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In this issue:
COMMENT
"Homage to Zenobia", by Lawrence Wright: Jihadists have captured a city that was once ruled by a strong-willed queen who threatened the power of imperial Rome.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Room with a Boo", by Reeves Wiedeman: Brooklyn's old Caledonian Hospital is now a ritzy apartment complex. Only problem? It may be haunted.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Death of a Prosecutor", by Dexter Filkins: Alberto Nisman accused Iran and Argentina of colluding to bury a terrorist attack. Did it get him killed?
ANNALS OF SEISMOLOGY
"The Really Big One", by Kathryn Schulz: An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Cold Cases", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Trainwreck and Mr. Holmes.
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