In this issue:
"Membership Dues", by Steve Coll: The looming vote on Palestine and the U.N.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Live from New Jersey", by Alec Wilkinson: Drew Eckmann’s New Jersey home and concert hall.
"Attica Is All of Us", by Ian Frazier: The Attica prison uprising, forty years later.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Jobs and the G.O.P.", by James Surowiecki: Why obstruction won’t hurt the Republicans.
DEPT. OF INVENTION
"Survival of the Fitted", by David Owen: Make way for bulletproof couture.
LETTER FROM NUCLA, COLORADO
"Dr. Don", by Peter Hessler: A small-town druggist and his community.
"The Secret Shopper", by Jenny Diski: The history of shoplifting.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Road Kill", by Anthony Lane: A review of Drive.
Listen to Drive by James Sallis.
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