In this issue:COMMENT
"Conventional Battle", by David Remnick: Obama's big night.THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"The Bill and Hill Era", by Hendrik Hertzberg: The Impact of the Clintons' speeches.
"Party Spoilers", by Ryan Lizza: Inside the McCain war room.PROFILES
"Why Me?", by Ian Parker: Alec Baldwin's displeasure principle.SHOUTS & MURMURS
"A Mass E-Mail", by Amy Ozols: An effort to steal your identity.BOOKS
"The Homecoming", by James Woods: A review of Marilynne Robinson's novel, Home.THE CURRENT CINEMA
"View to a Kill", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Bangkok Dangerous and Mister Foe.
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