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The New Yorker, August 25th, 2008 (Anthony Lane, Nick Paumgarten, Tobias Wolff) | [The New Yorker]

The New Yorker, August 25th, 2008 (Anthony Lane, Nick Paumgarten, Tobias Wolff)

"Boundary Issues", by David Remnick; "The Only Games in Town", by Anthony Lane; "A Greenwich of the Mind", by Nick Paumgarten; "Up Next", by John Kenney; "Awake", by Tobias Wolff; and "Vanity Cases", by Anthony Lane.
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Publisher's Summary

In this issue:

COMMENT
"Boundary Issues", by David Remnick: What Putin is doing in Georgia.

LETTER FROM BEIJING
"The Only Games in Town", by Anthony Lane: Politics, pageantry, and Phelps.

OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS
"A Greenwich of the Mind", by Nick Paumgarten: The credit crunch goes upmarket.

SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Up Next", by John Kenney: Going for gold in the bimonthly status meeting.

FICTION
"Awake", by Tobias Wolff: A short story from the author of Old School.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Vanity Cases", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Tropic Thunder and A Girl Cut in Two.

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