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In this issue:

THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"How Low Can Oil Go?", by James Surowiecki: Cheap oil is probably too good to last.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"A Couple of Ambassadors", by Rebecca Mead: The visiting Cambridges with Downton Abbey's advisor on protocol.

PROFILES
"In the Land of the Possible", by Evan Osnos: Ambassador Samantha Power's evolution from an activist who was often critical of the foreign-policy establishment to a diplomat and senior adviser to President Obama.

INNER WORLDS
"Bus Stop", by Tatyana Tolstaya: The author recalls how her writing life began.
"The Word Shed", by Colum McCann: The author remembers his father's writing shed.

THE THEATRE
"Sideshow", by Hilton Als: A review of The Elephant Man

POP MUSIC
"Test Patterns", by Sasha Frere-Jones: A review of reviews TV on the Radio's latest album.

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