In this issue:
"Nation of Immigrants", by Steve Coll: Obama takes a stand.
LETTER FROM MEXICO
"The Kingpins", by William Finnegan: The drug war hits Guadalajara.
ANNALS OF ENTERTAINMENT
"The Hunter Games", by Patricia Marx: University of Chicago students go silly.
"Spoiled Rotten", by Elizabeth Kolbert: Why are American kids so spoiled?
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"That’s Amore", by David Denby: A review of To Rome with Love.
Listen to Slouching Toward Adulthood by Sally Koslow.
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