In this issue:
"Nelson Mandela", by Philip Gourevitch: Looking back at the former President of South Africa’s life and legacy.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"State of Deception", by Ryan Lizza: Can the intelligence community be reformed?
"Misery", by Joan Acocella: The Book of Job: A Biography.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Grand Scam", by David Denby: A review of American Hustle.
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