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The New Yorker, July 21, 2008 (Benjamin Wallace-Wells, Jill Lepore, Hendrik Hertzberg)

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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Flip-Flop Flap", by Hendrik Hertzberg: Obama's move toward the center.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"H-Bloo on A-Rod", by Ben McGrath: The marriage woes of Alex Rodriguez.
"Shape-Shifter", by Paul Goldberger: A rotating skyscraper in Manhattan.

ANNALS OF SCIENCE
"Surfing the Universe", by Benjamin Wallace-Wells: An outsider's shot at physics glory.

SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Fourteen Passive-Aggressive Appetizers", by Yoni Brenner: Appetizers meant to offend.

LIVES AND LETTERS
"The Lion and the Mouse", by Jill Lepore: A librarian's battle to ban Stuart Little.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Past Shock", by David Denby: Reviews of The Dark Knight and WALL-E.

(P) and ©2008 The New Yorker

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