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The New Yorker, October 20th 2014 (Patricia Marx, George Packer, Dan Chiasson) | [Patricia Marx, George Packer, Dan Chiasson]

The New Yorker, October 20th 2014 (Patricia Marx, George Packer, Dan Chiasson)

"The Fear Equation", by Michael Specter; "Pets Allowed", by Patricia Marx; "The Holder of Secrets", by George Packer; "View from the Mountain", by Dan Chiasson; "Shapes of Things", by Peter Schjeldahl; and "High Fliers", by Anthony Lane.
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Publisher's Summary

In this issue:

COMMENT
"The Fear Equation", by Michael Specter: The U. S. response to the Ebola crisis.

OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS
"Pets Allowed", by Patricia Marx: What animals can get away with when they have the right credentials.

PROFILES
"The Holder of Secrets", by George Packer: Laura Poitras’s close-up view of Edward Snowden.

BOOKS
"View from the Mountain", by Dan Chiasson: new poems by Louise Glück.

THE ART WORLD
"Shapes of Things", by Peter Schjeldahl: The birth of the abstract.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"High Fliers", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Birdman and Whiplash.

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