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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Bad Press", by Nicholas Lemann: Rules for journalists.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
“Hunting Horsetails”, by Oliver Sacks: Frond feelings on the High Line.

ANNALS OF IMMIGRATION
"The Asylum Seeker", by Suketu Mehta: Strategies for a difficult process.

LETTER FROM CAIRO
"Who Owns the Revolution?", by Wendell Steavenson: Why protesters are back in Tahrir Square.

BOOKS
"Over There", by Hendrik Hertzberg. A review of A World on Fire.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Just the Sex", by David Denby: Reviews of Crazy, Stupid Love and Friends with Benefits.

Listen to A World on Fire by Amanda Foreman.

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