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This issue contains nine articles:COMMENT
"So Long Joe", by Roger Angell: The end of the Joe Torre era.POSTCARD FROM CALIFORNIA
"The Fires", by Dana Goodyear: California ablaze.PRECOCIOUS
"Condi's Party Starter", by Jesse Lichtenstein: The State Department's diplomat-in-training.ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS
"Future Reading", by Anthony Grafton: Dreams of a universal library.FICTION
"The Dog", by Roddy Doyle: On hair issues.BOOKS
"Running on Fumes", by Elizabeth Kolbert: Is there any hope for the automobile?THE ART WORLD
"All Souls", by Peter Schjeldahl: The cult of Frida Kahlo.MUSICAL EVENTS
"The Endless Scroll", by Alex Ross: Philip Glass's new works.THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Drug Warriors", by David Denby: A review of the new film American Gangster.
Then, hear more from Roddy Doyle.

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