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  • December 1999

    December 1999

    Ian Frazier, “On the Rez”; Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, “The Plight of the High-Status Woman”; Bruce Katz and Jennifer Bradley, “Divided We Sprawl”; Leonard J. Leff, “Gone With the Wind and Hollywood's Racial Politics”; and much more.

  • November 1999

    November 1999

    Sue Erikson Bloland, “Fame: The Power and Cost of a Fantasy”; Alan Berlow, “The Wrong Man”; Richard Rorty, “Phony Science Wars”; Yehuda Amichai, “After Auschwitz”; and much more.

  • October 1999

    October 1999

    Peter F. Drucker, “Beyond the Information Revolution”; Robert Pinsky, “Poetry and American Memory”; Peter Beinart, “The Rise of Jewish Schools”; William Gay, “Closure and Roadkill on the Life's Highway”; and much more.

  • September 1999

    September 1999

    James K. Glassman and Kevin A. Hassett, “Dow 36,000”; Todd Oppenheimer, “Schooling the Imagination”; Garry Wills, “Lincoln's greatest Speech?”; Alan Wolfe, “The Mystique of Betty Friedan”; and much more.

  • August 1999

    August 1999

    Ted Halstead, “A Politics for Generation X”; Claude M. Steele, “Thin Ice: 'Stereotype Threat' and Black College Students”; Charles Mann, “Living With Linux”; Lynna Williams, “Comparative Religion”; and much more.

  • July 1999

    July 1999

    Stephen Budiansky, “Why Your Dog Pretends to Like You”; Matthew Miller, “A Bold Experiment to Fix City Schools”; Toby Lester, “The Money Artist”; Beth Lordan, “From Mutton Island”; and much more.

  • June 1999

    June 1999

    Lester C. Thurow, “Building Wealth”; Robert Kaplan, “Kissinger, Metternich, and Realism”; Wendy Kaminer, “The Grads of '69”; Thomas H. McNeely, “Sheep”; and much more.

  • May 1999

    May 1999

    Francis Fukuyama, “The Great Disruption”; Charles Portis, “Combinations of Jacksons”; Francis Davis, “Napoleon in Rags”; Mary Gordon, “The Deacon”; and much more.

  • April 1999

    April 1999

    John Lewis Gaddis, “Living in Candlestick Park”; Robert Buderi, “The Virus Wars”; Matthew Gurewitsch, “Forget the Callas Legend”; Peter Davison, “Poet of the Factory Floor”; and much more.

  • March 1999

    March 1999

    David M. Kennedy, “Victory at Sea”; Harvey Cox, “The Market as God”; Ian Frazier, “Pick Your Part”; Nathan Englander, “The Gilgul of Park Avenue”; and much more.

  • February 1999

    February 1999

    Judith Hooper, “A New Germ Theory”; Peter Hessler, “Tibet Through Chinese Eyes”; Francine Russo, “A Mecca for Modernists”; W.S. Merwin, “Any Time”; and much more.

  • January 1999

    January 1999

    Toby Lester, “What Is the Koran?”; Anthony Walton, “Technology vs. African Americans”; Roger Shattuck, “When Evil is 'Cool'”; Carol Shields, “The Next Best Kiss”; and much more.

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