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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Threatened", by David Remnick: Isreal and democracy.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Road Test", by Michael Schulman: How do ProBax cushions hold up on Broadway?
"Stingers", by Calvin Tompkins: Beekeeping on the roof of the Whitney.

THE POLITICAL SCENE
"Life of the Party", by Ryan Lizza: The Republican free-for-all.

ANNALS OF MEDICINE
"The Deadliest Virus", by Michael Specter: It’s isolated in a lab. Will it stay there?

BOOKS
"Extreme Makeover", by Dahlia Lithwick: The story of Lawrence v. Texas.

SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Alexander the Great", by Jack Handey.

THE ART WORLD
"Not Like the Other Ones", by Peter Schjeldahl: A surprising Whitney Biennial.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Bringing Up Babies", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Friends with Kids and Attenberg.

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