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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Some Nukes" by Hendrik Hertzberg: The comeback of nuclear power?

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Cruise Control" by Ben McGrath: At home with an ocean liner expert.

PROFILES
"After Stevens" by Jeffrey Toobin: The Supreme Court's liberal leader.

BOOKS
"Everybody Have Fun" by Elizabeth Kolbert: What can policymakers learn from happiness research?

THE SPORTING SCENE
"Pioneer" by John McPhee: A lacrosse coach's westward turn.

SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Don't Ask Me" by Paul Rudnick: And don't tell, either.

POP MUSIC
"The Long War" by Sasha Frere-Jones: Sade soldiers on.

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