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The New Yorker (May 28, 2007) | [Elizabeth Kolbert, James Surowiecki, Alec Wilkinson, George Meyer, Anthony Lane, George Saunders, David Denby]

The New Yorker (May 28, 2007)

"Human Nature" by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Feature Presentation" by James Surowiecki; "Remember This?" by Alec Wilkinson; "My Undoing" by George Meyer; "A Boy's World" by Anthony Lane; "Puppy" by George Saunders; and "Not Kids' Stuff" by David Denby.
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Publisher's Summary

There are seven articles in the May 28, 2007, issue:

"Human Nature" by Elizabeth Kolbert: Rachel Carson's legacy.

"Feature Presentation" by James Surowiecki: Why feature creep is making devices harder, not easier, to use.

"Remember This?" by Alec Wilkinson: Gordon Bell, virtual pack rat.

"My Undoing" by George Meyer: One man's love of conferences.

"A Boy's World" by Anthony Lane: The Tintin century.

"Puppy" by George Saunders: Two mothers meet over the sale of a puppy.

"Not Kids' Stuff" by David Denby: Everyone's favorite green ogre returns in Shrek the Third; the Japanese anime film Paprika.

To celebrate the centennial of pioneering enviromentalist Rachel Carson's birth, listen to her most famous work, Silent Spring (Unabridged).

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