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The New Yorker, April 18th 2011 (Lizzie Widdicombe, Claudia Roth Pierpont, Lore Segal)

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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Prisoners", by Hendrik Hertzberg: The Guantanamo quagmire.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Gone Missing", by Mark Singer: Ali Weiwei and his art dealer, Larry Warsh.

THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Pumped Up?", by James Surowiecki: The oil-price panic.

OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS
"Thin Yellow Line", by Lizzie Widdicombe: An advocate for New York’s cabbies.

A CRITIC AT LARGE
"East Is West", by Claudia Roth Pierpont: Freya Stark’s travels in Arabia.

COMING TO AMERICA
"Spry for Spring", by Lore Segal.
“A Clean, Well-Lighted Place”, by Yiyun Li.

POP MUSIC
"No Depression", by Sasha Frere-Jones: Bill Callahan’s steady-handed American songs.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Casualties of War", by Anthony Lane: A review of The Conspirator.

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