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                                                                                                                                                                        January 5, 2009 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-18
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by Adam Gopnik, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from China by Patricia Marx, pp. 24-28
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Amy Ozols, p. 29
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Kelefa Sanneh, pp. 30-35
                                                                                                                                                                        6. A Critic At Large by Louis Menand, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                                        7. A Reporter At Large by Jonathan Harr, pp. 46-56
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "The Limner" by Julian Barnes, pp. 60-61
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                                                                                                                                                                          Doing It by Ariel Levy, pp. 66-68 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Joy of Sex by Alex Comfort and Susan Quilliam
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                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 69 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Eating the Sun by Oliver Morton
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Shakespeare and Modern Culture by Marjorie Garber
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Vertigo Years by Philipp Blom
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Music Quickens Time by Daniel Barenboim
                                                                                                                                                                        11. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 70-71
                                                                                                                                                                        12. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 72-73
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                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 74-78 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Valkyrie (2008 Film) by Bryan Singer
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Waltz with Bashir (2008 Film) by Ari Folman
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Trismegistus" by Richard Wilbur, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "Anterooms" by Richard Wilbur, pp. 57-59
                                                                                                                                                                        16. "A Sensible Life" by Liz Waldner, pp. 62-65
                                                                                                                                                                        17. Cover: "Everything Must Go" by Barry Blitt
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                                                                                                                                                                        January 12, 2009 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 4-16
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                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment - Homelands by David Remnick, p. 17
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Eliza Doolittle Dept. - Correcting Caroline by Ben McGrath, p. 18
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Sell-Off - Family Jewels by Lizzie Widdicombe, p. 19
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Bureaucracy Dept. - Tweed Wars by Justin Vogt, p. 20
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page - Cheat, Pray, Love by James Surowiecki, p. 21
                                                                                                                                                                        3. The Political Scene by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 22-28
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, p. 29
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Letter from China by Peter Hessler, pp. 30-35
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Profiles: Barney's Great Adventure by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 36-43
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Annals of the Presidency by Jill Lepore, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Pumpkin Head" by Joyce Carol Oates, pp. 54-56
                                                                                                                                                                        9. A Critic At Large by Adam Kirsch, pp. 62-68
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                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 69 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Girl Meets Boy by Ali Smith
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Tinkers by Paul Harding
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Reading Dance by Robert Gottlieb
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Paracelsus by Charles Webster
                                                                                                                                                                        11. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 70-71
                                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 72-76 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Defiance (2008 Film) by Edward Zwick
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Secret of the Grain (2007 Film) by Abdel Kechiche
                                                                                                                                                                        13. "At the River" by Louise Gluck, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Alien vs. Predator" by Michael Robbins, pp. 57-61
                                                                                                                                                                        15. Cover: "The High Life" by Mark Ulriksen
                                                                                                                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        January 19, 2009 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-20
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 21-25
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of Games by Judith Thurman, pp. 26-31
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Ben Greenman, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Maternity Dept. by Jill Lepore, pp. 34-39
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Letter from California by Tad Friend, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Portfolio: A Couple in Chicago by Mariana Cook, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                                                                        8. A Reporter At Large by Samantha Power, pp. 52-63
                                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "Soldier's Joy" by Antonya Nelson, pp. 64-69
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 72-74 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Che (2008 Film) by Steven Soderbergh
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 75 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Art Instinct by Denis Dutton
                                                                                                                                                                          2. History's Greatest Heist by Sean McMeekin
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Land of Marvels by Barry Unsworth
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Disquiet by Julia Leigh
                                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          There Was Blood by Caleb Crain, pp. 76-81 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Killing for Coal by Thomas G. Andrews
                                                                                                                                                                        13. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 82-86
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Eh?" by Nathalie Anderson, pp. 42-49
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "Learning to Read" by Franz Wright, pp. 70-71
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "To the White House" by Guy Billout
                                                                                                                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        January 26, 2009 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-20
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment - Greatness by Nicholas Lemann, p. 21
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Reckoning - Thief or Crook? by Lizzie Widdicombe, p. 22
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Dept. of Annotation - A Lonesome Death by David Simon, p. 23
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Tool Kit - Smart Power by Hendrik Hertzberg, p. 24
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page - A Smarter Stimulus by James Surowiecki, p. 25
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of Public Policy by Atul Gawande, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Noah Baumbach, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Arlene Croce, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                                                                                        6. American Chronicles by Ben McGrath, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Profiles: Man and Beast by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "The Elephant" by Aravind Adiga, pp. 58-67
                                                                                                                                                                        9. A Critic At Large by Jill Lepore, pp. 68-72
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 73 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Impostor by Damon Galgut
                                                                                                                                                                          3. So Damn Much Money by Robert G. Kaiser
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Magician's Book by Laura Miller
                                                                                                                                                                        11. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                                        13. Jazz by Gary Giddins, pp. 78-79
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                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 80-88 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Notorious (2009 Film) by George Tillman Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Cherry Blossoms (2008 Film) by Doris Dorrie
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Wendy and Lucy (2008 Film) by Kelly Reichardt
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "It Must Have Been the Spirits" by C.P. Cavafy, pp. 28-33
                                                                                                                                                                        16. "First Idyll" by Susan Stewart, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                                                                        17. "Last Robot Song" by Robert Pinsky, pp. 54-57
                                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "The First" by Drew Friedman
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                                                                                                                                                                        February 2, 2009 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-20
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by David Remnick, pp. 21-25
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of Politics by Kelefa Sanneh, pp. 26-30
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Letter from Tehran by Laura Secor, p. 31
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Portfolio: First Dance by Platon, pp. 40-49
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Our Local Correspondents by Larissa MacFarquhar, pp. 50-57
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "Al Roosten" by George Saunders, pp. 60-65
                                                                                                                                                                        8. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 66-68
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                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 69 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Brothers by Yu Hua
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Invention of Air by Steven Johnson
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Thames by Peter Ackroyd
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Heroes and Zeroes by John Lanchester, pp. 70-73 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Lords of Finance by Liaquat Ahamed
                                                                                                                                                                        11. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                                        13. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 80-84 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. California Dreamin' (2007 Film) by Cristian Nemescu
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Taken (2008 Film) by Pierre Morel
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "True Love" by Barry Gifford, pp. 32-39
                                                                                                                                                                        16. "Army Cats" by Tom Sleigh, pp. 58-59
                                                                                                                                                                        17. Cover: "Winter Break" by Adrian Tomine
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                                                                                                                                                                        February 9, 2009 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-34
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (3 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Postscript - John Updike by Adam Gopnik, pp. 35-37
                                                                                                                                                                          2. An Editor's Note - The Fadeaway by Roger Angell, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Financial Page - Hazardous Materials? by James Surowiecki, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Medical Dispatch by Jerome Groopman, pp. 42-49
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Letter from China by Evan Osnos, pp. 50-54
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Personal History by John McPhee, pp. 56-63
                                                                                                                                                                        6. From Our Pages by John Updike, pp. 64-79
                                                                                                                                                                        7. A Reporter At Large by George Packer, pp. 80-87
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "The Invasion from Outer Space" by Steven Millhauser, pp. 94-97
                                                                                                                                                                        9. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 98-101
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Another Country by Claudia Roth Pierpont, pp. 102-103 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. James Baldwin's Turkish Decade by Magdalena J. Zaborowska
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                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 109 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Blonde Roots by Bernardine Evaristo
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Bard by Robert Crawford
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Fires of Vesuvius by Mary Beard
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 110-113
                                                                                                                                                                        13. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 114-116
                                                                                                                                                                        14. The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 117-132
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "French Horn" by Jane Hirshfield, p. 55
                                                                                                                                                                        16. "In the Attic" by Seamus Heaney, pp. 88-93
                                                                                                                                                                        17. "The Two Yvonnes" by Jessica Greenbaum, pp. 104-108
                                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "Eustace Tilley" by Rea Irvin
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                                                                                                                                                                        February 23, 2009 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 4-16
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 17-21
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Mumbai by Katherine Boo, pp. 22-29
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Yoni Brenner, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Technology by Evan Ratliff, pp. 32-37
                                                                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter At Large by Jane Mayer, pp. 38-45
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Life and Letters by Daniel Zalewski, pp. 46-55
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "The Daughters of the Moon" by Italo Calvino, pp. 62-64
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          A Critic At Large by Louis Menand, pp. 68-69 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Hiding Man by Tracy Daugherty
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 70-76 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Drood by Dan Simmons
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Sky Below by Stacey D'Erasmo
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Great Gamble by Gregory Feifer
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Somewhere Towards the End by Diana Athill
                                                                                                                                                                        11. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 77-78
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 79-80
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                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 81-88 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Gomorrah (2008 Film) by Matteo Garrone
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Two Lovers (2008 Film) by James Gray
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Crowning" by Kevin Young, pp. 56-61
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "Like" by Frank Bidart, pp. 65-67
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Off Base" by Barry Blitt
                                                                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        March 2, 2009 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-18
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment - Voter, Beware by Jeffrey Toobin, p. 19
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Blow, Winds - Paper Chase by Erik Baard, p. 20
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Boards - Notes from Beyond by Michael Schulman, p. 21
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Dept. of Hoopla - Gitmo Get-Together by Lauren Collins, p. 22
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page - Nice Work If You Can Get It by James Surowiecki, p. 23
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Washington by Ryan Lizza, pp. 24-29
                                                                                                                                                                        4. American Chronicles by Ariel Levy, pp. 30-34
                                                                                                                                                                        5. A Reporter At Large by Steve Coll, pp. 38-43
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Profiles: The Actress by Rebecca Mead, pp. 52-59
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "Brother on Sunday" by A.M. Homes, pp. 60-65
                                                                                                                                                                        8. A Critic At Large by Adam Gopnik, pp. 66-70
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                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 71 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Women by T.C. Boyle
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Way Through Doors by Jesse Ball
                                                                                                                                                                          3. What Comes Naturally by Peggy Pascoe
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Street Gang by Michael Davis
                                                                                                                                                                        10. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 72-73
                                                                                                                                                                        11. Jazz by Gary Giddins, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                                        12. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 76-77
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                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 78-82 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Katyn (2007 Film) by Andrzej Wajda
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Coraline (2009 Film) by Henry Selick and Michael Cachuela
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The International (2009 Film) by Tom Tykwer
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Waiting and Finding" by Jack Gilbert, pp. 35-37
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "A Street" by Leonard Cohen, pp. 44-51
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Ecosystem" by Ivan Brunetti
                                                                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        March 9, 2009 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-18
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of Business by Alec Wilkinson, pp. 24-31
                                                                                                                                                                        4. The Pop Life by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 32-36
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Shouts & Murmurs by Patricia Marx, p. 37
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Letter from Reykjavik by Ian Parker, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Life and Letters by D.T. Max, pp. 48-61
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Wiggle Room" by David Foster Wallace, pp. 62-64
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Trust by Roger Angell, pp. 68-69 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Yankee Years by Joe Torre
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 70-72 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. A Comrade Lost and Found by Jan Wong
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Passing Strange by Martha A. Sandweiss
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Manual of Detection by Jedediah Berry
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Basically Decent by John Updike, pp. 73-75 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                                        13. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                                        14. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 82-86 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Watchmen (2009 Film) by Zack Snyder
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Leave Her to Heaven (1945 Film) by John M. Stahl
                                                                                                                                                                        16. "Contemplation" by Meredith Root-Bernstein, pp. 42-47
                                                                                                                                                                        17. "Hawkins Stable" by Jean Valentine, pp. 65-67
                                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "Downsized" by Bob Staake
                                                                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        March 16, 2009 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-40
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by John Cassidy and James Surowiecki, pp. 41-49
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Our Local Correspondents by Lauren Collins, pp. 50-55
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Paul Rudnick, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Life and Letters by Judith Thurman, pp. 58-63
                                                                                                                                                                        6. On and Off the Avenue by Patricia Marx, pp. 64-65
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Profiles: Ladies' Man by Ariel Levy, pp. 72-81
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Onward and Upward With the Arts by D.T. Max, pp. 82-91
                                                                                                                                                                        9. Poems: Endpoint by John Updike, pp. 92-97
                                                                                                                                                                        10. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 98-100
                                                                                                                                                                        11. A Critic At Large by Joan Acocella, pp. 101-106
                                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 107 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Vagrants by Yiyun Li
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Fire Gospel by Michel Faber
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Big Rich by Bryan Burrough
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Down at the Docks by Rory Nugent
                                                                                                                                                                        13. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 108-109
                                                                                                                                                                        14. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 110-111
                                                                                                                                                                        15. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 112-113
                                                                                                                                                                        16. The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 114-120
                                                                                                                                                                        17. "Grater" by Ales Steger, pp. 66-71
                                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "Michelle O." by Floc'h
                                                                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        March 23, 2009 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-22
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of Finance by Ron Chernow, pp. 28-33
                                                                                                                                                                        4. The Political Scene by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Letter from Moscow by Keith Gessen, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                                                                        6. The Sporting Scene by John McPhee, pp. 54-57
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "She's the One" by Tessa Hadley, pp. 62-69
                                                                                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Man With a Past by Dan Chiasson, pp. 70-74 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. C.P. Cavafy: The Collected Poems by Daniel Mendelsohn and C.P. Cavafy
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 75 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Kindly Ones by Jonathan Littell
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Siege by Ismail Kadare
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Freedom's Battle by Gary J. Bass
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Flannery by Brad Gooch
                                                                                                                                                                        10. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                                        11. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                                        12. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                                        13. The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 82-86
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Mom as Fly" by Terese Svoboda, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "Civilization" by Carl Phillips, pp. 46-53
                                                                                                                                                                        16. "The Foundation" by C.K. Williams, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                                        17. Cover: "OctoRush" by Barry Blitt
                                                                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        March 30, 2009 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-20
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment - Economy vs. Environment by David Owen, p. 21
                                                                                                                                                                          2. In the Woods - Axes and Arrows by Lauren Collins, p. 22
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Natural Phenomena - Brooklynhenge by Ben McGrath, p. 23
                                                                                                                                                                          4. At the Galleries - War Story by Shauna Lyon, p. 24
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page - Continental Drift by James Surowiecki, p. 25
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Reflections: Author, Author? by David Sedaris, pp. 26-28
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Woody Allen, p. 29
                                                                                                                                                                        5. The Sporting Scene by Alec Wilkinson, pp. 30-35
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Human Rights by Atul Gawande, pp. 36-45
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Letter from China by Evan Osnos, pp. 46-49
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Julia and Byron" by Craig Raine, pp. 56-59
                                                                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 60-61
                                                                                                                                                                        10. "The Good Negro" by Hilton Als, pp. 62-63
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          A Critic At Large by Anthony Lane, pp. 64-65 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Letters of Samuel Beckett, Vol. I: 1929-1940 by Martha Dow Fehsenfeld, Lois More Overbeck, and Samuel Beckett, ...
                                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Tunnel by James Wood, pp. 69-70 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Lowboy by John Wray
                                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 71 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The American 1930s by Peter J. Conn
                                                                                                                                                                          2. China Underground by Zachary Mexico
                                                                                                                                                                          3. American Rust by Philipp Meyer
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Ghosts by Cesar Aira
                                                                                                                                                                        14. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 72-73
                                                                                                                                                                        15. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                                        16. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                                        17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 78-82 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Duplicity (2009 Film) by Tony Gilroy
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Hunger (2008 Film) by Steve McQueen
                                                                                                                                                                        18. "When the Snake Became a Man" by Garret Keizer, pp. 50-55
                                                                                                                                                                        19. "So, So It Begins Means It Begins" by Mary Jo Bang, pp. 66-68
                                                                                                                                                                        20. Cover: "Opening Day" by Bruce McCall
                                                                                                                                                                    2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                      Issues of Apr.-Jun. 2009 = 12 Issues, 238 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        April 6, 2009 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-20
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment - Mad and Madder by Nicholas Lemann, p. 21
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Brave New World Dept. - Shuttle Diplomacy by Mike Peed, p. 22
                                                                                                                                                                          3. D.I.Y. Dept. - Birds, Bees, Fish by Ben McGrath, p. 23
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Boards - Primary Sources by Michael Schulman, p. 24
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page - Balancing Banks by James Surowiecki, p. 25
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of National Security by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 26-32
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, p. 33
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Letter from California by Tad Friend, pp. 34-41
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Profiles: Couplet by Rebecca Mead, pp. 42-49
                                                                                                                                                                        7. A Reporter At Large by John Colapinto, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Visitation" by Brad Watson, pp. 62-63
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          A Nervous Splendor by Anthony Gottlieb, pp. 70-74 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The House of Wittgenstein by Alexander Waugh
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 75 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Believers by Zoe Heller
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Good Parents by Joan London
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Store Front by James T. Murray
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Potato by John Reader
                                                                                                                                                                        11. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                                        13. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 82-86 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Monsters vs. Aliens (2009 Film) by Rob Letterman and Conrad Vernon
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Shall We Kiss? (2007 Film) by Emmanuel Mouret
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "Trench Names" by A.S. Byatt, pp. 54-61
                                                                                                                                                                        16. "The Poem That Can't Be Written" by Lawrence Raab, pp. 64-69
                                                                                                                                                                        17. Cover: "April Fool" by Roz Chast
                                                                                                                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        April 13, 2009 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-20
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by George Packer, pp. 21-25
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Profiles: Last Laugh by Kelefa Sanneh, pp. 26-31
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Ian Frazier, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Finance by Jill Lepore, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Letter from Tehran by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 42-49
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Life and Letters by James Wood, pp. 54-63
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "The Color of Shadows" by Colm Toibin, pp. 64-71
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Paper Tigers by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 72-76 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Restless Genius by Richard J. Tofel
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Inside Rupert's Brain by Paul R. La Monica
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Man Who Owns the News by Michael Wolff
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 77 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. A Strange Eventful History by Michael Holroyd
                                                                                                                                                                          2. You Are Here by Christopher Potter
                                                                                                                                                                          3. A Fortunate Age by Joanna Smith Rakoff
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Spare Room by Helen Garner
                                                                                                                                                                        11. A Critic At Large by Alex Ross, pp. 78-81
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 84-88 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Adventureland (2009 Film) by Greg Mottola
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Goodbye Solo (2008 Film) by Ramin Bahrani
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "The Long-Term Marriage" by Spencer Reece, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "Siblings and Half Siblings" by Jana Prikryl, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Spring Vision" by Harry Bliss
                                                                                                                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        April 20, 2009 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-30
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment - No Nukes by Steve Coll, p. 31
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Tweets of Roland Hedley by Garry Trudeau, p. 32
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Sporting Scene - The Comeback by Robert Sullivan, p. 33
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Snail Mail - A Roosevelt Reading List by Rebecca Mead, p. 34
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page - Hanging Tough by James Surowiecki, p. 35
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Our Far-Flung Correspondents by David Owen, pp. 36-47
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Reflections: Guy Walks Into a Bar Car by David Sedaris, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Shouts & Murmurs by Larry Doyle, pp. 54-55
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Adventure by Dorothy Wickenden, pp. 56-67
                                                                                                                                                                        7. A Reporter At Large by Lauren Collins, pp. 68-75
                                                                                                                                                                        8. The Natural World by Burkhard Bilger, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "A Tiny Feast" by Chris Adrian, pp. 90-99
                                                                                                                                                                        10. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 100-103
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          A Critic At Large by Hilton Als, pp. 104-109 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Katherine Anne Porter: Collected Stories and Other Writings by Darlene Harbour Unrue and Katherine Anne Porter, ...
                                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          From Venice To Varanasi by James Wood, pp. 110-112 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi by Geoff Dyer
                                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 113 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. It Will Come to Me by Emily Fox Gordon
                                                                                                                                                                          2. One D.O.A., One on the Way by Mary Robison
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Tall Man by Chloe Hooper
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Birdscapes by Jeremy Mynott
                                                                                                                                                                        14. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 114-115
                                                                                                                                                                        15. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 116-117
                                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 118-122 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Anvil: The Story of Anvil (2008 Film) by Sacha Gervasi
                                                                                                                                                                        17. "Lunch Poem for F.S." by Jonathan Galassi, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                                                                                        18. "Moth" by Katha Pollitt, pp. 76-79
                                                                                                                                                                        19. "Newfane" by D. Nurkse, pp. 83-89
                                                                                                                                                                        20. Cover: "Ultimate Destination" by Jacques de Loustal
                                                                                                                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        April 27, 2009 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 4-16
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 17-21
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Elif Batuman, pp. 22-28
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Paul Rudnick, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                                                                        5. A Reporter At Large by Margaret Talbot, pp. 32-43
                                                                                                                                                                        6. The World of Business by Peter J. Boyer, pp. 44-51
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "Vast Hell" by Guillermo Martinez, pp. 58-59
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 62-64
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          A Critic At Large by Jill Lepore, pp. 65-70 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. On a Raven's Wing by Stuart Kaminsky
                                                                                                                                                                          2. In the Shadow of the Master by Michael Connelly
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 71 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Sonata Mulattica by Rita Dove
                                                                                                                                                                          2. It Is Daylight by Arda Collins
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Inseminating the Elephant by Lucia Perillo
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Book of Props by Wayne Miller
                                                                                                                                                                        11. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 72-73
                                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 74-78 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Soloist (2008 Film) by Joe Wright
                                                                                                                                                                          2. State of Play (2009 Film) by Kevin Macdonald
                                                                                                                                                                        13. "Let the Record Show" by Dora Malech, p. 29
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Sketch for a Novel" by Franz Wright, pp. 52-57
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "A Modern Greek Folk Song" by Anonymous, pp. 60-61
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Bo" by Bob Staake
                                                                                                                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        May 4, 2009 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 4-16
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 17-21
                                                                                                                                                                        3. The Sporting Scene by Peter J. Boyer, pp. 22-28
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Noah Baumbach, p. 29
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Medicine by Jerome Groopman, pp. 30-35
                                                                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter At Large by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 36-43
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Letter from Washington by Ryan Lizza, pp. 50-56
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "The Slows" by Gail Hareven, pp. 60-65
                                                                                                                                                                        9. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 66-68
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Doctor and Patient by Peter Conrad, pp. 69-72 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. What Can I Do When Everything's on Fire? by Antonio Lobo Antunes
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Knowledge of Hell by Antonio Lobo Antunes
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 73 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Wandering Stars by Sholem Aleichem
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Rider on the White Horse by Theodor Storm
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Armenian Golgotha by Grigoris Balakian
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                                        13. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                                        14. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 80-84 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Il Divo (2008 Film) by Paolo Sorrentino
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Limits of Control (2008 Film) by Jim Jarmusch
                                                                                                                                                                        16. "Treatment" by Ange Mlinko, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                                                                        17. "Forgotten" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 57-59
                                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "Power and Grace" by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        May 11, 2009 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-32
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment - Interogating Torture by Philip Gourevitch, p. 33
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Postcard from Mexico - Standstill by Alma Guillermoprieto, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Relics - Samela's Shammash by Lizzie Widdicombe, p. 36
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Sow's Ear Dept. - By Any Other Name by Lauren Collins, p. 37
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page - Monsters, Inc. by James Surowiecki, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of Innovation by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 40-49
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Reflections: The Fifth Blade by Adam Gopnik, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Shouts & Murmurs by Amy Ozols, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Rebecca Mead, pp. 58-65
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Dept. of Education by Douglas McGray, pp. 66-71
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Profiles: Brain Games by John Colapinto, pp. 76-79
                                                                                                                                                                        9. A Reporter At Large by Evan Osnos, pp. 88-95
                                                                                                                                                                        10. Fictoin: "The Autobiography of J.G.B." by J.G. Ballard, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Helenism by Judith Thurman, pp. 98-102 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Bad Girls Go Everywhere by Jennifer Scanlon
                                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 103 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. How to Win a Cosmic War by Reza Aslan
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Parents We Mean to Be by Richard Weissbourd
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Natural Elements by Richard Mason
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Out of My Skin by John Haskell
                                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Back To Basics by Adam Kirsch, pp. 104-107 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Life by Paul Mariani
                                                                                                                                                                        14. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 108-109
                                                                                                                                                                        15. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 110-111
                                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 112-118 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009 Film) by Gavin Hood
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Fighting (2008 Film) by Dito Montiel
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Tyson (2008 Film) by James Toback
                                                                                                                                                                        17. "Galveston, 1961" by Richard Wilbur, pp. 52-55
                                                                                                                                                                        18. "Obscurity and Regret" by C.D. Wright, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                                        19. "Hackers Can Sidejack Cookies" by Heather McHugh, pp. 80-87
                                                                                                                                                                        20. Cover: "Leading the Way" by Dan Clowes
                                                                                                                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        May 18, 2009 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-20
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 21-25
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Dept. of Science by Jonah Lehrer, pp. 26-30
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Letter From Malaysia by Ian Buruma, pp. 33-39
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Finance by Nick Paumgarten, pp. 40-51
                                                                                                                                                                        6. The World of Business by Dana Goodyear, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "In the South" by Salman Rushdie, pp. 66-71
                                                                                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Slang-Whanger by Arthur Krystal, pp. 72-78 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Hazlitt: The Mind of a Critic by David Bromwich
                                                                                                                                                                          2. William Hazlitt: The First Modern Man by Duncan Wu
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 79 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Song Is You by Arthur Phillips
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Apologize, Apologize! by Elizabeth Kelly
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Complete Game by Ron Darling
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Last Witch of Langenburg by Thomas Robisheaux
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 80-81 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Star Trek (2009 Film) by J.J. Abrams
                                                                                                                                                                        11. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 82-86
                                                                                                                                                                        12. "Delphiniums in a Window Box" by Dean Young, pp. 31-32
                                                                                                                                                                        13. "Lines on the Poet's Turning Forty" by Ian Frazier, pp. 52-57
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Bleecker Street" by Philip Schultz, pp. 62-65
                                                                                                                                                                        15. Cover: "Coming Up for Air" by Eric Drooker
                                                                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        May 25, 2009 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-22
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: In Search of Success by Steve Coll, p. 23
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Sprouts: Dodge City by Ben McGrath, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Dept. of Transients: Fish Out of Water by Lizzie Widdicombe, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                                                                                          4. School Days: Hug It Out by Lauren Collins, pp. 28-30
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Privileged Few by George Meyer, p. 31
                                                                                                                                                                        3. On and Off the Avenue by Patricia Marx, pp. 32-36
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Ann Hodgman, p. 37
                                                                                                                                                                        5. The Sporting Scene by John McPhee, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 42-48
                                                                                                                                                                        7. A Reporter At Large by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 52-59
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Ava's Apartment" by Jonathan Lethem, pp. 64-71
                                                                                                                                                                        9. A Critic At Large by David Denby, pp. 72-78
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 79 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The First Tycoon by T.J. Stiles
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Age of the Unthinkable by Joshua Cooper Ramo
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Way Home by George Pelecanos
                                                                                                                                                                          4. All the Living by C.E. Morgan
                                                                                                                                                                        11. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                                        13. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 84-85
                                                                                                                                                                        14. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                                        15. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 90-94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Angels and Demons (2009 Film) by Ron Howard
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Summer Hours (2008 Film) by Olivier Assayas
                                                                                                                                                                        17. "Hummingbird" by Robert Gibb, pp. 49-51
                                                                                                                                                                        18. "1934" by Philip Levine, pp. 60-63
                                                                                                                                                                        19. Cover: "Nip and Tuck" by Barry Blitt
                                                                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        June 1, 2009 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-26
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment on Two Speeches by Jeffrey Toobin, p. 27
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Ink: Why Not? by Lauren Collins, pp. 28-30
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Pictures: Art Attack by Adam Gopnik, p. 31
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Foreign Exchange: Hell's Kitchen by Stephan Faris, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page: Board Stiff by James Surowiecki, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of Medicine by Atul Gawande, pp. 36-44
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Andy Borowitz, p. 45
                                                                                                                                                                        5. American Chronicles by Jill Lepore, pp. 46-51
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Profiles: Slim's Time by Lawrence Wright, pp. 52-63
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 68-75
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Love Affair with Secondaries" by Craig Raine, pp. 76-79
                                                                                                                                                                        9. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Outsmarted by John Lanchester, p. 83 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Fool's Gold by Gillian Tett
                                                                                                                                                                          2. A Failure of Capitalism by Richard A. Posner
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Animal Spirits by George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 87 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Wanting by Richard Flanagan
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Brother Gardeners by Andrea Wulf
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Beaumarchais: A Biography by Maurice Lever
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 90-94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Terminator Salvation (2009 Film) by McG
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Jerichow (2008 Film) by Christian Petzold
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "The Animals" by Geoffrey Lehmann, pp. 64-67
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "My Hero" by Jennifer Michael Hecht, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Finger Painting" by Jorge Colombo
                                                                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        June 8, 2009 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-36
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (2 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: Diverse Opinions by Jeffrey Toobin, p. 37
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Suburban Legends: Panther(s)! by Nick Paumgarten, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Debut Fiction by Tea Obreht, p. 41
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Closings: No School by Ian Frazier, p. 41
                                                                                                                                                                        5. The Financial Page: Change We Can't Believe In by James Surowiecki, pp. 42-47
                                                                                                                                                                        6. "A Soldier Home" by Yiyun Li, p. 55
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "Old Wounds" by Edna O'Brien, pp. 56-64
                                                                                                                                                                        8. "Two Emmas" by Roger Angell, p. 65
                                                                                                                                                                        9. Life and Letters by David Grossman, pp. 66-70
                                                                                                                                                                        10. Fiction: "Good Neighbors" by Jonathan Franzen, pp. 78-82
                                                                                                                                                                        11. "The Magic Mountain" by Aleksandar Hemon, pp. 83-85
                                                                                                                                                                        12. "The Book of Genesis" by R. Crumb, pp. 90-101
                                                                                                                                                                        13. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 102-105
                                                                                                                                                                        14. A Critic At Large by Louis Menand, pp. 106-112
                                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 113 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Nobody Move by Denis Johnson
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Admission by Jean Hanff Korelitz
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Long Fall by Walter Mosley
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 114-116
                                                                                                                                                                        17. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 117-118
                                                                                                                                                                        18. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 119-120
                                                                                                                                                                        19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 121-126 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Up (2009 Film) by Bob Peterson and Pete Docter
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009 Film) by Shawn Levy
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Away We Go (2009 Film) by Sam Mendes
                                                                                                                                                                        20. "Survivorman" by Sherman Alexie, pp. 48-54
                                                                                                                                                                        21. "Crush" by Ada Limon, pp. 71-77
                                                                                                                                                                        22. "Don't Do That" by Stephen Dunn, pp. 86-89
                                                                                                                                                                        23. Cover: "Future Generations" by Dan Clowes
                                                                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        June 22, 2009 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-24
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: The Obama Effect by Hendrik Hertzberg, p. 25
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Real Life: Home Visit by Ariel Levy, p. 26
                                                                                                                                                                          3. High-Jinks: Shoot Out by Guy Martin, p. 27
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Face-Lift Dept.: Chain Gang by Mimi Sheraton, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page: Oil Check by James Surowiecki, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of Crime by John Seabrook, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Paul Rudnick, p. 43
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Letter From Andalusia by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                                                                        6. The Political Scene by Jane Mayer, pp. 50-55
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Profiles by Lauren Collins, pp. 60-69
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Idols" by Tim Gautreaux, pp. 70-79
                                                                                                                                                                        9. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                                        10. A Critic At Large by Kelefa Sanneh, pp. 83-86
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 87 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Bite the Hand That Feeds You by Henry Fairlie and Jeremy McCarter
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Go Down Together by Jeff Guinn
                                                                                                                                                                          3. How to Sell by Clancy Martin
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Exchange-Rate Between Love and Money by Thomas Leveritt
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 90-94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009 Film) by Tony Scott
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Whatever Works (2009 Film) by Woody Allen
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Hubris at Zunzal" by Rodney Jones, pp. 36-42
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "Bereavement" by Kevin Young, pp. 56-59
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Jumping In" by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        June 29, 2009 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-22
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by Laura Secor, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter From Tehren, pp. 28-31
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Literary Lives by Rebecca Mead, pp. 32-36
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Profiles by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 39-45
                                                                                                                                                                        6. The World of Business by Connie Bruck, pp. 46-55
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Alex Ross, pp. 56-59
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Ziggurat" by Stephen O'Connor, pp. 66-71
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Love, Iranian Style by James Wood, pp. 72-75 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Censoring an Iranian Love Story by Shahriar Mandanipour
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Baby Talk by Jill Lepore, pp. 76-78 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Home Game by Michael Lewis
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Bad Mother by Ayelet Waldman
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 79 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Portfolios of the Poor by Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch, and Stuart Rutherford, ...
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Slumming by Chad Heap
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Nice Work if You Can Get It by Andrew Ross
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Woman Behind the New Deal by Kirstin Downey
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                                        13. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 84-88 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Hurt Locker (2008 Film) by Kathryn Bigelow
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Food, Inc. (2008 Film) by Robert Kenner
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "The 'World-Famous' Lipizzaners" by Julie Bruck, pp. 37-38
                                                                                                                                                                        16. "Five Houses Down" by Christian Wiman, pp. 60-65
                                                                                                                                                                        17. Cover: "Hanging Chador" by Barry Blitt
                                                                                                                                                                    3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                      Issues of Jul.-Sep. 2009 = 7 Issues, 136 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        July 6, 2009 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-22
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: Stonewall Plus Forty by Hendrik Hertzberg, p. 23
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Long, Hot Summer: Track School by Lauren Collins, p. 24
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Dept. of Hoopla: Stain Gang by Lizzie Widdicombe, p. 25
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Postscript: Michael Jackson by Kelefa Sanneh, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page: Caveat Mortgagor by James Surowiecki, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Washington by Ryan Lizza, pp. 30-37
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Yoni Brenner, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                                                                        5. A Reporter At Large by Raffi Khatchadourian, pp. 40-55
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Profiles by Ariel Levy, pp. 60-69
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "Childcare" by Lorrie Moore, pp. 70-79
                                                                                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Priced To Sell by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 80-81 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Free: The Future of a Radical Price by Chris Anderson
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 85 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Castle by J. Robert Lennon
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Please Step Back by Ben Greenman
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Bigfoot by Joshua Blu Buhs
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Will You Take Me as I am by Michelle Mercer
                                                                                                                                                                        10. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                                        11. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 92-96 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Public Enemies (2009 Film) by Michael Mann
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009 Film) by Michael Bay
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Twin Cities" by Carol Muske-Dukes, pp. 56-59
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "A Dream" by Jorge Luis Borges, pp. 82-84
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Sanctuary" by Mark Ulriksen
                                                                                                                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        July 20, 2009 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-22
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                                                                                        3. The Political Scene by John Colapinto, pp. 28-34
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Ian Frazier, pp. 35-36
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Life and Letters by Paul Rudnick, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Profiles: Sheriff Joe by William Finnegan, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Letter From China by Evan Osnos, pp. 54-61
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Rat Beach" by William Styron, pp. 62-69
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 70-72 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Bruno (2009 Film) by Larry Charles and Dan Mazer
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          XXXL by Elizabeth Kolbert, p. 73 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Evolution of Obesity by Michael L. Power and Jay Schulkin
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Fattening of America by Eric A. Finkelstein and Laurie Zuckerman
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The End of Overeating by David A. Kessler
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Fat Studies Reader by Sondra Solovay and Marilyn Wann
                                                                                                                                                                          5. Globesity by Francis Delpeuch, Bernard Maire, and Emmanuel Monnier, ...
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 77 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Generalissimo by Jay Taylor
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Vietnam at War by Mark Philip Bradley
                                                                                                                                                                          3. A Terrible Splendor by Marshall Jon Fisher
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Right of Thirst by Frank Huyler
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                                        13. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 80-84
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Meatloaf" by Donald Hall, pp. 46-53
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "My Aunts" by Meghan O'Rourke, pp. 74-76
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Tour Wars" by Bruce McCall
                                                                                                                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        July 27, 2009 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-18
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: Answers To Questions by Jeffrey Toobin, p. 19
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Dept. of Hoopla: Buried Treasure by Lizzie Widdicombe, p. 20
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Dept. of Selling: Poster Girls by Michael Schulman, p. 21
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Juvenilia: Mama's Boys by Doree Shafrir, p. 22
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page:Fifty Ways To Kill Recovery by James Surowiecki, p. 23
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Dept. of Finance by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 24-26
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Andy Borowitz, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Crime by Calvin Trillin, pp. 32-37
                                                                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter At Large by Larissa MacFarquhar, pp. 38-47
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Profiles by Rebecca Mead, pp. 52-59
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction by Kirstin Valdez Quade, pp. 60-69
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Spy Wars by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 70-74 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Treachery: Betrayals, Blunders, and Cover-Ups by Chapman Pincher
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Spies by John Earl Haynes, Harvey Klehr, and Alexander Vassiliev, ...
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 75 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet by Reif Larsen
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Hello Goodbye by Emily Chenoweth
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Germany 1945 by Richard Bessel
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Marvelous Hairy Girls by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
                                                                                                                                                                        11. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 78-82 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009 Film) by David Yates
                                                                                                                                                                          2. In the Loop (2009 Film) by Armando Iannucci
                                                                                                                                                                        13. "At Lake Scugog" by Troy Jollimore, pp. 27-29
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Monja Blanca" by Clive James, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                                                                        15. Cover: "Cartoon Island" by Gahan Wilson
                                                                                                                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        August 10, 2009 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-20
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: Discriminating Tastes by Kelefa Sanneh, p. 21
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Cathedrals: The Park That Ruth Built by Paul Goldberger, p. 22
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Pictures: One of the Boys by Tad Friend, p. 23
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Homage Dept.: Being Jon! by Ariel Levy, p. 24
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page: Not Home Yet by James Surowiecki, p. 25
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Politics and Prose by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 26-32
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Zev Borow, p. 33
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Entertainment by John Seabrook, pp. 34-38
                                                                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter At Large by Ian Frazier, pp. 44-55
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "War Dances" by Sherman Alexie, pp. 64-73
                                                                                                                                                                        8. A Critic At Large by Judith Thurman, pp. 74-77
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 81 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. In the Kitchen by Monica Ali
                                                                                                                                                                          2. I'm So Happy for You by Lucinda Rosenfeld
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Fordlandia by Greg Grandin
                                                                                                                                                                        10. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                                        11. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 84-85
                                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 86-90 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Cold Souls (2008 Film) by Sophie Barthes
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Not Quite Hollywood (2008 Film) by Mark Hartley
                                                                                                                                                                        13. "Fools's Errands" by Kay Ryan, pp. 39-43
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Ghosts" by David Harsent, pp. 56-63
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "Q" by Sharon Olds, pp. 78-80
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "The Hamptons" by Bruce McCall
                                                                                                                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        September 14, 2009 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 16-40
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: Zoo York by Lauren Collins, p. 41
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Pictures: Road Trip by Tad Friend, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Dept. of Hoopla: Note To Self by Rebecca Mead, p. 44
                                                                                                                                                                          4. On the Water; Super-Soaker by Robert Sullivan, p. 45
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page: Inflated Fears by James Surowiecki, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                                                                        3. On and Off the Avenue by Patricia Marx, pp. 48-52
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Ian Frazier, pp. 54-59
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Letter from Los Angeles by Dana Goodyear, pp. 60-65
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Retail by Alexandra Jacobs, pp. 66-71
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Profiles: Check Mate by Lauren Collins, pp. 72-77
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Showcase by Ruven Afanador, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                                        9. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Anthony Lane, pp. 84-91
                                                                                                                                                                        10. Fiction: "The Lower River" by Paul Theroux, pp. 92-101
                                                                                                                                                                        11. A Critic At Large by Judith Thurman, pp. 102-104
                                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 109 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Love and Summer by William Trevor
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Immortals by Amit Chaudhuri
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome by Anthony Everitt
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Natural History of Unicorns by Chris Lavers
                                                                                                                                                                        13. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 110-111
                                                                                                                                                                        14. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 112-113
                                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 114-118 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. 9~~Nine (2009 Film) by Shane Acker
                                                                                                                                                                          2. District 9 (2009 Film) by Neill Blomkamp
                                                                                                                                                                        16. "Seminar" by Justin Quinn, p. 53
                                                                                                                                                                        17. "Hunter-Gatherer" by Tom Sleigh, pp. 78-81
                                                                                                                                                                        18. "Love's Photograph (or Father and Son)" by James Schuyler, pp. 105-108
                                                                                                                                                                        19. Cover: "Step Into Style" by Bruce McCall
                                                                                                                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        September 21, 2009 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-32
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: Lies by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 33-35
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Not Tonight Dept.: Head First by Lauren Collins, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Tug of War: Who Knows Brooklyn? by Ben McGrath, p. 38
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Musical Life: Patriarch by John Seabrook, p. 39
                                                                                                                                                                          5. Dept. of Regeneration: You Say Oyster by Katherine Stirling, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 42-44
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Paul Simms, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Ta-Nehisi Coates, pp. 52-57
                                                                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter At Large by James B. Stewart, pp. 58-79
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "Land of the Living" by Sam Shepard, pp. 82-89
                                                                                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          It Happened One Decade by Caleb Crain, pp. 90-94 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Dancing in the Dark by Morris Dickstein
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 95 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker
                                                                                                                                                                          3. No Quarter by Richard Slotkin
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Music Room by William Fiennes
                                                                                                                                                                        10. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 98-102 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Informant! (2009 Film) by Steven Soderbergh
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Bright Star (2009 Film) by Jane Campion
                                                                                                                                                                        12. "Alternate Take: Levon Helm" by Tracy K. Smith, pp. 45-49
                                                                                                                                                                        13. "Mother's Quail" by Paula Bohince, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                                        14. Cover: "Finger Painting: New Day" by Jorge Colombo
                                                                                                                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        September 28, 2009 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-20
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: Read All About It by Adam Gopnik, p. 21
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Blotter: Blago Speaks Again by David Remnick, p. 22
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Boards: Stomping Grounds by Michael Schulman, p. 23
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Ink: Nader's Blueprint by Raffi Khatchadourian, p. 24
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page: Ratings Downgrade by James Surowiecki, p. 25
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Popular Chronicles by Susan Orlean, pp. 26-28
                                                                                                                                                                        4. The Political Scene by Peter J. Boyer, pp. 32-37
                                                                                                                                                                        5. A Reporter At Large by George Packer, pp. 38-45
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Science by Michael Specter, pp. 56-65
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "Temporary" by Marisa Silver, pp. 66-71
                                                                                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Trial of the Century by Adam Gopnik, pp. 72-78 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters by Louis Begley
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 79 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Gourmet Rhapsody by Muriel Barbery
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Elizabeth Cady Stanton by Lori D. Ginzberg
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Fallen Sky by Christopher Cokinos
                                                                                                                                                                        10. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                                        11. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                                        12. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 84-85
                                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 86-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Coco Before Chanel (2009 Film) by Anne Fontaine
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Fathers and Sons" by David Mason, pp. 29-31
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "A Speech to the Garden Club of America" by Wendell Berry, pp. 46-55
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Museum Parking" by Bruce McCall
                                                                                                                                                                    4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                      Issues of Oct.-Dec. 2009 = 11 Issues, 225 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        October 5, 2009 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-22
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 23-29
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of Economics by John Cassidy, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Zev Borow, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Letter From Tehran, pp. 38-45
                                                                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter At Large by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 46-48
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Showcase by Robert Polidori, pp. 58-59
                                                                                                                                                                        8. A Critic At Large by Anthony Lane, pp. 60-67
                                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "Victory Lap" by George Saunders, pp. 68-75
                                                                                                                                                                        10. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 76-78
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 79 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. True Compass by Edward M. Kennedy
                                                                                                                                                                          2. A Paradise Built in Hell by Rebecca Solnit
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Blood's a Rover by James Ellroy
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Gone to the Dogs by Mary Guterson
                                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Brain Drain by James Wood, pp. 80-83 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Generosity: An Enhancement by Richard Powers
                                                                                                                                                                        13. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 84-85
                                                                                                                                                                        14. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 88-92 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. A Serious Man (2009 Film) by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009 Film) by Michael Moore
                                                                                                                                                                        16. "First Leaf" by Lia Purpura, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                                                                        17. "Heaven's Eel" by Charles Wright, pp. 49-57
                                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "On the Edge" by Gurbuz Dogan Eksioglu
                                                                                                                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        October 19, 2009 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-26
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: Nobel Surprise by Hendrik Hertzberg, p. 27
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Brainteaser: You've Got Mail by Lizzie Widdicombe, p. 28
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Man's Best Friend: Scratch and Sniff by Ian Frazier, p. 29
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Moonlighting: Practice! by Tad Friend, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page: Exit Through Lobby by James Surowiecki, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 34-39
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Ellis Weiner, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Profiles: The Secret Keeper by William Finnegan, pp. 42-49
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Medicine by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 50-59
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Postscript: Irving Penn by Adam Gopnik, pp. 60-61
                                                                                                                                                                        8. The Gossip Mill by Rebecca Mead, pp. 62-65
                                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "Complicity" by Jules Barnes, pp. 72-77
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Tudor Tales by Joan Acocella, pp. 78-81 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Thomas Cromwell by Robert Hutchinson
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          A Critic At Large by Daniel Zalewski, pp. 82-86 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Martha Doesn't Say Sorry by Samantha Berger
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Anh's Anger by Gail Silver
                                                                                                                                                                          3. My Mouth Is a Volcano! by Julia Cook
                                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 87 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Keynes by Robert Skidelsky
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Beg Borrow, Steal by Michael Greenberg
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Financial Lives of the Poets by Jess Walter
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Blame by Michelle Huneven
                                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Songs of Myself by James Wood, pp. 88-89 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis by Lydia Davis
                                                                                                                                                                        14. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 92-95
                                                                                                                                                                        15. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 98-102 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Where the Wild Things Are (2009 Film) by Spike Jonze
                                                                                                                                                                          2. An Education (2008 Film) by Lone Scherfig
                                                                                                                                                                        17. "A History of Origami" by Bob Hicok, pp. 66-71
                                                                                                                                                                        18. "From Weymouth" by Will Eaves, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                                                                        19. Cover: "In the World of Books" by Eric Drooker
                                                                                                                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        October 26, 2009 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-30
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by Steve Coll, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                                                                                        3. The Political Scene by Jane Mayer, pp. 36-45
                                                                                                                                                                        4. A Reporter At Large by Christine Kenneally, pp. 46-53
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Profiles: Man of Extremes by Dana Goodyear, pp. 54-59
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Letter From Lishui by Peter Hessler, pp. 68-74
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "Procedue in Plain Air" by Jonathan Lethem, pp. 78-83
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 87 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Death of Conservatism by Sam Tanenhaus
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Pattern in the Carpet by Margaret Drabble
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Cockroach by Rawi Hage
                                                                                                                                                                        10. A Critic At Large by John Lahr, pp. 88-93
                                                                                                                                                                        11. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                                                                        13. The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 98-102
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Au Revoir" by Maureen N. McLane, pp. 60-67
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "Gardening in Cardoso" by Michael Longley, pp. 75-77
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Flu Season" by John Cuneo
                                                                                                                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        November 2, 2009 Issue = 25 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-38
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: Chin Music by Louis Menand, p. 39
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Dept. of Disputation: The Oracle by David Remnick, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                                          3. At the Museums Screen Test by Kate Taylor, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Dept. of Hoopla: That's Italian by Lizzie Widdicombe, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page: Why Banks Stay Big by James Surowiecki, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Profiles by Richard Brody, pp. 48-57
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Reflections by Barbara Demick, pp. 58-64
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Shouts & Murmurs by Ian Frazier, p. 65
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Medical Dispatch by Jerome Groopman, pp. 66-67
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "While the Women Are Sleeping" by Javier Marias, pp. 96-99
                                                                                                                                                                        8. The Funnies, pp. 78-83
                                                                                                                                                                        9. "Unmasked" by Chris Ware, pp. 84-87
                                                                                                                                                                        10. Cartoon I.Q. Test, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                                        11. "Introducting Crankster" by Roz Chast, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                                                                        12. Cartoon Kit Contest by Alex Gregory, pp. 92-93
                                                                                                                                                                        13. "The Shocking Truth About Vampires!" by Zachary Kanin, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                                        14. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 106-108
                                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 109 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Humbling by Philip Roth
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Man in the Wooden Hat by Jane Gardam
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The American Leonardo by John Brewer
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Eating by Jason Epstein
                                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Things People Say by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 110-115 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. On Rumors by Cass R. Sunstein
                                                                                                                                                                        17. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 116-117
                                                                                                                                                                        18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 118-122 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Amelia (2009 Film) by Mira Nair
                                                                                                                                                                          2. You Cannot Start Without Me: Valery Gergiev, Maestro (2009 Film) by Allan Miller
                                                                                                                                                                        19. "Letter to Tsvetaeva" by Nina Zivancevic, pp. 68-77
                                                                                                                                                                        20. "My Great-Grandmother's Bible" by Spencer Reece, pp. 100-105
                                                                                                                                                                        21. Cover: "Unmasked" by Chris Ware
                                                                                                                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        November 9, 2009 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-26
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: Biggus Buckus by Hendrik Hertzberg, p. 27
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Here To There Dept.: Out To Lunch by Nick Paumgarten, p. 28
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Moonlighting: Martha Slept Here by Sheelah Kolhatkar, p. 29
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Ink: Cleaned Out by Rebecca Mead, p. 30
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page: Priced To Go by James Surowiecki, p. 31
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Alec Wilkinson, pp. 32-38
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Dave Cowan, p. 39
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Annuals of Gastronomy by Dana Goodyear, pp. 40-45
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Letter From Gaza by Lawrence Wright, pp. 46-53
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Life and Letters by Thomas Mallon, pp. 62-67
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Premium Harmony" by Stephen King, pp. 68-73
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Flesh of Your Flesh by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 74-78 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
                                                                                                                                                                        10. A Critic At Large by Jill Lepore, pp. 79-80
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 83 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. In the Falling Snow by Caryl Phillips
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Hell by Robert Olen Butler
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Locust and the Bird by Hanan Al-Shaykh
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Too Big to Fail by Andrew Ross Sorkin
                                                                                                                                                                        12. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 84-85
                                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 86-90 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009 Film) by Grant Heslov
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire (2009 Film) by Lee Daniels
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "November Philosophers" by Katie Ford, pp. 54-61
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "Southeast of Eden" by Glyn Maxwell, pp. 81-82
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Autumn in Central Park" by Eric Drooker
                                                                                                                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        November 16, 2009 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 4-20
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: November 9th by George Packer, p. 21
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Overdogs: Perfect Paper by Ian Parker, p. 22
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Political Notes: Gap Year by David Remnick, p. 23
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Stopover: Guitar Whispering by John Seabrook, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                                                                          5. Dept. of Collection: Seedy by Ben McGrath, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Annals of National Security by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 28-35
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Life and Letters by Arthur Krystal, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                                        5. A Reporter At Large by Margaret Talbot, pp. 42-51
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Letter From Cairo by Ian Parker, pp. 52-59
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Fiction: "Alone" by Yiyun Li, pp. 64-65
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Richard Foreman's "Idiot Savant" by Hilton Als, pp. 72-74
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Hosed by Elizabeth Kolbert, pp. 75-77 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Superfreakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Our Choice by Al Gore
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Lift and Separate by Ariel Levy, pp. 78-80 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. When Everything Changed by Gail Collins
                                                                                                                                                                          2. You've Come a Long Way, Maybe by Leslie Sanchez
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 81 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The American Civil War by John Keegan
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Louis D. Brandeis: A Life by Melvin Urofsky
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Last Night in Twisted River by John Irving
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Upgraded to Serious by Heather McHugh
                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 84-88 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Messenger (2009 Film) by Oren Moverman
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Box (2009 Film) by Richard Kelly
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Fireflies" by Dave Smith, pp. 60-63
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "The Burglary" by Linda Pastan, pp. 66-71
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Night Lights" by Jorge Colombo
                                                                                                                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        November 23, 2009 Issue = 28 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-36
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: Not Covered by Jeffrey Toobin, p. 37
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Fool's Gold: By the Numbers by Ben McGrath, p. 38
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Pictures: Metamorphosis by Lauren Collins, p. 39
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Dept. of Hoopla: The Joneses by Kelefa Sanneh, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page: The Debt Economy by James Surowiecki, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Our Local Correspondences by John Colapinto, pp. 44-53
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Desserts Dept. by Mimi Sheraton, pp. 54-56
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Letter From China by Evan Osnos, pp. 60-67
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Canadian Journal by Calvin Trillin, pp. 68-73
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Personal History by Jane Kramer, pp. 74-78
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Annals of Science by Raffi Khatchadourian, pp. 84-88
                                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "Indianapolis (Highway 74)" by Sam Shepard, pp. 100-105
                                                                                                                                                                        10. Duck by Heston Blumenthal, pp. 58-59
                                                                                                                                                                        11. Deggs by Anthony Lane, pp. 79-83
                                                                                                                                                                        12. Rice by Jhumpa Lahiri, pp. 89-94
                                                                                                                                                                        13. Aspic by Judith Thurman, p. 95
                                                                                                                                                                        14. A Critic At Large by Adam Gopnik, pp. 106-112
                                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 113 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits by Linda Gordon
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Lit by Mary Karr
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Chill by Romano Bilenchi
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 114-115
                                                                                                                                                                        17. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 116-117
                                                                                                                                                                        18. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 118-121
                                                                                                                                                                        19. The Theatre by Hilton Als, pp. 122-123
                                                                                                                                                                        20. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 124-125
                                                                                                                                                                        21. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 126-130 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Broken Embraces (2009 Film) by Pedro Almodovar
                                                                                                                                                                          2. 2012~~Two Thousand Twelve (2009 Film) by Roland Emmerich
                                                                                                                                                                        22. "Sad Verso of the Sunny ---" by Liz Waldner, p. 57
                                                                                                                                                                        23. "Exercise" by James Longenbach, pp. 96-99
                                                                                                                                                                        24. Cover: "Pumpin Cloud" by Wayne Thiebaud
                                                                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        November 30, 2009 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-22
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 23-29
                                                                                                                                                                        3. The Sporting Scene by Roger Angell, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Mike Sachs, p. 37
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Letter From Honduras by William Finnegan, pp. 38-45
                                                                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter At Large by Ariel Levy, pp. 46-53
                                                                                                                                                                        7. A Critic At Large by Jill Lepore, pp. 60-67
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "Midnight in Dostoevsky" by Don DeLillo, pp. 68-77
                                                                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 78-80
                                                                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 81 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Trotsky: A Biography by Robert Service
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Enemies of the People by Kati Marton
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Bicycle Diaries by David Byrne
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Rags of Time by Maureen Howard
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Shallow Graves by James Wood, pp. 82-85 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Invisible by Paul Auster
                                                                                                                                                                        12. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                                        13. The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 88-92
                                                                                                                                                                        14. "Wood" by Sarah Arvio, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "The Big Sleep" by Philip Schultz, pp. 54-59
                                                                                                                                                                        16. Cover: "Thanksgiving Skedaddle" by George Booth
                                                                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                        December 7, 2009 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-28
                                                                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: Preexisting Condition by Jill Lepore, p. 29
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Deadline Dept.: Just a Minute by Lauren Collins, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Boards: Sauce on the Side by Michael Schulman, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Ink: Speak, Bellevue by Lila Byock, p. 34
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page: The Frugal Republic by James Surowiecki, p. 35
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from Amsterdam by Ian Buruma, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Reflections by David Sedaris, pp. 42-50
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Portfolio by Platon, pp. 51-77
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Fiction: "The Use of Poetry" by Ian McEwan, pp. 78-83
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                                                                                                                                                                          North Star by Sam Tanenhaus, pp. 84-87 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Going Rogue: An American Life by Sarah Palin
                                                                                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Power and the Glory by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 90-92 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. My Paper Chase by Harold Evans
                                                                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 93 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Interrogative Mood by Padgett Powell
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Book of Fathers by Miklos Vamos
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Good Soldiers by David Finkel
                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Idea of Justice by Amartya Sen
                                                                                                                                                                        10. Dancing by Joan Acocella, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                                        11. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 98-102 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Up in the Air (2009 Film) by Jason Reitman
                                                                                                                                                                        13. "Young Man Picking Flowers" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                                                        14. Cover: "Holiday Cheers" by Jan Van der Veken
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                                                                                                                                                                        December 14, 2009 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-28
                                                                                                                                                                        2. The Talk of the Town by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Dept. of Medicine by Atul Gawande, pp. 34-40
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Yoni Brenner, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                                                                        5. On and Off the Avenue by Patricia Marx, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 50-63
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Letter From Mogadishu by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 64-71
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Fiction: "All That" by David Foster Wallace, pp. 76-79
                                                                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 82-84
                                                                                                                                                                        10. A Year's Reading, p. 85
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                                                                                                                                                                          The Entertainer by John McWhorter, pp. 86-89 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong by Terry Teachout
                                                                                                                                                                        12. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                                                                        13. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 92-93
                                                                                                                                                                        14. Pop Music by Sasha Frere-Jones, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                                        15. The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 96-102
                                                                                                                                                                        16. "I Dreamed I Met William Burroughs" by Franz Wright, p. 41
                                                                                                                                                                        17. "From the Lives of My Friends" by Michael Dickman, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                                        18. "Last Day on Planet Earth" by Simon Armitage, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                                        19. Cover: "Season's Greeting" by Barry Blitt
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                                                                                                                                                                        December 21, 2009 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-44
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                                                                                                                                                                          The Talk of the Town (5 Items)
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Comment: Peace and War by George Packer, p. 45
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Art's Sake: Payout by Rebecca Mead, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Dept. of Lodging: Plummer's Pad by Ian Parker, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Dept. of Orientation: El Super by Ian Frazier, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Financial Page: Branded a Cheat by James Surowiecki, pp. 52-53
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Letter from China by Evan Osnos, pp. 54-69
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Shouts & Murmurs by Paul Rudnick, pp. 70-71
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Our Far-Flung Correspondents by Fen Montaigne, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Invention by Burkhard Bilger, pp. 84-97
                                                                                                                                                                        7. A Reporter At Large by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 98-111
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Profiles by John Seabrook, pp. 112-124
                                                                                                                                                                        9. Fiction: "Diary of an Interesting Year" by Helen Simpson#2, pp. 126-129
                                                                                                                                                                        10. A Critic At Large by Louis Menand, pp. 132-138
                                                                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 139 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Liver by Will Self
                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Glass Room by Simon Mawer
                                                                                                                                                                          3. City Boy by Edmund White
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Tinsel by Hank Stuever
                                                                                                                                                                        12. "The Canterbury Tales" by Joan Acocella, pp. 140-145
                                                                                                                                                                        13. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 146-147
                                                                                                                                                                        14. The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 148-154
                                                                                                                                                                        15. "My Childhood in Ireland" by Bill Manhire, pp. 76-83
                                                                                                                                                                        16. "Greetings, Friends!" by Roger Angell, p. 125
                                                                                                                                                                        17. "Listening to Richter" by Jonathan Aaron, pp. 130-131
                                                                                                                                                                        18. Cover: "New Worlds" by Javier Mariscal
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                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of the 2010s = 1 Year, 3 Issues, 50 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                    Issues of 2010 = 3 Issues, 50 Articles