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This edition contains eight articles:

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Reversals", by Nicholas Lemann: On school integration.

PREPAREDNESS DEPT.
"Head Count", by Lizzie Widdicombe: Escaping New York City's recent steam-pipe blast.

SAVED
"End Times", by Nick Paumgarten: Scavenging at the old Times building.

DECORUM DEPT.
"When in Venice", by Lauren Collins: Miss Manners in Venice

LETTER FROM JERUSALEM
"The Apostate", by David Remnick: A Zionist politician loses faith in the future.

SHOUTS AND MURMURS
"The Magical Grasp of Antiques", by Glenn Eichler: On the thrill of discovery.

A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Muscle Memory", by Ben McGrath: A new generation of bionic prostheses.

POP MUSIC
"High-Wire Act", by Sasha Frere-Jones: Britpop star Damon Albarn's operatic turn.

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