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The New Yorker, May 9th 2011 (Jon Lee Anderson, Amanda Fortini, Adam Gopnik) | [Jon Lee Anderson, Amanda Fortini, Adam Gopnik]

The New Yorker, May 9th 2011 (Jon Lee Anderson, Amanda Fortini, Adam Gopnik)

"Memorials", by Adam Gopnik; "Fish Story", by Elizabeth Kolbert; “Snip”, by Michael Schulman: Vidal Sassoon’s life in hair; "Sons of the Revolution", by Jon Lee Anderson; "O Pioneer Woman!", by Amanda Fortini; and "Wild at Heart", by John Lahr.
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Publisher's Summary

In this issue:

COMMENT
"Memorials", by Adam Gopnik: Ways of seeing the Civil War.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Fish Story", by Elizabeth Kolbert: Ted Danson’s bid to save the earth’s oceans.
“Snip”, by Michael Schulman: Vidal Sassoon’s life in hair.

LETTER FROM LIBYA
"Sons of the Revolution", by Jon Lee Anderson: Civilians on the front lines of battle.

LIFE AND LETTERS
"O Pioneer Woman!", by Amanda Fortini: A blog on the range.

THE THEATRE
"Wild at Heart", by John Lahr: Reviews of The House of Blue Leaves, Jerusalem, and The Normal Heart.

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