"Mr. and Ms. Spoken", by Hendrik Hertzberg: Misstatements on the presidential campaign trail.PERSONAL HISTORY
"A Dip in the Cold", by Lynne Cox: Swimming the Northwest Passage.ANNALS OF ANTHROPOLOGY
"Vengeance Is Ours", by Jared Diamond: Retribution in New Guinea and beyond.ON TELEVISION
"Frenemy Territory", by Nancy Franklin: The Hills are alive with the sound of girl talk.
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