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There are eight articles in the November 13, 2006 issue:COMMENT
"High Costs" by John Cassidy: The economics of global warming. THE TALK OF THE TOWN

"Wanted: S.W.F., Loves Keef" by Shauna Lyon: How a front-row fan is cast.

"Bella vs. Betty" by Kate Julian: An old feminist rivalry is laid to rest.LIFE AND LETTERS
"Strangers in Paradise" by Janet Malcolm: Saving Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Downpaging" by Ian Frazier: Some tips on how to curb that nasty hardcover habit. FICTION
"Greensleeves" by Helen Simpson: A woman keeps a secret.BOOKS
"Proud Flesh" by Rebecca Mead: The cult of cosmetic surgery.THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Prettier Pictures" by David Denby: Nicole Kidman portrays photographer Diane Arbus in Fur and Russell Crowe spends time in Provence in A Good Year.
Before you see Russell Crowe luxuriate in the south of France, listen to A Good Year and other titles by Peter Mayle.

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