In this issue:
"Putin and the Exile", by David Remnick: Sergei Guriev in Paris.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Martians", by Reeves Wiedman: An open application to travel to Mars.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Biotech’s Hard Bargain", by James Surowiecki: Gilead, drug prices, and profits.
ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS
"Pixel Perfect", by Margaret Talbot: Digitally cloning actors.
LIFE AND LETTERS
"The Poet’s Hand", by Adam Gopnik: Searching for Shakespeare’s objects.
THE ART WORLD
"Shock Artist", by Peter Schjeldahl: A Sigmar Polke retrospective.
"Cheaper by the Dozen", by Emily Nussbaum: A review of Orphan Black.
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