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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Girls Will be Girls", by Margaret Talbot: Different takes on the sexual revolution.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Crystal Ball", by Lizzie Widdicombe: Peri Lyons looks into the Romney’s campaign’s future.

THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Club Med", by James Surowiecki: The rise of medical tourism.

POPULAR CHRONICLES
"Unsinkable", by Daniel Mendelsohn: The Titanic as myth.

LETTER FROM POREC
"The British Invasion", by Lauren Collins: A Croatian resort prepares for partyers.

BOOKS
"The Disconnect", by Nathan Heller: How to be alone.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Learning on the Job", by David Denby: Reviews of Footnote and Monsieur Lazhar.

Listen to Going Solo by Eric Klinenberg.

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