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In this issue:

COMMENT
"China’s Crisis", by Evan Osnos: A family scandal exposes the system.

ANNALS OF GASTRONOMY
"Raw Deal", by Dana Goodyear: A major food fight in California.

ANNALS OF HIGHER EDUCATION
"Get Rich U.", by Ken Auletta: Is Stanford too close to Silicon Valley?

BOOKS
"Unreconciled", by Philip Gourevitch: A review of Patrick Flanery’s novel, Absolution.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Funny and Funnier", by David Denby: Reviews of Bernie, The Three Stooges, and Lockout.

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