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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Brothers’ Keepers’", by Peter Hessler: President Morsi and Egypt’s crisis.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Zombie Art", by Rebecca Mead: What happens to artwork damaged beyond repair?

DEPT. OF ECOLOGY
"Recall of the Wild", by Elizabeth Kolbert: How to make a prehistoric landscape.

ANNALS OF LINGUISTICS
"Utopian for Beginners", by Joshua Foer: Inventing an ideal language.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Dead Reckoning", by David Denby: Reviews of Zero Dark Thirty and This Is Forty.

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