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In this issue:

COMMENT
"On the Trail", by Steve Coll: The Democrats after President Obama.

A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Thicker Than Water", by Tad Friend: A Nantucket family’s trial at sea.

POPULAR CHRONICLES
"Man and Machine", by Susan Orlean: Playing games on the Internet.

BOOKS
"Bet the Farm", by Dan Chiasson: Robert Frost’s turbulent apprenticeship.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"The Cost of Survival", by Anthony Lane: A review of The Last of the Unjust.

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