                                                                                                        7. Profiles: True Stories by Hilton Als, pp. 99-105
                                                                                                                                                        8. U.S. Journal by Mark Singer, pp. 106-111
                                                                                                                                                        9. A Reporter At Large by Alex Ross, pp. 112-122
                                                                                                                                                        10. "Deliveries Only" by Mary Jo Salter, p. 123
                                                                                                                                                        11. Portfolio by Martin Schoeller, pp. 124-137
                                                                                                                                                        12. Letter from Europe by Jane Kramer, pp. 138-145
                                                                                                                                                        13. Fiction: "Honey Pie" by Haruki Murakami, pp. 146-153
                                                                                                                                                        14. "Home for the Holidays" by Philip Levine, pp. 154-155
                                                                                                                                                        15. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 156-159
                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Nevermore by Robert Christgau, pp. 160-163 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Heavier Than Heaven by Charles R. Cross
                                                                                                                                                        17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 164-165 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Where Dead Voices Gather by Nick Tosches
                                                                                                                                                          2. Rock 'Til You Drop by John Strausbaugh
                                                                                                                                                          3. Sviatoslav Richter: Notebooks and Conversations by Bruno Monsaingeon and Sviatoslav Richter
                                                                                                                                                          4. Our Band Could Be Your Life by Michael Azerrad
                                                                                                                                                        18. A Critic At Large by Nick Hornby, pp. 166-169
                                                                                                                                                        19. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 170-173
                                                                                                                                                        20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 174-175 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Together (2000 Film) by Lukas Moodysson
                                                                                                                                                        21. The Back Page by Paul Slansky, pp. 176-186
                                                                                                                                                        22. Cover: "High Notes" by Lorenzo Mattotti
                                                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        September 3, 2001 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About the Town, pp. 10-28
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-35
                                                                                                                                                        3. Around City Hall by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                        4. Annals of Gastronomy by Calvin Trillin, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                                                        5. Fiction: "Austerlitz" by W.G. Sebald, pp. 50-57
                                                                                                                                                        6. Showcase by Sharon DeLano, pp. 58-62
                                                                                                                                                        7. Profiles: The Runner by David Samuels, pp. 72-85
                                                                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Siren Songs by Judith Thurman, pp. 86-91 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Savage Beauty by Nancy Milford
                                                                                                                                                          2. What Lips My Lips Have Kissed by Daniel Mark Epstein
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Selected Poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay by Nancy Milford and Edna St. Vincent Millay
                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Murder in Miniature by John Updike, pp. 92-94 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 95 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Grand Complication by Allen Kurzweil
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Huntsman by Whitney Terrell
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Hesperides Tree by Nicholas Mosley
                                                                                                                                                          4. The Artist's Wife by Max Phillips
                                                                                                                                                          5. Grand Ambition by Lisa Michaels
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 96-104 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001 Film) by Kevin Patrick Smith
                                                                                                                                                          2. Fighter (2001 Film) by Amir Bar-Lev
                                                                                                                                                        12. "Hymn to the Neck" by Amy Gerstler, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                                                        13. "Salem Eleanor" by Stephen Stepanchev, pp. 63-71
                                                                                                                                                        14. Cover: "Tenement Island" by Eric Drooker
                                                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        September 10, 2001 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-36
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-43
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Washington by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Noah Baumbach, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                                                        5. The Sporting Scene by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 52-59
                                                                                                                                                        6. Profiles: The Revolutionary by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 60-64
                                                                                                                                                        7. Personal History by Jonathan Franzen, pp. 80-88
                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Too Skinny" by Tim O'Brien, pp. 92-101
                                                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 102-104
                                                                                                                                                        10. A Critic At Large by Scott Spencer, pp. 105-108
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 109 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Pickup by Nadine Gordimer
                                                                                                                                                          2. On the Night Plain by J. Robert Lennon
                                                                                                                                                          3. Eye of the Whale by Dick Russell
                                                                                                                                                          4. Berlioz Remembered by Michael Rose
                                                                                                                                                          5. Landscape with Chainsaw by James Lasdun
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 110-114 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. L.I.E. (2001 Film) by Michael Cuesta
                                                                                                                                                          2. Our Lady of the Assassins (2000 Film) by Barbet Schroeder
                                                                                                                                                        13. "Cricket Cricket" by James Tate, pp. 65-79
                                                                                                                                                        14. "The Kiss" by Kimberly Johnson, pp. 89-91
                                                                                                                                                        15. Cover: "Big Boy" by Istvan Banyai
                                                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        September 17, 2001 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 18-62
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 63-73
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Italy by Rebecca Mead, pp. 107-111
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Alec Wilkinson, pp. 118-119
                                                                                                                                                        5. Fiction: "Touched" by Hanif Kureishi, pp. 152-157
                                                                                                                                                        6. Found in the Files by Diana Vreeland, pp. 74-106
                                                                                                                                                        7. Annals of Design by John Seabrook, pp. 120-129
                                                                                                                                                        8. Profiles by David Owen, pp. 130-138
                                                                                                                                                        9. Portfolio by Sheila Metzner, pp. 140-151
                                                                                                                                                        10. Postscript: Pauline Kael, 1919-2001 by David Denby, pp. 158-160
                                                                                                                                                        11. A Kael Album by Pauline Kael, pp. 161-162
                                                                                                                                                        12. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 163-164
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          God On the Brain by Jerome Groopman, pp. 165-168 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Timeless Healing by Herbert Benson
                                                                                                                                                          2. Handbook of Religion and Health by Harold George Koenig and Michael E. McCullough, ...
                                                                                                                                                          3. Why God Won't Go Away by Andrew Newberg and Eugene d'Aquili
                                                                                                                                                          4. Where God Lives in the Human Brain by Carol Rausch Albright
                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 169 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Lightning Field by Dana Spiotta
                                                                                                                                                          2. Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
                                                                                                                                                          3. Stravinsky Inside Out by Charles M. Joseph
                                                                                                                                                          4. Eyewitness to Wall Street by David Colbert
                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 170-180 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Rock Star (2001 Film) by Stephen Herek
                                                                                                                                                        16. "Myself with Cats" by Henri Cole, pp. 112-117
                                                                                                                                                        17. "In a Parish" by Czeslaw Milosz, p. 139
                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "Yearning to Breathe Free" by Michael Roberts
                                                                                                                                                    4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Issues of Oct.-Dec. 2001 = 13 Issues, 230 Articles
                                                                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        October 1, 2001 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-36
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-43
                                                                                                                                                        3. Dept. of National Security by Joe Klein, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                                                        4. Annals of Aviation by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                                                                        5. Dispatches by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 54-65
                                                                                                                                                        6. New York Journal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 66-69
                                                                                                                                                        7. Letter from Washington by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 70-74
                                                                                                                                                        8. Life and Letters by Louis Menand, pp. 82-87
                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "Seven" by Edwidge Danticat, pp. 88-95
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          A Critic At Large by Susan Sontag, pp. 98-105 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Summer in Baden-Baden by Leonid Tsypkin
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Young Iris by John Updike, pp. 106-110 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Iris by Peter J. Conradi
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 111 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Germs by Judith Miller, William Broad, and Stephen Engelberg, ...
                                                                                                                                                          2. A Trial by Jury by D. Graham Burnett
                                                                                                                                                          3. Simone Weil by Francine du Plessix Gray
                                                                                                                                                          4. Afghanistan by Chris Steele-Perkins
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Gut Punch by John Cassidy, pp. 112-114 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Jack by Jack Welch and John A. Byrne
                                                                                                                                                        14. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 115-117
                                                                                                                                                        15. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 118-119
                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 120-124 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Dinner Rush (2001 Film) by Bob Giraldi
                                                                                                                                                        17. "The Reader" by Richard Wilbur, pp. 75-81
                                                                                                                                                        18. "Speaking" by A.R. Ammons, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                                                        19. Cover: "Street Scene" by Edward Sorel
                                                                                                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        October 8, 2001 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-28
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of National Security by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 34-40
                                                                                                                                                        4. Letter from Washington by Nicholas Lemann, p. 41
                                                                                                                                                        5. Postscript by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 42-47
                                                                                                                                                        6. Letter from Cairo by Jeffrey Goldberg, pp. 48-55
                                                                                                                                                        7. Our Far-Flung Correspondents by Ian Frazier, pp. 56-64
                                                                                                                                                        8. "To the Words" by W.S. Merwin, p. 65
                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "Comfort" by Alice Munro, pp. 66-77
                                                                                                                                                        10. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 78-80
                                                                                                                                                        11. On Photography by Simon Schama, pp. 81-83
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Arranger by Kelefa Sanneh, pp. 84-86 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones by Quincy Jones
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 87 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Political Fictions by Joan Didion
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Idea of France by Pierre Birnbaum
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Tapir's Morning Bath by Elizabeth Royte
                                                                                                                                                          4. Life Turns Man Up and Down by Kurt Thometz
                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 88-89 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Mulholland Drive (2001 Film) by David Lynch
                                                                                                                                                          2. Joy Ride (2001 Film) by John Dahl
                                                                                                                                                        15. "The Disappearances" by Vijay Seshadri, pp. 90-92
                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Rising Voices" by Lorenzo Mattotti
                                                                                                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        October 15, 2001 Issue = 26 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 16-52
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 53-61
                                                                                                                                                        3. U.S. Journal by Mark Singer, pp. 62-82
                                                                                                                                                        4. Letter from China by Peter Hessler, pp. 83-87
                                                                                                                                                        5. Onward and Upward With the Arts by John Lahr, pp. 88-94
                                                                                                                                                        6. Popular Chronicles by Susan Orlean, pp. 124-131
                                                                                                                                                        7. Life and Letters by Rebecca Mead, pp. 147-157
                                                                                                                                                        8. Annals of Law by James B. Stewart, pp. 158-162
                                                                                                                                                        9. Showcase by Joel Meyerowitz and David Remnick, pp. 166-169
                                                                                                                                                        10. Profiles: The Producer by Larissa MacFarquhar, pp. 176-180
                                                                                                                                                        11. Fiction: "The Butcher's Wife" by Louise Erdrich, pp. 188-189
                                                                                                                                                        12. A Critic At Large by Louis Menand, pp. 202-205
                                                                                                                                                        13. Showcase by Robert Polidori and Paul Goldberger, pp. 206-211
                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Habit of Democracy by Adam Gopnik, pp. 212-216 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville and Harvey C. Mansfield, ...
                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 217 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. War in a Time of Peace by David Halberstam
                                                                                                                                                          2. Mary Shelley by Miranda Seymour
                                                                                                                                                          3. Holler If You Hear Me by Michael Eric Dyson
                                                                                                                                                          4. My Ears Are Bent by Joseph Mitchell
                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 218-219 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Training Day (2001 Film) by Antoine Fuqua
                                                                                                                                                        17. For a Lousy Battery by Kenzaburo Oe, p. 123
                                                                                                                                                        18. Book Learning by Hector Tobar, pp. 132-146
                                                                                                                                                        19. Land Beyond by Nuruddin Farah, pp. 163-165
                                                                                                                                                        20. Door to Door by Aleksandar Hemon, pp. 170-171
                                                                                                                                                        21. Footprints on the Flag by Anchee Min, pp. 181-187
                                                                                                                                                        22. "Incarnation" by Dana Goodyear, pp. 95-122
                                                                                                                                                        23. "Via Negativa" by Charles Wright, pp. 172-175
                                                                                                                                                        24. "Between Pit and Remorse" by Grace Paley, pp. 190-201
                                                                                                                                                        25. The Back Page by Roz Chast, pp. 220-240
                                                                                                                                                        26. Cover: "The Tenth Muse" by Art Spiegelman
                                                                                                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        October 22, 2001 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-22
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                                                                        3. Around City Hall by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 28-32
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Jack Handey, pp. 33-34
                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of National Security by Seymour M. Hersh, p. 35
                                                                                                                                                        6. Letter from Afghanistan by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 40-49
                                                                                                                                                        7. A Reporter At Large by Peter J. Boyer, pp. 50-55
                                                                                                                                                        8. Showcase by Roger Angell, pp. 58-65
                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "Bohemia" by V.S. Naipaul, pp. 66-71
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Books: Boys Will Be Girls by Anthony Lane, pp. 72-76 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Billy Wilder's Some Like It Hot by Alison Castle and Dan Auiler
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 77 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. In the Name of Identity by Amin Maalouf
                                                                                                                                                          2. Richard Wright: The Life and Times by Hazel Rowley
                                                                                                                                                          3. Mona and Other Tales by Reinaldo Arenas
                                                                                                                                                          4. London Bridges by Jane Stevenson
                                                                                                                                                        12. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                        13. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                        14. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 83-88
                                                                                                                                                        15. "Wheatear" by Michael Longley, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                                                                        16. "I Saw You Walking" by Deborah Garrison, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                                                                        17. Cover: "Sky Box" by Bruce McCall
                                                                                                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        October 29, 2001 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-30
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Washington by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Calvin Trillin, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                                                        5. U.S. Journal by Mark Singer, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Communications by Ken Auletta, pp. 50-56
                                                                                                                                                        7. Life and Letters by Janet Malcolm, pp. 62-65
                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "A Bit on the Side" by William Trevor, pp. 70-75
                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Books: The Big Man by Joseph J. Ellis, pp. 76-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Alexander Hamilton: Writings by Joanne B. Freeman and Alexander Hamilton
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 85-87 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Look at Me by Jennifer Egan
                                                                                                                                                          2. Common Prayer by Ramie Targoff
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Bridge at No Gun Ri by Charles J. Hanley, Sang-Hun Choe, and Martha Mendoza, ...
                                                                                                                                                          4. Conscious and Verbal by Les Murray
                                                                                                                                                        11. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                        12. In Fashion by Judith Thurman, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 92-96 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Intimacy (2001 Film) by Patrice Chereau
                                                                                                                                                          2. Life as a House (2001 Film) by Irwin Winkler
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Last Castle (2001 Film) by Rod Lurie
                                                                                                                                                        14. "News Headlines from the Homer Noble Farm" by Paul Muldoon, pp. 57-61
                                                                                                                                                        15. "Prayer" by Czeslaw Milosz, pp. 66-69
                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Local Heroes" by Peter de Seve
                                                                                                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        November 5, 2001 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-40
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 41-47
                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of National Security by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 48-54
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Daniel Menaker, p. 55
                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 56-59
                                                                                                                                                        6. Letter from Afghanistan by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 62-71
                                                                                                                                                        7. Profiles: The Modernist by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 72-79
                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Find and Replace" by Ann Beattie, pp. 84-89
                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Hide-and-Seek by John Updike, pp. 90-93 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Complete Works of Isaac Babel by Nathalie Babel and Isaac Babel
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Metropolitan Lives by Alex Ross, pp. 94-95 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Molto Agitato by Johanna Fiedler
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 96-97 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Fred and Edie by Jill Dawson
                                                                                                                                                          2. Roosevelt's Secret War by Joseph E. Persico
                                                                                                                                                          3. I, Maya Plisetskaya by Maya Plisetskaya
                                                                                                                                                          4. Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere by Jan Morris
                                                                                                                                                        12. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 98-101
                                                                                                                                                        13. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 102-103
                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 104-108 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Man Who Wasn't There (2001 Film) by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
                                                                                                                                                          2. Amelie (2001 Film) by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
                                                                                                                                                        15. "'Just' Children" by Adam Zagajewski, pp. 60-61
                                                                                                                                                        16. "War" by C.K. Williams, pp. 80-83
                                                                                                                                                        17. Cover: "What So Proudly We Hailed" by Carter Goodrich
                                                                                                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        November 12, 2001 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 18-44
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 45-49
                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of National Security by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                                                                        4. The Political Scene by Jane Mayer, pp. 54-65
                                                                                                                                                        5. Dept. of Epidemiology by Peter J. Boyer, pp. 66-75
                                                                                                                                                        6. Profiles: American Diva by Charles Michener, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                        7. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Roger Angell, pp. 90-95
                                                                                                                                                        8. The Way We Laugh Now, pp. 96-99
                                                                                                                                                        9. Dog Day Afternoon by Roz Chast, pp. 100-101
                                                                                                                                                        10. The Funnies, pp. 102-107
                                                                                                                                                        11. What's Wrong With This Picture?, pp. 108-109
                                                                                                                                                        12. Fiction: "Nachman from Los Angeles" by Leonard Michaels, pp. 110-121
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          God, Interrupted by James Wood, pp. 122-126 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God by Jack Miles
                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 127 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Why Did I Ever by Mary Robison
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Subject Steve by Sam Lipsyte
                                                                                                                                                          3. Pox Americana by Elizabeth A. Fenn
                                                                                                                                                          4. FM by Richard Neer
                                                                                                                                                        15. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 128-133
                                                                                                                                                        16. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 134-135
                                                                                                                                                        17. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 136-137
                                                                                                                                                        18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 138-144 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Waking Life (2001 Film) by Richard Linklater
                                                                                                                                                          2. Heist (2001 Film) by David Mamet
                                                                                                                                                        19. "The Expulsion" by Katha Pollitt, pp. 78-89
                                                                                                                                                        20. Cover: "The Best Offense" by Edward Koren
                                                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        November 19, 2001 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-30
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talke of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Gaza by Nasra Hassan, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                                                        5. Dept. of Broadcasting by Tad Friend, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Religion by Bernard Lewis, pp. 50-59
                                                                                                                                                        7. A Reporter At Large by John Seabrook, pp. 64-73
                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Along the Frontage Road" by Michael Chabon, pp. 74-77
                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 78-80 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001 Film) by Chris Columbus
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Pure Act by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 81-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 85 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Falling Angels by Tracy Chevalier
                                                                                                                                                          2. Armageddon Averted by Stephen Kotkin
                                                                                                                                                          3. London: The Biography by Peter Ackroyd
                                                                                                                                                          4. Richard Avedon: Made in France by Richard Avedon
                                                                                                                                                        12. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                        13. A Critic At Large by Adam Gopnik, pp. 88-91
                                                                                                                                                        14. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 92-96
                                                                                                                                                        15. "Basking Shark" by Kathleen Jamie, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                        16. "First Things to Hand" by Robert Pinsky, pp. 60-63
                                                                                                                                                        17. Cover: "Exposed" by Harry Bliss
                                                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        November 26, 2001 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-38
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-47
                                                                                                                                                        3. The Political Scene by Peter J. Boyer, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                                                        4. U.S. Journal by Mark Singer, pp. 54-58
                                                                                                                                                        5. Industrial Arts by Michael Specter, pp. 62-73
                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Technology by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 74-79
                                                                                                                                                        7. The Sporting Scene by Roger Angell, pp. 80-85
                                                                                                                                                        8. A Reporter At Large by Tad Friend, pp. 88-99
                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "Our House" by Martin Roper, pp. 100-111
                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Slips of the Tongue by Louis Menand, pp. 112-116 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Warden of English by Jenny McMorris
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 117 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Eva Moves the Furniture by Margot Livesey
                                                                                                                                                          2. Churchill: A Biography by Roy Jenkins
                                                                                                                                                          3. Hoop Roots by John Edgar Wideman
                                                                                                                                                          4. Doctor Jazz by Hayden Carruth
                                                                                                                                                        12. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 118-120
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 121-126 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. In the Bedroom (2001 Film) by Todd Field
                                                                                                                                                          2. Jung (War) Land of the Mujaheddin (2001 Film)
                                                                                                                                                        14. "Year One" by Franz Wright, pp. 59-61
                                                                                                                                                        15. "The Choice" by Mary Karr, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Enduring Freedom" by Art Spiegelman
                                                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        December 3, 2001 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-36
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of National Security by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 42-50
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Andy Borowitz, p. 51
                                                                                                                                                        5. Medical Dispatch by Jerome Groopman, pp. 52-55
                                                                                                                                                        6. "To the Grass of Autumn" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                                                                        7. Letter from Pakistan by Isabel Hilton, pp. 58-67
                                                                                                                                                        8. "Stanzas, Sexes, Seductions" by Anne Carson, pp. 68-71
                                                                                                                                                        9. A Reporter At Large by Thomas Mallon, pp. 72-85
                                                                                                                                                        10. Fiction: "A Poor-Aunt Story" by Haruki Murakami, pp. 86-93
                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Books: Unhappy Endings by Hilton Als, pp. 94-101 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Collected Stories of Carson McCullers by Carson McCullers
                                                                                                                                                        12. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 102-104
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 105-110 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. Code Unknown (2000 Film) by Michael Haneke
                                                                                                                                                        14. Cover: "Holiday Travel" by Istvan Banyai
                                                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        December 10, 2001 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-44
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 45-49
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Washington by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 54-59
                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Communications by Ken Auletta, pp. 60-67
                                                                                                                                                        6. Letter from Afghanistan by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 68-73
                                                                                                                                                        7. "Self-Portrait in a Gold Kimono" by Henri Cole, pp. 74-77
                                                                                                                                                        8. Profiles: The Bench Burner by Larissa MacFarquhar, pp. 78-83
                                                                                                                                                        9. Portrait: George Harrison by Richard Avedon, pp. 84-89
                                                                                                                                                        10. Fiction: "Surrounded by Sleep" by Akhil Sharma, pp. 90-94
                                                                                                                                                        11. "Gospel" by Philip Levine, pp. 95-97
                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          A Critic At Large by Anthony Lane, pp. 98-105 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Books fror Our Pages, pp. 106-107 - 25 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. A Pitcher's Story by Roger Angell
                                                                                                                                                          2. Reading Chekhov by Janet Malcolm
                                                                                                                                                          3. The Metaphysical Club by Louis Menand
                                                                                                                                                          4. Double Fold by Nicholson Baker
                                                                                                                                                          5. Babe in Paradise by Marisa Silver
                                                                                                                                                          6. Collected Poems by James Merrill, J.D. McClatchy, and Stephen Yenser, ...
                                                                                                                                                          7. The Noonday Demon by Andrew Solomon
                                                                                                                                                          8. The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup by Susan Orlean
                                                                                                                                                          9. Uncle Tungsten by Oliver Sacks
                                                                                                                                                          10. Lost in Mongolia by Tad Friend
                                                                                                                                                          11. Was This Man a Genius? by Julie Hecht
                                                                                                                                                          12. Austerlitz by W.G. Sebald
                                                                                                                                                          13. Against Love Poetry by Eavan Boland
                                                                                                                                                          14. A Cold Case by Philip Gourevitch
                                                                                                                                                          15. Perfect Recall by Ann Beattie
                                                                                                                                                          16. The Dog Department by James Thurber and Michael J. Rosen
                                                                                                                                                          17. The Chosen One by David Owen
                                                                                                                                                          18. Looking for History by Alma Guillermoprieto
                                                                                                                                                          19. Jack Cole and Plastic Man by Art Spiegelman and Chip Kidd
                                                                                                                                                          20. The Music at Long Verney by Sylvia Townsend Warner
                                                                                                                                                          21. After the Plague, and Other Stories by T. Coraghessan Boyle
                                                                                                                                                          22. Talk Stories by Jamaica Kincaid
                                                                                                                                                          23. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
                                                                                                                                                          24. Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro
                                                                                                                                                          25. The Diaries of Kenneth Tynan by John Lahr and Kenneth Tynan
                                                                                                                                                        14. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 108-109
                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 110-111 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Ocean's Eleven (2001 Film) by Steven Soderbergh
                                                                                                                                                          2. Kandahar (2001 Film) by Mohsen Makhmalbaf
                                                                                                                                                        16. Pop Music by Ben Greenman, pp. 112-122
                                                                                                                                                        17. Cover: "New Yorkistan" by Maira Kalman and Rick Meyerowitz
                                                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        December 17, 2001 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-34
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                                                        3. The World of Business by John Cassidy, pp. 40-46
                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, p. 47
                                                                                                                                                        5. Profiles: The Best Pretender by Nancy Franklin, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                                                        6. "The Pattern" by Michael Longley, pp. 52-61
                                                                                                                                                        7. Letter from Canada by Calvin Trillin, pp. 62-71
                                                                                                                                                        8. Sketchbook by Roz Chast, pp. 72-73
                                                                                                                                                        9. Annals of Medicine by Michael Specter, pp. 74-77
                                                                                                                                                        10. "The Kiss" by W.S. Di Piero, pp. 78-85
                                                                                                                                                        11. A Critic At Large by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                        12. "One Foot in the Dark" by Jean Valentine, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 90-92 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. Somewhere for Me by Meryle Secrest
                                                                                                                                                          2. Vietnam: Spirits of the Earth by Mary Cross and Frances FitzGerald
                                                                                                                                                          3. Poems Seven by Alan Dugan
                                                                                                                                                          4. Stuffed by Patricia Volk
                                                                                                                                                        14. In Fashion by Judith Thurman, pp. 93-96
                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 97-98 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001 Film) by Wes Anderson
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Business of Strangers (2001 Film) by Patrick Stettner
                                                                                                                                                        16. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 99-104
                                                                                                                                                        17. Cover: "The Low Road" by Barry Blitt
                                                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        December 24, 2001 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-40
                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 41-49
                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Afghanistan by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 50-57
                                                                                                                                                        4. Annals of National Security by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 58-59
                                                                                                                                                        5. "On Love" by Dana Goodyear, pp. 60-63
                                                                                                                                                        6. Personal History by Valerie Steiker, pp. 64-69
                                                                                                                                                        7. Life and Letters by Jonathan Franzen, pp. 70-75
                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "The Death of Jack Hamilton" by Stephen King, pp. 76-81
                                                                                                                                                        9. My Mother by Amy Tan, pp. 82-87
                                                                                                                                                        10. Visiting George by Nadine Gordimer, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                        11. "To Impatience" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                                                        12. Fiction: "Passeur" by John Berger, pp. 92-97
                                                                                                                                                        13. Fiction: "The Specks in the Sky" by Ben Rice, pp. 98-101
                                                                                                                                                        14. Paris Diary (1992) by Mavis Gallant, pp. 102-117
                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Survivor/Believer by John Updike, pp. 118-122 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                          1. New and Collected Poems, 1931-2001 by Czeslaw Milosz
                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 123 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Feast of the Goat by Mario Vargas Llosa
                                                                                                                                                          2. The Same Sea by Amos Oz
                                                                                                                                                          3. For Rouenna by Sigrid Nunez
                                                                                                                                                          4. All Souls Day by Cees Nooteboom
                                                                                                                                                        17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 124-136 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                          1. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001 Film) by Peter Jackson
                                                                                                                                                          2. Ali (2001 Film) by Michael Mann
                                                                                                                                                          3. Black Hawk Down (2001 Film) by Ridley Scott
                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "'Twas the Night After Christmas" by William Joyce
                                                                                                                                                  2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Issues of 2002 = 46 Issues, 794 Articles
                                                                                                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Issues of 2003 = 46 Issues, 827 Articles
                                                                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        Issues of 2004 = 42 Issues, 738 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Issues of 2005 = 47 Issues, 829 Articles
                                                                                                                                                          1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                            Issues of 2006 = 46 Issues, 832 Articles
                                                                                                                                                            1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              Issues of 2007 = 46 Issues, 876 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Issues of 2008 = 34 Issues, 664 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of 2009 = 42 Issues, 823 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of the 2010s = 1 Year, 3 Issues, 50 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                    Issues of 2010 = 3 Issues, 50 Articles