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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Flood Tides", by Steve Coll: Responding to the floods in Pakistan.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Cracked", by Michael Schulman: Which eggs are safe to eat?

THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Are you Being Served?", by James Surowiecki: The crisis in customer care.

A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Running in the Ruins", by Amy Wilentz: Haiti prepares to elect a President.

ANNALS OF SCIENCE
"The Covenant ", by Peter J. Boyer: The harmony between science and religion.

BOOKS
"The Uprooted", by Jill Lepore: A review of The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wikkerson.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Slice and Dice", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Soul Kitchen and Centurion.

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