In this issue:
"The Syrian Problem", by Steve Coll: An uprising unlike the others.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
“Strauss-Kahnikov”, by Philip Gourevitch: The Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal, from a dinner party in Paris.
DEPT. OF FOOD
"Strange Fruit", by John Colapinto: The rise and fall of acai.
ANNALS OF MENTAL HEALTH
"God Knows Where I Am", by Rachel Aviv: What should happen when patients rejects their diagnoses?
"Resistant", by Michael Specter: Why a century-old battle over vaccination continues to rage.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Time Trip", by Anthony Lane: A review of Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life.
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