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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Reading the Numbers", by Margaret Talbot: The drop in abortion rates.

A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Cheap Words", by George Packer: Amazon's impact on the book publishing business.

ONWARD AND OUTWARD
"This Old Man", by Roger Angell: Life in the nineties.

A CRITIC AT LARGE
"Bigger Than Phil", by Adam Gopnik: When did faith start to fade?

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