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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Senses of Entitlement", by Hendrik Hertzberg: Semantics and the budget battle.

LETTER FROM LIBYA
"The Return", by Hisham Matar: A disappeared dissident and his son’s quest.

PERSONAL HISTORY
"Every Good Boy Does Fine", by Jeremy Denk: A life in piano lessons.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Mind Games", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Trance and Blancanieves.

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