There are four articles in the second part of the fiction double issue for December 25, 2006 and January 1, 2007:TALK OF THE TOWN
"Joiner" by Ben McGrath: One man's obsession with meeting up.FICTION
"Monkey Hill" by Paul Theroux: A wealthy middle aged couple isolate themselves in a high end spa in India.THE THEATRE
"Lost In Paradise" by John Lahr: Vamping in The Apple Tree and camping in A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant. POP MUSIC
"Coke Is It" by Sasha Frere-Jones: Rap's drug obsession.
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