"Answers to Questions", by Jeffrey Toobin: What Supreme Court Justices really do.
ANNALS OF CRIME
"At the Train Bridge", by Calvin Trillin: Calamity on a summer's afternoon.
DEPT. OF FINANCE
"Cocksure", by Malcolm Gladwell: Did overconfidence cause the crash?
"Spy Wars", by Nicholas Lemann: Who was a Soviet spy?
SHOUTS AND MURMURS
"Britney's Conversion Diary", by Andy Borowitz.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Poster Girls", by Michael Schulman: The ladies behind the new Mad Men ads.
"Walking on the Moon", by Joan Acocella: Michael Jackson's moves.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Gray Skies", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and In the Loop.
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