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                                                                                                                                                            Issues of Jan.-Mar. 2004 = 11 Issues, 191 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                              January 5, 2004 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-24
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-31
                                                                                                                                                              3. Personal History by Cathleen Schine, pp. 32-37
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Graham Chapman, p. 41
                                                                                                                                                              5. Profiles: The Soul Singer by Charles Michener, pp. 42-47
                                                                                                                                                              6. A Reporter At Large by Lawrence Wright, pp. 48-69
                                                                                                                                                              7. Sketchbook: "Fur Coats" by Saul Steinberg, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Broccoli" by Lara Vapnyar, pp. 76-81
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                                                                                                                                                                Masters of the Matrix by Louis Menand, pp. 82-84 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Shooting Kennedy: JFK and the Culture of Images by David M. Lubin
                                                                                                                                                                2. Nixon's Shadow by David Greenberg
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                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, pp. 85-86 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Babes in the Wood by Ruth Rendell
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Book of Hard Things by Sue Halpern
                                                                                                                                                                3. Stories from the City of God by Pier Paolo Pasolini and Walter Siti
                                                                                                                                                                4. American Jesus by Stephen Prothero
                                                                                                                                                              11. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 87-88
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                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, p. 89 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003 Film) by Peter Jackson
                                                                                                                                                              13. "Oasis" by Dana Goodyear, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                                                                              14. "The Sleepwalker" by Richard Wilbur, pp. 70-73
                                                                                                                                                              15. "On New Terms" by Deborah Garrison, pp. 90-94
                                                                                                                                                              16. Cover: "A Kind of Happiness" by J.J. Sempe
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                                                                                                                                                              January 12, 2004 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-22
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                                                                              3. Commerce & Culture by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 28-33
                                                                                                                                                              4. Medical Dispatch by Atul Gawande, pp. 34-40
                                                                                                                                                              5. Shouts & Murmurs by David Owen, p. 41
                                                                                                                                                              6. Profiles: Running on Instinct by Mark Singer, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                                                              7. Our Local Correspondents by Ian Frazier, pp. 60-65
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Daisy" by Chang-rae Lee, pp. 66-75
                                                                                                                                                              9. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 76-78
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                                                                                                                                                                A Critic At Large by Daniel Mendelsohn, pp. 79-81 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan
                                                                                                                                                                2. Ripples of Battle by Victor Davis Hanson
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 85 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Oracle Night by Paul Auster
                                                                                                                                                                2. Bad Publicity by Jeffrey Frank
                                                                                                                                                                3. Adventures of a Suburban Boy by John Boorman
                                                                                                                                                                4. Bulwer Lytton by Leslie Mitchell
                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 86-90 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. House of Sand and Fog (2003 Film) by Vadim Perelman
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Cooler (2003 Film) by Wayne Kramer
                                                                                                                                                              13. "Return Baggage" by Wislawa Szymborska, pp. 44-59
                                                                                                                                                              14. "The Answer" by Bill Knott, pp. 82-84
                                                                                                                                                              15. Cover: "Lifestyles of the Rich and Felonious" by Bruce McCall
                                                                                                                                                            3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              January 26, 2004 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-22
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-29
                                                                                                                                                              3. Annals of Medicine by Jerome Groopman, pp. 30-35
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Frank Gannon, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                              5. Letter from California by Tad Friend, pp. 42-49
                                                                                                                                                              6. A Reporter At Large by Ian Parker, pp. 50-61
                                                                                                                                                              7. The Sporting Scene by Burkhard Bilger, pp. 62-67
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Eminent Domain" by Antonya Nelson, pp. 74-83
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                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 84-86 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (2003 Film) by Nick Broomfield and Joan Churchill
                                                                                                                                                                2. Monster (2003 Film) by Patty Jenkins
                                                                                                                                                              10. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 87-88
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 89 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Grandmothers by Doris Lessing
                                                                                                                                                                2. Paranoia by Joseph Finder
                                                                                                                                                                3. In My Father's Footsteps by Sebastian Matthews
                                                                                                                                                                4. American Mafia by Thomas Reppetto
                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Mind/Body Problems by John Updike, pp. 90-98 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Confessions of Max Tivoli by Andrew Sean Greer
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Body by Hanif Kureishi
                                                                                                                                                              13. "The Otherness" by Linda Gregg, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                                                                              14. "A Short History of My Life" by Charles Wright, pp. 68-73
                                                                                                                                                              15. Cover: "Mush!" by Harry Bliss
                                                                                                                                                            4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              February 2, 2004 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-24
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-33
                                                                                                                                                              3. Shouts & Murmurs by Patricia Marx, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                                                              4. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                              5. Annals of Entertainment by Amy Wallace, pp. 42-49
                                                                                                                                                              6. Letter from Iraq by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                                                              7. A Reporter At Large by Michael Specter, pp. 64-75
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Delicate Wives" by John Updike, pp. 76-79
                                                                                                                                                              9. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                              10. A Critic At Large by Joshua Micah Marshall, pp. 83-84
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 89 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler
                                                                                                                                                                2. A Saint, More or Less by Henry Grunwald
                                                                                                                                                                3. A Nation Under Our Feet by Steven Hahn
                                                                                                                                                                4. The Naked Crowd by Jeffrey Rosen
                                                                                                                                                              12. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                                                              13. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 92-93
                                                                                                                                                              14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 94-98 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. On the Run (2002 Film) by Lucas Belvaux
                                                                                                                                                                2. An Amazing Couple (2002 Film) by Lucas Belvaux
                                                                                                                                                                3. After Life (2002 Film) by Lucas Belvaux
                                                                                                                                                              15. "A Blessing from My Sixteen Years' Son" by Mary Karr, pp. 52-63
                                                                                                                                                              16. "Prescience" by Franz Wright, pp. 85-88
                                                                                                                                                              17. Cover: "Huddling for Warmth" by Ana Juan
                                                                                                                                                            5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              February 9, 2004 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-20
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-27
                                                                                                                                                              3. Campaign Journal by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 28-31
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Nancy Franklin, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                                                              5. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                              6. Profiles: The Islander by Hilton Als, pp. 42-51
                                                                                                                                                              7. Letter from London by William Finnegan, pp. 52-63
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "The Last Words on Earth" by Nicole Krauss, pp. 64-70
                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 74-77 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Dreamers (2003 Film) by Bernardo Bertolucci
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Back To Basics by Anthony Lane, pp. 78-79 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Hollywood Animal by Joe Eszterhas
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                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 81 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Last Crossing by Guy Vanderhaeghe
                                                                                                                                                                2. Ask Me Anything by Francesca Delbanco
                                                                                                                                                                3. A Secret Life by Benjamin Weiser
                                                                                                                                                                4. Hustling Is Not Stealing by John M. Chernoff
                                                                                                                                                              12. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                              13. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 84-90
                                                                                                                                                              14. "Outside" by Michael Ryan, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                                                              15. "Counterpoint" by Constance Merritt, pp. 71-73
                                                                                                                                                              16. "Sylvia" by Gerald Stern, p. 80
                                                                                                                                                              17. Cover: "Code Red" by David McCauley
                                                                                                                                                            6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              February 16, 2004 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 30-62
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 63-73
                                                                                                                                                              3. Recollection by David Sedaris, pp. 74-77
                                                                                                                                                              4. Letter from Washington by Jane Mayer, pp. 80-91
                                                                                                                                                              5. Personal History by Roger Angell, pp. 92-99
                                                                                                                                                              6. Annals of Politics by George Packer, pp. 100-109
                                                                                                                                                              7. Our Local Correspondents by Ian Frazier, pp. 110-112
                                                                                                                                                              8. Letter from China by Peter Hessler, pp. 118-131
                                                                                                                                                              9. Profiles: The Populist by Larissa MacFarquhar, pp. 132-145
                                                                                                                                                              10. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Alex Ross, pp. 146-155
                                                                                                                                                              11. Annals of Crime by David Grann, pp. 156-165
                                                                                                                                                              12. Comic Strip by Chris Ware, pp. 172-173
                                                                                                                                                              13. Fiction: "La Ragazza" by Andrea Lee, pp. 174-187
                                                                                                                                                              14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                All About Abish by John Updike, pp. 188-191 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Double Vision: A Self-Portrait by Walter Abish
                                                                                                                                                              15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, pp. 192-194 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Someone to Run with by David Grossman
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Swallows of Kabul by Yasmina Khadra
                                                                                                                                                                3. The Marketplace of Revolution by T.H. Breen
                                                                                                                                                                4. The Great Pretenders by Jan Bondeson
                                                                                                                                                              16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Sentimental Re-Education by Judith Thurman, pp. 195-198 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Why We Love by Helen Fisher
                                                                                                                                                                2. Lust by Simon Blackburn
                                                                                                                                                              17. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 199-201
                                                                                                                                                              18. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 202-203
                                                                                                                                                              19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 204-207 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Ripley's Game (2003 Film) by Liliana Cavani
                                                                                                                                                              20. "First Love" by Wislawa Szymborska, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                              21. "Pigeons at Dawn" by Charles Simic, pp. 113-117
                                                                                                                                                              22. "Soccer Moms" by Paul Muldoon, pp. 166-171
                                                                                                                                                              23. The Back Page by Bruce McCall, pp. 208-218
                                                                                                                                                              24. Cover: Eustace Tilley by Rea Irvin
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                                                                                                                                                              March 1, 2004 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-32
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-34
                                                                                                                                                              3. Around City Hall by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 38-43
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Andrew Barlow, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                                                              5. Life and Letters by William F. Buckley, Jr., pp. 46-53
                                                                                                                                                              6. Letter from Zimbabwe by Alexandra Fuller, pp. 54-67
                                                                                                                                                              7. Profiles: Homeboy by Alec Wilkinson, pp. 68-74
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Chicxulub" by T. Coraghessan Boyle, pp. 78-83
                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 84-86 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Passion of the Christ (2003 Film) by Mel Gibson
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Game Theory by Louis Menand, p. 87 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Bobby Fischer Goes to War by David Edmonds and John Eidinow
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, pp. 88-90 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Castles of Steel by Robert K. Massie
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Land That Never Was by David Sinclair
                                                                                                                                                                3. Ancient Mariner by Ken McGoogan
                                                                                                                                                                4. Cork Boat by John Pollack
                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Select All by Christopher Caldwell, pp. 91-93 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz
                                                                                                                                                              13. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                              14. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                                                              15. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 98-102
                                                                                                                                                              16. "Duet on Mars" by John Updike, pp. 35-37
                                                                                                                                                              17. "Chloe in Late January" by David Young, pp. 75-77
                                                                                                                                                              18. Cover: "Wardrobe Malfunction" by Istvan Banyai
                                                                                                                                                            8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              March 8, 2004 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-24
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-31
                                                                                                                                                              3. Annals of National Security by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                                                              4. Casual by George Saunders, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                                                                              5. The Sporting Scene by Kevin Conley, pp. 42-47
                                                                                                                                                              6. Annals of Culture by Claudia Roth Pierpont, pp. 48-56
                                                                                                                                                              7. A Reporter At Large by Dan Baum, pp. 64-65
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Long Ago Yesterday" by Hanif Kureishi, pp. 74-79
                                                                                                                                                              9. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                              10. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 83-84
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Mother Courage by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 85-87 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Maternal Desire by Daphne de Marneffe
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Mommy Myth by Susan J. Douglas and Meredith W. Michaels
                                                                                                                                                              12. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                              13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 91 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Peddling Influence by David McKean
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Siberian Curse by Fiona Hill
                                                                                                                                                                3. Love Monkey by Kyle Smith
                                                                                                                                                                4. All That Is Gone by Pramoedya Ananta Toer
                                                                                                                                                              14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 92-96 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Good Bye, Lenin! (2003 Film) by Wolfgang Becker
                                                                                                                                                                2. Osama (2003 Film) by Siddiq Barmak
                                                                                                                                                              15. "Some Things, Say the Wise Ones" by Mary Oliver, pp. 35-37
                                                                                                                                                              16. "How-To" by Eliza Griswold, pp. 57-63
                                                                                                                                                              17. "A Little Girl Tugs at the Tablecloth" by Wislawa Szymborska, pp. 66-73
                                                                                                                                                              18. Cover by Saul Steinberg
                                                                                                                                                            9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              March 15, 2004 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 20-60
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 61-69
                                                                                                                                                              3. Letter from Miami by William Finnegan, pp. 70-79
                                                                                                                                                              4. Personal History by Donald Antrim, pp. 80-83
                                                                                                                                                              5. Profiles: The Designer by Michael Specter, pp. 104-105
                                                                                                                                                              6. Portfolio by Owen Smith, pp. 116-119
                                                                                                                                                              7. Annals of Commerce by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 120-127
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "In the Palace of the End" by Martin Amis, pp. 128-135
                                                                                                                                                              9. In Fashion by Judith Thurman, pp. 142-146
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Wayward Press by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 136-140 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Burning Down My Masters' House by Jayson Blair
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 141 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Disarming Iraq by Hans Blix
                                                                                                                                                                2. Somerset Maugham: A Life by Jeffrey Meyers
                                                                                                                                                                3. The Lucky Ones by Rachel Cusk
                                                                                                                                                                4. Juniper Fuse by Clayton Eshleman
                                                                                                                                                              12. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 147-149
                                                                                                                                                              13. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 150-153
                                                                                                                                                              14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 154-168 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Distant (2002 Film) by Nuri Bilge Ceylan
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Return (2003 Film) by Andrei Zvyagintsev
                                                                                                                                                              15. "Civics" by Robert Wrigley, pp. 84-103
                                                                                                                                                              16. "To the Forty-third President" by Henri Cole, pp. 106-115
                                                                                                                                                              17. Cover: "Dress Reversal" by Mark Ulriksen
                                                                                                                                                            10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              March 22, 2004 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-30
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-39
                                                                                                                                                              3. Letter from Afghanistan by Kathy Gannon, pp. 40-48
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Andy Borowitz, p. 49
                                                                                                                                                              5. U.S. Journal by Mark Singer, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                                                                              6. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 60-63
                                                                                                                                                              7. On Stage by Richard Avedon and Claudia Roth Pierpont, pp. 66-72
                                                                                                                                                              8. Comic Strip by Aline Crumb and R. Crumb, pp. 73-75
                                                                                                                                                              9. Fiction: "Passion" by Alice Munro, pp. 76-89
                                                                                                                                                              10. A Critic At Large by Adam Gopnik, pp. 90-94
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 95 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Links by Nuruddin Farah
                                                                                                                                                                2. One Day the Ice Will Reveal All Its Dead by Clare Dudman
                                                                                                                                                                3. All in Good Time by Jonathan Schwartz
                                                                                                                                                                4. Peninsula of Lies by Edward Ball
                                                                                                                                                              12. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                                                              13. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 98-99
                                                                                                                                                              14. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 100-101
                                                                                                                                                              15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 102-108 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004 Film) by Michel Gondry
                                                                                                                                                              16. "Getting Value" by Linda Gregg, pp. 54-59
                                                                                                                                                              17. "Insomniac" by Galway Kinnell, pp. 64-65
                                                                                                                                                              18. Cover: "Manhattan Mirage" by Bruce McCall
                                                                                                                                                            11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              March 29, 2004 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-32
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-41
                                                                                                                                                              3. A Reporter At Large by Isabel Hilton, pp. 42-50
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, p. 51
                                                                                                                                                              5. Life and Letters by David Remnick, pp. 52-57
                                                                                                                                                              6. Letter from South Texas by Katherine Boo, pp. 62-73
                                                                                                                                                              7. Onward and Upward With the Art by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 74-77
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Father Daughter" by Jim Harrison, pp. 86-91
                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Folk Hero by David Hajdu, pp. 92-96 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Ramblin' Man by Ed Cray
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 97 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Little Children by Tom Perrotta
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant
                                                                                                                                                                3. Shostakovich and Stalin by Solomon Volkov
                                                                                                                                                                4. Washington's Crossing by David Hackett Fischer
                                                                                                                                                              11. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 98-99
                                                                                                                                                              12. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                                                                              13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 103-108 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Bon Voyage (2003 Film) by Jean-Paul Rappeneau
                                                                                                                                                                2. Dogville (2004 Film) by Lars von Trier
                                                                                                                                                              14. "Epiphany" by Eamon Grennan, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                              15. "Monday Morning" by John Hollander, pp. 78-85
                                                                                                                                                              16. Cover: "Self-Portrait" by Bruce Eric Kaplan
                                                                                                                                                          2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                            Issues of Apr.-Jun. 2004 = 8 Issues, 138 Articles
                                                                                                                                                            1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              April 5, 2004 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-26
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                                                                              3. The Music Scene by Jake Halpern, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by John Kenney, p. 37
                                                                                                                                                              5. A Reporter At Large by Burkhard Bilger, pp. 38-45
                                                                                                                                                              6. Profiles: Escaping the Matrix by John Lahr, pp. 46-55
                                                                                                                                                              7. Letter from China by Peter Hessler, pp. 58-67
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Super Goat Man" by Jonathan Lethem, pp. 68-75
                                                                                                                                                              9. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 76-78
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 79 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. A Chance Meeting by Rachel Cohen
                                                                                                                                                                2. All-Night Party by Andrea Barnet
                                                                                                                                                                3. John Gardner: Literary Outlaw by Barry Silesky
                                                                                                                                                                4. Among the Bohemians by Virginia Nicholson
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Mean To Gene by Louis Menand, pp. 80-83 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Eugene McCarthy by Dominic Sandbrook
                                                                                                                                                              12. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                              13. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 87-88
                                                                                                                                                              14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 89-94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Ladykillers (2004 Film) by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
                                                                                                                                                                2. Intermission (2003 Film) by John Crowley
                                                                                                                                                              15. "Daisies" by Mary Oliver, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                                                                              16. "Then Time" by Robert Hass, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                                                                              17. Cover: "Stars and Stripes Forever" by Mark Ulriksen
                                                                                                                                                            2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              April 12, 2004 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-26
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-33
                                                                                                                                                              3. Campaign Journal by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 34-39
                                                                                                                                                              4. Annals of National Security by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                              5. A Reporter At Large by David Samuels, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                                                              6. Profiles: The Storyteller by Cynthia Zarin, pp. 60-67
                                                                                                                                                              7. Fiction: "The Rabbit Hole as Likely Explanation" by Ann Beattie, pp. 68-77
                                                                                                                                                              8. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 78-81
                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Spheres of Influence by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 82-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Creation of The Media by Paul Starr
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 85 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. With by Donald Harington
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Maze by Panos Karnezis
                                                                                                                                                                3. Necessary Dreams by Anna Fels
                                                                                                                                                                4. One of Us by Alice Domurat Dreger
                                                                                                                                                              11. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 86-88
                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 89-94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. I'm Not Scared (2003 Film) by Gabriele Salvatores
                                                                                                                                                                2. Twentynine Palms (2004 Film) by Bruno Dumont
                                                                                                                                                              13. "Aphasia" by Vijay Seshadri, pp. 42-47
                                                                                                                                                              14. "The Modernist Impulse" by Melanie Rehak, pp. 52-59
                                                                                                                                                              15. Cover: "Easter Eggs" by Roz Chast
                                                                                                                                                            3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              April 19, 2004 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 24-62
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 63-71
                                                                                                                                                              3. Shouts & Murmurs by Ian Frazier, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                              4. Our Local Correspondents by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, pp. 76-99
                                                                                                                                                              5. Recollections: Possession by David Sedaris, pp. 100-105
                                                                                                                                                              6. Annals of Marketing by David Owen, pp. 106-115
                                                                                                                                                              7. The Political Scene by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 116-117
                                                                                                                                                              8. Dept. of Screenwriting by Ian Parker, pp. 124-137
                                                                                                                                                              9. Life and Letters by Anthony Lane, pp. 138-151
                                                                                                                                                              10. Profiles: The Radical by Ben McGrath, pp. 152-163
                                                                                                                                                              11. Annals of Hollywood by Tad Friend, pp. 164-173
                                                                                                                                                              12. Fiction: "Cat 'n' Mouse" by Steven Millhauser, pp. 174-178
                                                                                                                                                              13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Punch Line by Jim Holt, pp. 184-190 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Rationale of the Dirty Joke by G. Legman
                                                                                                                                                              14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 191 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The King of America by Samantha Gillison
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Outside World by Tova Mirvis
                                                                                                                                                                3. Something from the Oven by Laura Shapiro
                                                                                                                                                                4. Rats by Robert Sullivan
                                                                                                                                                              15. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 192-195
                                                                                                                                                              16. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 196-198
                                                                                                                                                              17. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 199-201
                                                                                                                                                              18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 202-205 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Kill Bill, Vol. 2 (2004 Film) by Quentin Tarantino
                                                                                                                                                              19. "Stern Country" by Gerald Stern, pp. 118-123
                                                                                                                                                              20. "Self-Portrait in Bed" by Charles Simic, pp. 179-183
                                                                                                                                                              21. The Back Page by Steve Brodner, pp. 206-208
                                                                                                                                                              22. Cover: "Spring Break" by Danny Shanahan
                                                                                                                                                            4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              May 17, 2004 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-26
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-37
                                                                                                                                                              3. Annals of National Security by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 38-52
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Michael Sacks, p. 53
                                                                                                                                                              5. The Sporting Scene by Ben McGrath, pp. 54-61
                                                                                                                                                              6. Letter from Baghdad by George Packer, pp. 62-73
                                                                                                                                                              7. Annals of Crime by Stephen J. Dubner, pp. 74-81
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "The Islanders" by Andrew Sean Greer, pp. 86-91
                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Patriot Games by Louis Menand, pp. 92-95 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Who Are We? by Samuel P. Huntington
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 99 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Conspirators by Michael Andre Bernstein
                                                                                                                                                                2. It's a Bird by Steven T. Seagle
                                                                                                                                                                3. The Man Who Would Be King by Ben Macintyre
                                                                                                                                                                4. Count Down by Steve Olson
                                                                                                                                                              11. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 100-101
                                                                                                                                                              12. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 102-103
                                                                                                                                                              13. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 104-106
                                                                                                                                                              14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 107-120 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Troy (2004 Film) by Wolfgang Petersen
                                                                                                                                                              15. "Orpheus and Eurydice" by Czeslaw Milosz, pp. 82-85
                                                                                                                                                              16. "Entering the Kingdom" by Mary Karr, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                              17. Cover: "Spring Ritual" by Marc Rosenthal
                                                                                                                                                            5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              May 24, 2004 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-30
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-37
                                                                                                                                                              3. Annals of National Security by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 38-44
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Ian Frazier, p. 45
                                                                                                                                                              5. A Critic At Large by Jeffrey Frank, pp. 46-55
                                                                                                                                                              6. A Reporter At Large by David Grann, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                                                                              7. Portrait: Donna Murphy by Richard Avedon, pp. 63-71
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Hell-Heaven" by Jhumpa Lahiri, pp. 72-81
                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Wayward Press by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 82-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Big Russ and Me by Tim Russert
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 87 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Lincoln and Whitman by Daniel Mark Epstein
                                                                                                                                                                2. The End of Oil by Paul Roberts
                                                                                                                                                                3. Both by Douglas Crase
                                                                                                                                                                4. The Last Sideshow by Hanspeter Schneider
                                                                                                                                                              11. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                              12. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 90-93
                                                                                                                                                              13. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                              14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 96-108 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Van Helsing (2004 Film) by Stephen Sommers
                                                                                                                                                                2. Control Room (2004 Film) by Jehane Noujaim
                                                                                                                                                              15. "An Encounter in the Haight" by Robert Mezey, pp. 58-62
                                                                                                                                                              16. "Lying" by Constance Merritt, pp. 85-86
                                                                                                                                                              17. Cover: "Army of One" by Raul Colon
                                                                                                                                                            6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              May 31, 2004 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-26
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                                                                              3. The Political Scene by William Finnegan, pp. 32-38
                                                                                                                                                              4. Our Far-Flung Correspondents by Simon Schama, pp. 39-45
                                                                                                                                                              5. A Reporter At Large by Jeffrey Goldberg, pp. 46-60
                                                                                                                                                              6. Fiction: "The Secret Goldfish" by David Means, pp. 70-75
                                                                                                                                                              7. A Critic At Large by Adam Haslett, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                              8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 81 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Eventide by Kent Haruf
                                                                                                                                                                2. The News from Paraguay by Lily Tuck
                                                                                                                                                                3. Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar by Simon Sebag Montefiore
                                                                                                                                                                4. Red Sky at Morning by James Gustave Speth
                                                                                                                                                              9. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 82-84
                                                                                                                                                              10. Jazz by Gary Giddins, pp. 85-87
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 88-90 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Saved! (2004 Film) by Brian Dannelly
                                                                                                                                                                2. Baadasssss (2004 Film) by Mario Van Peebles
                                                                                                                                                              12. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 91-96
                                                                                                                                                              13. "Alder" by Kathleen Jamie, pp. 61-69
                                                                                                                                                              14. "Wastrel" by John Ashbery, pp. 78-80
                                                                                                                                                              15. Cover: "A Penthouse on Every Floor" by Bruce McCall
                                                                                                                                                            7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              June 14, 2004 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-60
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 61-69
                                                                                                                                                              3. Life and Letters by Robert Stone, pp. 70-76
                                                                                                                                                              4. Fiction: "Szmura's Room" by Aleksandar Hemon, pp. 96-107
                                                                                                                                                              5. A Critic At Large by Joan Acocella, pp. 110-129
                                                                                                                                                              6. Three Stories by Alice Munro, pp. 130-145
                                                                                                                                                              7. Homecoming, with Turtle by Junot Diaz, pp. 90-95
                                                                                                                                                              8. Nighttime in the Pool by T. Coraghessan Boyle, pp. 108-109
                                                                                                                                                              9. You Are in Paradise by Zadie Smith, pp. 150-158
                                                                                                                                                              10. Train in Vain by Charles D'Ambrosio, pp. 159-171
                                                                                                                                                              11. Out of the Woods by Susan Orlean, p. 206
                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Lost in Translation by Ian Buruma, pp. 184-191 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. From Babel to Dragomans by Bernard Lewis
                                                                                                                                                                2. Resurrecting Empire by Rashid Khalidi
                                                                                                                                                              13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, pp. 192-193 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason
                                                                                                                                                                2. American Desert by Percival Everett
                                                                                                                                                                3. Wondrous Strange by Kevin Bazzana
                                                                                                                                                                4. Father Joe by Tony Hendra
                                                                                                                                                              14. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 194-199
                                                                                                                                                              15. The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 200-205
                                                                                                                                                              16. "To Dreams" by Charles Simic, pp. 77-89
                                                                                                                                                              17. "Pre-Raphaelite Pinups" by Elaine Equi, pp. 146-149
                                                                                                                                                              18. "Now I Understand" by Linda Gregg, pp. 172-183
                                                                                                                                                              19. Cover: "Twice Removed" by Maira Kalman
                                                                                                                                                            8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              June 28, 2004 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-32
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-39
                                                                                                                                                              3. Postscript: The Unknowable by Edmund Morris, pp. 40-51
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 52-53
                                                                                                                                                              5. Annals of National Security by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 54-67
                                                                                                                                                              6. Letter from California by Connie Bruck, pp. 68-81
                                                                                                                                                              7. Sketchbook by Michael Crawford, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "The Plague of Doves" by Louise Erdrich, pp. 90-97
                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Silent Master by John Updike, pp. 98-101 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Master by Colm Toibin
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Bad Comma by Louis Menand, pp. 102-104 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Eats, Shoots and Leaves by Lynne Truss
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 105 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Tyrant's Novel by Thomas Keneally
                                                                                                                                                                2. Transmission by Hari Kunzru
                                                                                                                                                                3. American Gulag by Mark Dow
                                                                                                                                                                4. Sonata for Jukebox by Geoffrey O'Brien
                                                                                                                                                              12. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 106-107
                                                                                                                                                              13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 108-110 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004 Film) by Michael Moore
                                                                                                                                                              14. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 111-116
                                                                                                                                                              15. "Mr. Cogito on a Set Theme: 'Friends Depart'" by Zbigniew Herbert, pp. 82-87
                                                                                                                                                              16. Cover: "In Ray We Trust" by Eric Palma
                                                                                                                                                          3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                            Issues of Jul.-Sep. 2004 = 11 Issues, 192 Articles
                                                                                                                                                            1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              July 5, 2004 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-28
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-37
                                                                                                                                                              3. Domestic Life by Caitlin Flanagan, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Paul Simms, p. 47
                                                                                                                                                              5. Letter from Falluja by Nir Rosen, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                                                              6. Letter from India by Katherine Boo, pp. 54-60
                                                                                                                                                              7. The Sporting Scene by Cynthia Gorney, pp. 70-79
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Elsie by Starlight" by John Updike, pp. 80-87
                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Reckless Endangerment by Adam Kirsch, pp. 88-92 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Dylan Thomas: A New Life by Andrew Lycett
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 93 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Bling by Erica Kennedy
                                                                                                                                                                2. Wake Up, Sir! by Jonathan Ames
                                                                                                                                                                3. What's the Matter With Kansas? by Thomas Frank
                                                                                                                                                                4. Waiting for the End of the World by Richard Ross
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Wide Turns by Thomas Mallon, pp. 94-95 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. I, Fatty by Jerry Stahl
                                                                                                                                                              12. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                              13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 99-104 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Before Sunset (2004 Film) by Richard Linklater
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Terminal (2004 Film) by Steven Spielberg
                                                                                                                                                              14. "Poppies" by Henri Cole, pp. 41-46
                                                                                                                                                              15. "To the Moss" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 61-69
                                                                                                                                                              16. Cover: "Declaration of Independence" by Christoph Niemann
                                                                                                                                                            2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              July 12, 2004 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 16-36
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-43
                                                                                                                                                              3. A Reporter At Large by Dan Baum, pp. 44-52
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Patricia Marx, pp. 53-55
                                                                                                                                                              5. Letter from California by Tad Friend, pp. 56-61
                                                                                                                                                              6. Personal History by Nick Flynn, pp. 62-68
                                                                                                                                                              7. Showcase by Richard Avedon, pp. 69-71
                                                                                                                                                              8. Letter from Cairo by David Remnick, pp. 74-83
                                                                                                                                                              9. Fiction: "Miracle" by Judy Budnitz, pp. 84-91
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Fathers and Sons by David Greenberg, pp. 92-93 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Bushes: Portrait of a Dynasty by Peter Schweizer and Rochelle Schweizer
                                                                                                                                                                2. American Dynasty by Kevin Phillips
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 99 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Port Mungo by Patrick McGrath
                                                                                                                                                                2. Going Out by Scarlett Thomas
                                                                                                                                                                3. Truth and Beauty by Ann Patchett
                                                                                                                                                                4. Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson
                                                                                                                                                              12. A Critic At Large by John Lahr, pp. 100-104
                                                                                                                                                              13. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 105-106
                                                                                                                                                              14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 107-112 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Spider-Man 2 (2004 Film) by Sam Raimi
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Clearing (2004 Film) by Pieter Jan Brugge
                                                                                                                                                              15. "The Fatal Shore" by William Logan, pp. 72-73
                                                                                                                                                              16. "In Krakow" by Czeslaw Milosz, pp. 94-98
                                                                                                                                                              17. Cover: "Life's a Beach" by Ian Falconer
                                                                                                                                                            3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              July 26, 2004 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-26
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-33
                                                                                                                                                              3. A Reporter At Large by Eliza Griswold, pp. 34-43
                                                                                                                                                              4. Letter from South Boston by Susan Orlean, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                                                              5. Campaign Journal by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 50-63
                                                                                                                                                              6. Annals of Childhood by Burkhard Bilger, pp. 64-67
                                                                                                                                                              7. Fiction: "Man Crawling Out of Trees" by Annie Proulx, pp. 72-83
                                                                                                                                                              8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Twice Collected by John Updike, pp. 84-88 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Collected Poems by Philip Larkin and Anthony Thwaite
                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 89 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. This Man's Army by Andrew Exum
                                                                                                                                                                2. Idiot Proof by Francis Wheen
                                                                                                                                                                3. Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
                                                                                                                                                                4. Lichtenberg and the Little Flower Girl by Gert Hofmann
                                                                                                                                                              10. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                                                              11. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 92-93
                                                                                                                                                              12. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                              13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 96-100 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Maria, Full of Grace (2004 Film) by Joshua Marston
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Door in the Floor (2004 Film) by Tod Williams
                                                                                                                                                              14. "Shelley" by Galway Kinnell, pp. 68-71
                                                                                                                                                              15. Cover: "The Kindly Wave" by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                                                            4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              August 2, 2004 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-20
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-25
                                                                                                                                                              3. Annals of Economics by John Cassidy, pp. 26-30
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, p. 31
                                                                                                                                                              5. Profiles: Don't Call Me Sir by Zoe Heller, pp. 32-39
                                                                                                                                                              6. A Reporter At LArge by Lawrence Wright, pp. 40-47
                                                                                                                                                              7. Portrait by Richard Avedon and Joan Acocella, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                                                              8. Annals of Philanthropy by Ian Parker, pp. 54-59
                                                                                                                                                              9. Fiction: "The Shore" by Richard Ford, pp. 64-71
                                                                                                                                                              10. "No Shadow" by Gary Snyder, pp. 60-63
                                                                                                                                                              11. "Trying to Sleep" by Jack Gilbert, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                              12. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 76-78
                                                                                                                                                              13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Politician by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 79-82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. My Life by Bill Clinton
                                                                                                                                                              14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 83 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. America the Vulnerable by Stephen Flynn
                                                                                                                                                                2. Hatchet Jobs by Dale Peck
                                                                                                                                                                3. Osprey Island by Thisbe Nissen
                                                                                                                                                                4. Street Logos by Tristan Manco
                                                                                                                                                              15. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 84-85
                                                                                                                                                              16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 86-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. She Hate Me (2004 Film) by Spike Lee
                                                                                                                                                              17. Cover: "A Bad Month" by Bruce Eric Kaplan
                                                                                                                                                            5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              August 9, 2004 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 16-36
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-45
                                                                                                                                                              3. Department of Entertainment by Adam Green, pp. 46-52
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Andy Borowitz, p. 53
                                                                                                                                                              5. Personal History by Roger Angell, pp. 54-55
                                                                                                                                                              6. A Reporter At Large by Margaret Talbot, pp. 62-75
                                                                                                                                                              7. Annals of War by Dan Baum, pp. 76-80
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Adams" by George Saunders, pp. 86-89
                                                                                                                                                              9. A Critic At Large by Louis Menand, pp. 90-93
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, pp. 94-96 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Wolves and Honey by Susan Brind Morrow
                                                                                                                                                                2. Stargazing by Peter Hill
                                                                                                                                                                3. A Little History of British Gardening by Jenny Uglow
                                                                                                                                                                4. Gardens of Persia by Penelope Hobhouse
                                                                                                                                                              11. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 97-99
                                                                                                                                                              12. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                                                                              13. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 103-104
                                                                                                                                                              14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 105-110 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Collateral (2004 Film) by Michael Mann
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Bourne Supremacy (2004 Film) by Paul Greengrass
                                                                                                                                                                3. The Manchurian Candidate (2004 Film) by Jonathan Demme
                                                                                                                                                              15. "Stanley's First Death" by Cleopatra Mathis, pp. 56-61
                                                                                                                                                              16. "The Kindness of the Blind" by Wislawa Szymborska, pp. 81-85
                                                                                                                                                              17. Cover: "Modern Olympics" by Christoph Niemann
                                                                                                                                                            6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              August 23, 2004 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-24
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-33
                                                                                                                                                              3. Campaign Journal by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 34-39
                                                                                                                                                              4. Our Local Correspondents by Cynthia Zarin, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                                                              5. Profiles: Bjork's Saga by Alex Ross, pp. 48-59
                                                                                                                                                              6. A Neurologist's Notebook by Oliver Sacks, pp. 60-63
                                                                                                                                                              7. Fiction: "The Fractious South" by Gina Ochsner, pp. 70-77
                                                                                                                                                              8. A Critic At Large by Adam Gopnik, pp. 78-84
                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 85 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
                                                                                                                                                                2. Le Colonial by Kien Nguyen
                                                                                                                                                                3. Copies in Seconds by David Owen
                                                                                                                                                                4. The Untold Story by Iain Calder
                                                                                                                                                              10. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                              11. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 90-94 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Village (2004 Film) by M. Night Shyamalan
                                                                                                                                                              13. "Pathetic Fallacy" by Mary Karr, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                                                              14. "For My Grandson" by Michael Longley, pp. 64-69
                                                                                                                                                              15. Cover: "Dream Vacation" by Seth
                                                                                                                                                            7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              August 30, 2004 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-32
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-41
                                                                                                                                                              3. Letter from Athens by George Packer, pp. 42-47
                                                                                                                                                              4. Annals of Amusement by Kevin Conley, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                                                              5. A Reporter At Large by Samantha Power, pp. 56-63
                                                                                                                                                              6. The Political World, pp. 64-69
                                                                                                                                                              7. Profiles: The Boys by Nick Paumgarten, pp. 74-77
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Mother's Son" by Tessa Hadley, pp. 84-91
                                                                                                                                                              9. A Critic At Large by Louis Menand, pp. 92-93
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 97 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Naked Olympics by Tony Perrottet
                                                                                                                                                                2. Ancient Greek Athletics by Stephen G. Miller
                                                                                                                                                                3. Wrestling with the Ancients by Alexander Kitroeff
                                                                                                                                                                4. Facing Athens by George Sarrinikolaou
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Anatolian Arabesques by John Updike, pp. 98-99 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Snow by Orhan Pamuk
                                                                                                                                                              12. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 100-101
                                                                                                                                                              13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 102-106 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004 Film) by John J. Curran
                                                                                                                                                              14. "Guardian Angel", pp. 54-55
                                                                                                                                                              15. "Classmate" by Czeslaw Milosz, pp. 70-73
                                                                                                                                                              16. "Merchants" by Czeslaw Milosz, pp. 78-83
                                                                                                                                                              17. "If There Is No God" by Czeslaw Milosz, pp. 94-96
                                                                                                                                                              18. Cover: "At Risk?" by Barry Blitt
                                                                                                                                                            8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              September 6, 2004 Issue = 25 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 22-58
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 59-69
                                                                                                                                                              3. The Political Scene by John Cassidy, pp. 70-77
                                                                                                                                                              4. Annals of Eating by Jim Harrison, pp. 78-82
                                                                                                                                                              5. Letter from South Africa by Calvin Trillin, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                              6. Dining Out by Jerry Adler, pp. 101-105
                                                                                                                                                              7. Personal History by Yiyun Li, pp. 106-113
                                                                                                                                                              8. In the Kitchen by Bill Buford, pp. 114-122
                                                                                                                                                              9. Taste Technologies by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 128-132
                                                                                                                                                              10. Annals of Agriculture by Burkhard Bilger, pp. 136-137
                                                                                                                                                              11. Fiction: "The Cafeteria in the Evening and a Pool in the Rain" by Yoko Ogawa, pp. 146-151
                                                                                                                                                              12. A Critic At Large by Adam Gopnik, pp. 156-162
                                                                                                                                                              13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 163 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Spice by Jack Turner
                                                                                                                                                                2. Cooking for Kings by Ian Kelly
                                                                                                                                                                3. Last Chance to Eat by Gina Mallet
                                                                                                                                                                4. A Meal Observed by Andrew Todhunter
                                                                                                                                                              14. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 164-166
                                                                                                                                                              15. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 167-168
                                                                                                                                                              16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 169-171 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Vanity Fair (2004 Film) by Mira Nair
                                                                                                                                                                2. Hero (2004 Film) by Yimou Zhang
                                                                                                                                                              17. The Long Way Home by Jhumpa Lahiri, pp. 83-85
                                                                                                                                                              18. Chicken Smedley by Mark Singer, pp. 90-100
                                                                                                                                                              19. Bad Taste by Nuruddin Farah, pp. 123-127
                                                                                                                                                              20. Sweet Corn by Tony Earley, pp. 133-135
                                                                                                                                                              21. Killing Dinner by Gabrielle Hamilton, pp. 172-182
                                                                                                                                                              22. "A Poem That I Wrote in a High Fever" by Yehuda Amichai, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                              23. "Bring In the Gods" by Jack Gilbert, pp. 138-145
                                                                                                                                                              24. "Waiting for a Ride" by Gary Snyder, pp. 152-155
                                                                                                                                                              25. Cover: "Trunk Show" by Peter de Seve
                                                                                                                                                            9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              September 13, 2004 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-28
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-35
                                                                                                                                                              3. Campaign Journal by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Paul Rudnick, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                                                              5. Recollections: Summer Afternoon by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 48-55
                                                                                                                                                              6. Profiles: The Wilderness Campaign by David Remnick, pp. 56-60
                                                                                                                                                              7. Fiction: "Kansas" by Marilynne Robinson, pp. 72-83
                                                                                                                                                              8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Golden Boy by Thomas Mallon, pp. 84-88 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Too Brief a Treat by Gerald Clarke and Truman Capote
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Complete Stories of Truman Capote by Truman Capote
                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 89 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Divine Husband by Francisco Goldman
                                                                                                                                                                2. Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
                                                                                                                                                                3. American Dream by Jason DeParle
                                                                                                                                                                4. Defining the Wind by Scott Huler
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                A Critic At Large by Adam Gopnik, pp. 90-95 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Will in the World by Stephen Greenblatt
                                                                                                                                                              11. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 99-150 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Brown Bunny (2004 Film) by Vincent Gallo
                                                                                                                                                              13. "The Alarm" by Charles Simic, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                                                              14. "Spring Break" by Anthony Hecht, pp. 61-71
                                                                                                                                                              15. Cover: "Deja Vu" by Istvan Banyai
                                                                                                                                                            10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              September 20, 2004 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-34
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-41
                                                                                                                                                              3. Annals of Psychology by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Patricia Marx, p. 55
                                                                                                                                                              5. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 56-63
                                                                                                                                                              6. Annals of Communication by Ken Auletta, pp. 64-70
                                                                                                                                                              7. Showcase by Richard Avedon, pp. 71-75
                                                                                                                                                              8. Comic Strip by Art Spiegelman, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                              9. Profiles: The Ghostly Ones by Alec Wilkinson, pp. 78-81
                                                                                                                                                              10. Fiction: "Spider Boy" by Joyce Carol Oates, pp. 88-95
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Counterlives by Joan Acocella, pp. 96-97 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, pp. 102-103 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Heir to the Glimmering World by Cynthia Ozick
                                                                                                                                                                2. Harbor by Lorraine Adams
                                                                                                                                                                3. The Mystery of Olga Chekhova by Antony Beevor
                                                                                                                                                                4. You Call It Madness by Lenny Kaye
                                                                                                                                                              13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                A Critic At Large by Leo Carey, pp. 104-107 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Don't Point That Thing at Me by Kyril Bonfiglioli
                                                                                                                                                              14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 108-112 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Wicker Park (2004 Film) by Paul McGuigan
                                                                                                                                                                2. Infernal Affairs (2002 Film) by Siu Fai Mak and Wai-Keung Lau
                                                                                                                                                              15. "From the Notebooks of Anne Verveine, VII" by Rosanna Warren, pp. 46-54
                                                                                                                                                              16. "The Final Call" by Ron Slate, pp. 82-87
                                                                                                                                                              17. "1:53 A.M." by Liz Rosenberg, pp. 98-101
                                                                                                                                                              18. Cover: "Ghost Ships" by Bruce McCall
                                                                                                                                                            11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              September 27, 2004 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Going On About Town, pp. 22-60
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 61-69
                                                                                                                                                              3. Shouts & Murmurs by Ian Frazier, p. 85
                                                                                                                                                              4. Fiction: "Hamwell in Hell" by Zadie Smith, pp. 113-123
                                                                                                                                                              5. Profiles: The Candidate's Wife by Judith Thurman, pp. 124-129
                                                                                                                                                              6. Letter from Ibiza by Nick Paumgarten, pp. 70-84
                                                                                                                                                              7. Dept. of Gastronomy by Michael Specter, pp. 86-92
                                                                                                                                                              8. Annals of Fashion by Larissa MacFarquhar, pp. 94-112
                                                                                                                                                              9. Portfolio by Judith Thurman, pp. 136-141
                                                                                                                                                              10. A Critic At Large by Ruth Franklin, pp. 142-147
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, pp. 148-149 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Egyptologist by Arthur Phillips
                                                                                                                                                                2. Birds Without Wings by Louis de Bernieres
                                                                                                                                                                3. The Family by Kitty Kelley
                                                                                                                                                                4. Mosaic by Michael Holroyd
                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Two's A Crowd by John Updike, pp. 150-153 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Double by Jose Saramago
                                                                                                                                                              13. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 154-155
                                                                                                                                                              14. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 156-157
                                                                                                                                                              15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 158-159 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004 Film) by Walter Salles
                                                                                                                                                                2. Shaun of the Dead (2004 Film) by Edgar Wright
                                                                                                                                                              16. "Nightgown" by Elizabeth Spires, p. 93
                                                                                                                                                              17. "Cities of the Plain" by Katha Pollitt, pp. 130-135
                                                                                                                                                              18. The Back Page: "October Surprises" by Arnold Roth and Andy Borowitz, pp. 160-172
                                                                                                                                                              19. Cover: "Brought to Heel" by Ana Juan
                                                                                                                                                          4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                            Issues of Oct.-Dec. 2004 = 12 Issues, 217 Articles
                                                                                                                                                            1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              October 4, 2004 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-32
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-41
                                                                                                                                                              3. Letter from California by Tad Friend, pp. 42-50
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley, p. 51
                                                                                                                                                              5. Annals of Aeronautics by Ian Parker, pp. 52-57
                                                                                                                                                              6. A Reporter At Large by George Packer, pp. 64-77
                                                                                                                                                              7. Profiles: The Prankster by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 80-89
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "The Dressmaker's Child" by William Trevor, pp. 90-99
                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                God in the Details by Ruth Franklin, pp. 100-104 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Life of Graham Greene, Vol. III: 1956-1991 by Norman Sherry
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 105 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Maximum City by Suketu Mehta
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Dark Heart of Italy by Tobias Jones
                                                                                                                                                                3. West of Then by Tara Bray Smith
                                                                                                                                                                4. Molvania by Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, and Rob Sitch
                                                                                                                                                              11. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 106-107
                                                                                                                                                              12. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 108-109
                                                                                                                                                              13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 110-118 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. I Heart Huckabees (2004 Film) by David O. Russell
                                                                                                                                                                2. Silver City (2004 Film) by John Sayles
                                                                                                                                                              14. "A Blessing Rain" by Derek Walcott, pp. 58-63
                                                                                                                                                              15. "A Letter to General Z" by Joseph Brodsky, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                              16. Cover: "Rubber Ducky" by Gahan Wilson
                                                                                                                                                            2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              October 11, 2004 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-32
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-41
                                                                                                                                                              3. The Political Scene by John Cassidy, pp. 42-47
                                                                                                                                                              4. Letter from Atlanta by Kelefa Sanneh, pp. 48-57
                                                                                                                                                              5. A Reporter At Large by Michael Specter, pp. 58-62
                                                                                                                                                              6. Postscript: Richard Avedon by Adam Gopnik, pp. 64-69
                                                                                                                                                              7. Annals of Marketing by Dana Goodyear, pp. 70-77
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "The Scheme of Things" by Charles D'Ambrosio, pp. 78-87
                                                                                                                                                              9. A Critic At Large by David Denby, pp. 90-98
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 99 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. War Trash by Ha Jin
                                                                                                                                                                2. Joy Comes in the Morning by Jonathan Rosen
                                                                                                                                                                3. Full Bloom by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
                                                                                                                                                                4. The Subway Pictures by Peter Peter
                                                                                                                                                              11. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 100-101
                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 102-108 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Vera Drake: Wife, Mother, Criminal (2004 Film) by Mike Leigh
                                                                                                                                                                2. Stage Beauty (2004 Film) by Richard Eyre
                                                                                                                                                              13. "Boy with a Headset" by Edward Hirsch, p. 63
                                                                                                                                                              14. "Man and Camel" by Mark Strand, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                              15. Cover: "Diversionary Tactics" by Barry Blitt
                                                                                                                                                            3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              October 18, 2004 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 26-52
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 53-61
                                                                                                                                                              3. On the Ballot by Connie Bruck, pp. 62-84
                                                                                                                                                              4. The Political Scene by Larissa MacFarquhar, pp. 85-95
                                                                                                                                                              5. Campaign Journal by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 96-106
                                                                                                                                                              6. Our Local Correspondents by David Owen, pp. 111-119
                                                                                                                                                              7. Fiction: "The Alpine Slide" by Rebecca Curtis, pp. 124-147
                                                                                                                                                              8. Annals of the Presidency by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 148-157
                                                                                                                                                              9. Letter from Boston by Katherine Boo, pp. 162-175
                                                                                                                                                              10. A Reporter At Large by Jane Mayer, pp. 176-179
                                                                                                                                                              11. A Critic At Large by Anthony Lane, pp. 190-202
                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 203 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. When Presidents Lie by Eric Alterman
                                                                                                                                                                2. Perilous Times by Geoffrey R. Stone
                                                                                                                                                                3. Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America by George C. Edwards III
                                                                                                                                                                4. Leo Strauss and the Politics of American Empire by Anne Norton
                                                                                                                                                              13. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 204-207
                                                                                                                                                              14. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 208-210
                                                                                                                                                              15. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 211-213
                                                                                                                                                              16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 214-217 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. P.S. (2004 Film) by Dylan Kidd
                                                                                                                                                                2. Tarnation (2004 Film) by Jonathan Caouette
                                                                                                                                                              17. "Self-Portrait" by Edward Hirsch, pp. 107-110
                                                                                                                                                              18. "Smile" by Elizabeth Alexander, pp. 120-123
                                                                                                                                                              19. "Exit Don Giovanni" by Clive James, pp. 158-161
                                                                                                                                                              20. "Hopefuls" by Glyn Maxwell, pp. 180-189
                                                                                                                                                              21. The Back Page by Paul Slansky, pp. 218-232
                                                                                                                                                              22. Cover: "A Shadow Over the Election" by Francoise Mouly
                                                                                                                                                            4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              October 25, 2004 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-28
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-35
                                                                                                                                                              3. A Reporter At Large by Susan Sheehan, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Mark Singer, p. 43
                                                                                                                                                              5. Letter from Vietnam by Caroline Alexander, pp. 44-51
                                                                                                                                                              6. Annals of Politics by David Grann, pp. 52-57
                                                                                                                                                              7. Profiles: A Dry Soul Is Best by Larissa Macfarquhar, pp. 64-73
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Old Friends" by Thomas McGuane, pp. 74-81
                                                                                                                                                              9. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 82-85
                                                                                                                                                              10. A Critic At Large by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 91 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Chronicles, Volume One by Bob Dylan
                                                                                                                                                                2. They Made America by Harold Evans, Gail Buckland, and David Lefer
                                                                                                                                                                3. The In-Between World of Vikram Lall by M.G. Vassanji
                                                                                                                                                                4. Cheat and Charmer by Elizabeth Frank
                                                                                                                                                              12. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 92-93
                                                                                                                                                              13. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                              14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 96-100 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Sideways (2004 Film) by Alexander Payne
                                                                                                                                                              15. "A Shiver" by Seamus Heaney, pp. 39-42
                                                                                                                                                              16. "Monologue of a Dog Ensnared in History" by Wislawa Szymborska, pp. 58-63
                                                                                                                                                              17. "Transgressions" by Jack Gilbert, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                              18. Cover: "Autumn Chores" by Christoph Niemann
                                                                                                                                                            5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              November 1, 2004 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-36
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-45
                                                                                                                                                              3. A Reporter At Large by Peter J. Boyer, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Paul Simms, pp. 58-59
                                                                                                                                                              5. Portfolio: Democracy 2004 by Richard Avedon, pp. 60-91
                                                                                                                                                              6. Fiction: "Memoirs of a Muse" by Lara Vapnyar, pp. 92-99
                                                                                                                                                              7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Great I Am by John Updike, pp. 100-101 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Five Books of Moses by Robert Alter
                                                                                                                                                              8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 105 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Normals by David Gilbert
                                                                                                                                                                3. Brodsky: A Personal Memoir by Ludmila Shtern
                                                                                                                                                                4. The Man Who Outgrew His Prison Cell by Joe Loya
                                                                                                                                                              9. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 106-107
                                                                                                                                                              10. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 108-109
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 110-114 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Enduring Love (2004 Film) by Roger Michell
                                                                                                                                                                2. Hearts and Minds (1974 Film) by Peter Davis (II)
                                                                                                                                                              12. "Motes" by Anthony Hecht, pp. 48-57
                                                                                                                                                              13. "All Hallows' Eve" by Dorothea Tanning, pp. 102-104
                                                                                                                                                              14. Cover: "Masks" by Saul Steinberg
                                                                                                                                                            6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              November 8, 2004 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-38
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-47
                                                                                                                                                              3. Shouts & Murmurs by Ian Frazier, pp. 66-74
                                                                                                                                                              4. Annals of Intelligence by Elsa Walsh, pp. 96-103
                                                                                                                                                              5. Fiction: "Breakup Stories" by Jonathan Franzen, pp. 104-106
                                                                                                                                                              6. Literary Lives by Rachel Cohen, pp. 48-65
                                                                                                                                                              7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Annals of Psychology by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 75-81 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson
                                                                                                                                                              8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Profiles: The Spirit Level by David Remnick, pp. 82-89 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz
                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Ask Not, Tell Not by Louis Menand, pp. 110-119 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Ask Not by Thurston Clarke
                                                                                                                                                              10. A Critic At Large by Meghan O'Rourke, pp. 120-129
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Masterpieces for Sale by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 130-134 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Duveen: A Life in Art by Meryle Secrest
                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 135 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Darling by Russell Banks
                                                                                                                                                                2. Shade by Neil Jordan
                                                                                                                                                                3. John James Audubon by Richard Rhodes
                                                                                                                                                                4. Lucrezia Borgia by Sarah Bradford
                                                                                                                                                              13. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 136-138
                                                                                                                                                              14. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 139-141
                                                                                                                                                              15. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 142-144
                                                                                                                                                              16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 145-150 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Ray (2004 Film) by Taylor Hackford
                                                                                                                                                                2. Birth (2004 Film) by Jonathan Glazer
                                                                                                                                                              17. "She Was a Dove" by Gerald Stern, pp. 90-95
                                                                                                                                                              18. "Dry Season" by Derek Walcott, pp. 107-109
                                                                                                                                                              19. Cover: "Missed Connection" by Adrian Tomine
                                                                                                                                                            7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              November 15, 2004 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-32
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-45
                                                                                                                                                              3. Annals of Retail by Caitlin Flanagan, pp. 46-62
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Andy Borowitz, p. 63
                                                                                                                                                              5. Paris Journal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 64-71
                                                                                                                                                              6. Letter from Iraq by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 72-79
                                                                                                                                                              7. Annals of Transport by John McPhee, pp. 80-85
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Triumph of the Southside Ladyjacks" by James Ellis Thomas, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                              9. A Critic At Large by John Updike, pp. 106-109
                                                                                                                                                              10. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 110-112
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 113 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. I Am Charlotte Simmons by Tom Wolfe
                                                                                                                                                                2. Astonishing Splashes of Colour by Clare Morrall
                                                                                                                                                                3. Wodehouse: A Life by Robert McCrum
                                                                                                                                                                4. Bicycle by David V. Herlihy
                                                                                                                                                              12. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 114-115
                                                                                                                                                              13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 116-124 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Incredibles (2004 Film) by Brad Bird
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Big Red One (1980 Film) by Samuel Fuller
                                                                                                                                                              14. "A Brief for the Defense", pp. 86-95
                                                                                                                                                              15. "By Small and Small: Midnight to 4 A.M." by Jack Gilbert, pp. 99-105
                                                                                                                                                              16. Cover: "Expect Long Delays" by Bruce McCall
                                                                                                                                                            8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              November 22, 2004 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-34
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                                                              3. Annals of Culture by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 40-48
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Patricia Marx, p. 49
                                                                                                                                                              5. The Sporting Scene by Roger Angell, pp. 50-54
                                                                                                                                                              6. Letter from Europe by Jane Kramer, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                              7. Fiction: "My Heart Is a Snake Farm" by Allan Gurganus, pp. 72-83
                                                                                                                                                              8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 84-85 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Bad Education (2004 Film) by Pedro Almodovar
                                                                                                                                                              9. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 90-92
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 93 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
                                                                                                                                                                2. Citizen Girl by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
                                                                                                                                                                3. His Excellency: George Washington by Joseph J. Ellis
                                                                                                                                                                4. Racial Culture by Richard T. Ford
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Get Happy by Adam Kirsch, pp. 94-97 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Collected Poems: 1943-2004 by Richard Wilbur
                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                A Critic At Large by Anthony Lane, pp. 98-103 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Finding Neverland (2004 Film) by Marc Forster
                                                                                                                                                              13. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 104-105
                                                                                                                                                              14. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 106-110
                                                                                                                                                              15. "Earphones" by Michael Ryan, pp. 55-57
                                                                                                                                                              16. "Light Fingers" by Ron Slate, pp. 62-71
                                                                                                                                                              17. "The Nomad Flute" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 86-89
                                                                                                                                                              18. Cover: "Wrong Floor" by Ian Falconer
                                                                                                                                                            9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              November 29, 2004 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 22-56
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 57-65
                                                                                                                                                              3. Personal History by Jonathan Franzen, pp. 66-89
                                                                                                                                                              4. On the Border by Jeff Tietz, pp. 90-105
                                                                                                                                                              5. Reflection by David Sedaris, pp. 106-109
                                                                                                                                                              6. Our Local Correspondents by Janet Malcolm, pp. 110-117
                                                                                                                                                              7. Fiction: "The Joke" by Roddy Doyle, pp. 118-123
                                                                                                                                                              8. The Funnies, pp. 124-129
                                                                                                                                                              9. Fair Game, pp. 130-131
                                                                                                                                                              10. Better Than Chekhov by Roz Chast, pp. 132-135
                                                                                                                                                              11. Portfolio by Robert Weber, pp. 136-137
                                                                                                                                                              12. Sketchbook by Gahan Wilson, pp. 138-139
                                                                                                                                                              13. Puzzling Developments, pp. 140-141
                                                                                                                                                              14. A Critic At Large by Robert Gottlieb, pp. 142-148
                                                                                                                                                              15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 153 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Men of Tomorrow by Gerard Jones
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Comics: Before 1945 by Brian Walker
                                                                                                                                                                3. Krazy and Ignatz, 1933-1934 by George Herriman
                                                                                                                                                                4. Animation Art by Jerry Beck
                                                                                                                                                              16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Why Work? by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 154-160 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism by Max Weber
                                                                                                                                                              17. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 161-163
                                                                                                                                                              18. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 164-167
                                                                                                                                                              19. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 168-170
                                                                                                                                                              20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 171-173 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Kinsey (2004 Film) by Bill Condon
                                                                                                                                                              21. "The Resurrection of the Dead" by Yehuda Amichai, pp. 149-152
                                                                                                                                                              22. The Back Page: "Cartoon Caption Contest" by Alex Gregory, pp. 174-194
                                                                                                                                                              23. Cover: "Thanksgiving Special" by R. Crumb
                                                                                                                                                            10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              December 6, 2004 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-44
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 45-53
                                                                                                                                                              3. Postcard from Stanford by Louis Menand, pp. 54-57
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by George Saunders, pp. 62-63
                                                                                                                                                              5. Domestic Life by Caitlin Flanagan, pp. 64-69
                                                                                                                                                              6. A Reporter At Large by Burkhard Bilger, pp. 70-79
                                                                                                                                                              7. Annals of Medicine by Atul Gawande, pp. 82-91
                                                                                                                                                              8. Fiction: "Foreigners" by Andrew O'Hagan, pp. 92-101
                                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Gypsy by Adam Gopnik, pp. 102-103 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Django: The Life and Music of a Gypsy Legend by Michael Dregni
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 109 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. George Balanchine: The Ballet Maker by Robert Gottlieb
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Rose and the Briar by Greil Marcus and Sean Wilentz
                                                                                                                                                                3. The Inner Voice by Renee Fleming
                                                                                                                                                                4. The Victorian Marionette Theatre by John McCormick
                                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Minor Magus by Laura Miller, pp. 110-116 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. In the Land of Time by Lord Dunsany
                                                                                                                                                              12. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 117-118
                                                                                                                                                              13. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 119-121
                                                                                                                                                              14. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 122-124
                                                                                                                                                              15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 125-130 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. Alexander (2004 Film) by Oliver Stone
                                                                                                                                                              16. "After Midnight" by Gunter Grass, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                              17. "Mirror" by Mark Strand, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                              18. "The Night Migrations" by Louise Gluck, pp. 104-108
                                                                                                                                                              19. Cover: "In the Shadow" by Carter Goodrich
                                                                                                                                                            11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              December 13, 2004 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-34
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-41
                                                                                                                                                              3. Letter from Kiev by Andrey Slivka, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Woody Allen, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                                                              5. On and Off the Avenue by Judith Thurman, pp. 52-57
                                                                                                                                                              6. A Reporter At Large by David Grann, pp. 58-62
                                                                                                                                                              7. Annals of Technology by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 74-81
                                                                                                                                                              8. Portfolio: War Wounds by Martin Schoeller, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                              9. Fiction: "Disaster Stamps of Pluto" by Louise Erdrich, pp. 84-91
                                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Holy Smoke by Joan Acocella, pp. 92-97 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The First Crusade by Thomas Asbridge
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Fourth Crusade and the Sack of Constantinople by Jonathan Phillips
                                                                                                                                                              11. Books from Our Pages, p. 101
                                                                                                                                                              12. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 102-104
                                                                                                                                                              13. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 105-106
                                                                                                                                                              14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 107-142 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. Closer (2004 Film) by Mike Nichols
                                                                                                                                                                2. House of Flying Daggers (2004 Film) by Yimou Zhang
                                                                                                                                                              15. "Cigars" by Gerald Stern, pp. 46-49
                                                                                                                                                              16. "In Those Days" by John Ashbery, pp. 63-73
                                                                                                                                                              17. "Poem with Lines in Any Order" by Robert Pinsky, pp. 98-100
                                                                                                                                                              18. Cover: "Holiday Howls" by George Booth
                                                                                                                                                            12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              December 20, 2004 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-40
                                                                                                                                                              2. The Talk of the Town, pp. 41-51
                                                                                                                                                              3. Fiction: "The Woman from Hamburg" by Hanna Krall, pp. 52-59
                                                                                                                                                              4. Shouts & Murmurs by Mike Albo and Virginia Heffernan, pp. 60-68
                                                                                                                                                              5. Personal History by A.M. Homes, pp. 69-71
                                                                                                                                                              6. Reflections: An Attempt at Restitution by W.G. Sebald, pp. 110-115
                                                                                                                                                              7. Fiction: "The Diagnosis" by Ian McEwan, pp. 116-124
                                                                                                                                                              8. Situation Comedy by Chris Ware, pp. 130-133
                                                                                                                                                              9. Life and Letters by Robert Lowell, pp. 134-141
                                                                                                                                                              10. Fiction: "Adam Robinson" by Edward P. Jones, pp. 142-151
                                                                                                                                                              11. A Critic At Large by Dave Eggers, pp. 166-174
                                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Briefly Noted, p. 175 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. East Side Story by Louis Auchincloss
                                                                                                                                                                2. The Seas by Samantha Hunt
                                                                                                                                                                3. Margot Fonteyn by Meredith Daneman
                                                                                                                                                                4. Hip: The History by John Leland
                                                                                                                                                              13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Painting Life by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 176-181 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                1. De Kooning: An American Master by Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan
                                                                                                                                                              14. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 182-185
                                                                                                                                                              15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 186-196 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                1. The Aviator (2004 Film) by Martin Scorsese
                                                                                                                                                                2. Million Dollar Baby (2004 Film) by Clint Eastwood
                                                                                                                                                                3. Hotel Rwanda (2005 Film) by Terry George
                                                                                                                                                              16. "ABC" by Wislawa Szymborska, pp. 72-109
                                                                                                                                                              17. "Old Soldier" by Charles Simic, pp. 125-129
                                                                                                                                                              18. "The Chardin Exhibition" by Edward Hirsch, pp. 152-165
                                                                                                                                                              19. Cover: "Winter Page-Turners" by Greg Clarke
                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Issues of 2005 = 47 Issues, 829 Articles
                                                                                                                                                          1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                            Issues of 2006 = 46 Issues, 832 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                              Issues of 2007 = 46 Issues, 876 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                Issues of 2008 = 34 Issues, 664 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of 2009 = 42 Issues, 823 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of the 2010s = 1 Year, 3 Issues, 50 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                    Issues of 2010 = 3 Issues, 50 Articles