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Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...biography of the playwright by Lahr, theater critic for The New Yorker. Williams' upbringing, his talent, his affairs and...End" by Atul Gawande. Gawande, a superb writer for the New Yorker who is also a surgeon, examines the realities of aging...
Empire Editorial: We can fix Juneau's homeless problems

...and create a healthier, more productive population.In February 2006, economist Malcolm Gladwell wrote an essay in the New Yorker about a man named Murray Barr. Barr lived on the streets of Reno, Nevada until he died in 2005.Before he died...
No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

...including keeping pot away from minors. Obama, an acknowledged pot smoker in his younger days, subsequently told The New Yorker magazine that he doesn't view marijuana as any more dangerous than alcohol and explained his acceptance of the Colorado...
Bye bye, bile? Websites try to nix nasty comments

...become conversations that matter to you."Anonymity has always been a major appeal of online life. Two decades ago, The New Yorker magazine ran a cartoon with a dog sitting in front of a computer, one paw on the keyboard. The caption read: "On...
Five good reads: Jeff Brady, Coming Into the Country, with this little three-part book in the early 1970s. Working as a journalist for the New Yorker, McPhee was able to convince three developers of proposed projects in Washington, Georgia and Arizona to spend time...
Five Good Reads

...One" is a masterpiece."What the Dog Saw" by Malcolm GladwellA collection of Malcom Gladwell's articles from the New Yorker. Topics range from ketchup to criminal profiling, and every single article is fascinating in a new, unexpected way...
Arts calendar

...Sukowa), who coined the phrase "banality of evil" while covering the 1961 trial of former Nazi Adolf Eichmann for The New Yorker. As the high-profile trial gets underway, Sukowa's astute observations on both Eichmann and the Jewish councils...
Five Good Reads: Riley Woodford 1969, (this is one of his last works) he penned hook-and-bullet articles for Field and Stream, essays for the New Yorker, 31 books, and 10 screenplays for Hollywood.The 1931 Miskatonic University Expedition was one of the first to use...
The narrowness of the Olympic ideal

Looking ahead to the Olympics this month, Adam Gopnik cleverly writes in The New Yorker that "Americans become passionate about athletes we have never heard of participating in games we do not follow trying to please...
At Large: Self-help for those with housework anxiety appliances. When I come home on a weeknight, fatigue grips me like a massive fist. All I want to do is read the New Yorker on the couch while picking greasy, grocery-store rotisserie chicken bits directly from the greasy, grocery-store...
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