The New Yorker (Oct. 9, 2006)
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- Length: 2 hrs
- Release date: 10-04-06
- Language: English
- Publisher: The New Yorker
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"International Inaction" by George Packer: What's keeping the United Nations from intervening in Darfur.THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Zip It" by James Surowiecki: Why Hewlett-Packard's board had to spy.DEPARTMENT OF AMPLIFICATION
"Tall for Its Age" by Richard Preston: Getting to the top of the world's tallest tree. SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Thin Enough" by Ian Frazier: A man overcorrects for middle-age spread.FICTION
"Landfill" by Joyce Carol Oates: A frat boy dies mysteriously after a night of drinking.BOOKS
"Westward Ho!" by Jill Lepore: Revisiting Kit Carson - the man, the myth, and the dime-novel hero.THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Battle Royal" by Anthony Lane: Stephen Frears's The Queen.
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