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This edition contains eight articles:

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Sick and Twisted", by Atul Gawande: Michael Moore and our health-care morass.

THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Fuel for Thought", by James Surowiecki: On fuel efficiency and the automobile industry.

THE PICTURES
"Ghostly", by Mark Singer: Looking for Goya at the Frick. With Milos Forman.

SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Hey, Look", by Simon Rich: Teenage self-consciousness.

LETTER FROM PAKISTAN
"Days of Rage", by William Dalrymple: Challenges for Pakistan's future.

A CRITIC AT LARGE
"A Fine Romance", by David Denby: The new comedy of the sexes.

ON TELEVISION
"Dangerous Liaisons", by Nancy Franklin: Law and disorder on FX.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Dream On", by David Denby: Reviews of Hairspray and Ratatouille.

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