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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Here", by Nick Paumgarten: Leaving Times Square.

LETTER FROM ALBUQUERQUE
"Your Son Is Deceased", by Rachel Aviv: Albuquerque has one of the highest rates of fatal shootings by police, but no officers have been indicted.

PROFILES
"The Pursuit of Beauty", by Alec Wilkinson: One man has solved an unsolvable math problem.

BOOKS
"Such a Stoic", by Elizabeth Kolbert: How Seneca became Ancient Rome’s philosopher-fixer.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Adventures in Rothland", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Humbling and Timbuktu.

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