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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Vive la France", by Adam Gopnik: The real lesson of Europe.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Picks", by Reeves Wiedeman: Mel Kiper, Jr. takes in the N. F. L. draft.

ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY
"Machine Politics", by David Kushner: The start of the Sony hacker wars.

THE SPORTING SCENE
"A Ring of One’s Own", by Ariel Levy: A teen-age Olympic boxing hopeful.

BOOKS
"Invitation to a Beheading", by James Wood: Hilary Mantel’s Tudor novels.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Going the Distance", by David Denby: Reviews of The Five-Year Engagement and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

Listen to Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel.

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