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The New Yorker, April 18, 2016 (Ben Taub, Elizabeth Kolbert, Hua Hsu)

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In this issue:

COMMENT
"The Sovereignty of Women", by Jill Lepore: How will Trump attack the legitimacy of Hillary Clinton?

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Hallmark 2.0", by Emma Allen: Tribute is a video-compilation service that helps users put together eulogy-style reels for people they love.

A REPORTER AT LARGE
"The Assad Files", by Ben Traub: Capturing the top-secret documents that tie the Syrian regime to mass torture and killings.

ANNALS OF SCIENCE
"Unnatural Selection", by Elizabeth Kolbert: What will it take to save the world's reefs and forests?

POP MUSIC
"Lifechanger", by Hua Hsu: A posthumous release complicates J Dilla's legacy.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"The Bereaved" by Anthony Lane: Demolition and Louder Than Bombs.

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