Richard Florida on how the crash will reshape America; Paul Elie on the Archbishop of Canterbury; Corby Kummer on cupcakes; Mark Bowden on rebuilding the Air Force; Christopher Hitchens on Samuel Johnson; Michael Hirschorn on the cheese-ification of network TV; and much more.
Can Rowan Williams save the Anglican Church from itself?
Three books on three couturiers who rank among the greatest America has produced
A new status anxiety is infecting affluent hipdom
A new book dissects Dr. Johnson’s pathologies and despair.
Dopes on a rope; northern lights; exhuming Fleming; classless etiquette; and more
The cancer drug Herceptin saved the author’s life. It also cost ,000. Would health-care reform put it, and other expensive new drugs, out of reach?
What does Guitar Hero’s popularity mean for the future of rock and roll?
Why the networks are surrendering prime time to Jay Leno and the Lord of the Dance
Eat this magazine, and other advice
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