In this issue:
"A Lot of Gas", by Elizabeth Kolbert: Bad policy on the campaign trail.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"The Trade", by Ben McGrath: New Yorkers get a taste of Tebow.
"Mayor Presumptive", by Rebecca Mead: Christine Quinn’s patience.
THE WAYWARD PRESS
"Mail Supremacy", by Lauren Collins: The paper that rules Britannia.
"Dentists Without Borders", by David Sedaris: A French way with teeth.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Kids at Risk", by David Denby: Reviews of The Hunger Games and Bully.
Listen to The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
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