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In this issue:

COMMENT
"The Forty-Year Itch", by Adam Gopnik: Mad Men and the nostalgia cycle.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Tax Day", by Reeves Wiedeman: An accounting community for New York’s married gay couples.
"Prodigy", by Christopher Noxon: Flynn McGarry, the thirteen-year-old chef behind Eureka.

AMERICAN CHRONICLES
"Battleground America", by Jill Lepore: The insanity of our gun laws.

PROFILES
"Drawn from Life", by Judith Thurman: Alison Bechdel’s home truths.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Jammin’", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Marley and Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope.

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