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This issue contains nine articles:

COMMENT
"Brouhahaha", by Hendrik Hertzberg: On Hillary's laugh.

INK
"First Book", by Ben McGrath: Jenna Bush, author.

THE BOARDS
"Monster Career", by Mark Singer: The road to Young Frankenstein.

FIELD STUDIES
"Idle Hands", by Lizzie Widdicombe: On asthma-free schools.

DEPT. OF 9 TO 5
"The Stressbuster" by Larissa MacFarquhar: The businessman's guru.

MEDICAL DISPATCH
"Silent Minds" by Jerome Groopman: On scan technology and vegetative patients.

FICTION
"Sin Dolor", by T. Coraghessan Boyle

BOOKS
"Upstate", by Louis Menand: A review of Richard Russo's Bridge of Sighs.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Leaving It All Behind", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Darjeeling Limited and Control.

Then, pick up Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope, by Jenna Bush, Bridge of Sighs, by Richard Russo, and works by T. Coraghessan Boyle.

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