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  • December 2001

    David Brooks, “One Nation, Slightly Divisible”; Robert D. Kaplan, “Looking the World in the Eye”; Penny Wolfson, “Moonrise”; William Langewiesche, “Storm Island”; Marshall Jon Fisher, “Pixels at an Exhibition”; fiction by Lesley Dormen; Mona Simpson on Alice Munro; and much more.

  • November 2001

    William Langewiesche, “The Crash of EgyptAir 990”; P. J. O'Rourke, “Zion's Vital Signs”; Peter Landesman, “The Curse of the Sevso Silver”; Byron York, “The Life and Death of The American Spectator”; fiction by Edward J. Delaney; Benjamin Schwarz on the British Empire; and much more.

  • October 2001

    William Langewiesche, “Peace Is Hell”; Fred Kaplan, “JFK's First-Strike Plan”; Studs Terkel, “Will the Circle Be Unbroken?”; Eugen Weber, “France's Downfall”; fiction by Karen Shepard; Thomas Mallon on Edna St. Vincent Millay; and much more.

  • September 2001

    September 2001

    James Fallows, “The Early-Decision Racket”; Caitlin Flanagan, “Confessions of a Prep School College Counselor”; Samantha Power, “Bystanders to Genocide”; William Hamilton, “Suitably Attired”; fiction by Beth Lordan; Philip Hensher on Dawn Powell; and much more.

  • July/August 2001

    July/Aug 2001

    Roy Blount Jr., “Mark Twain's Reconstruction”; Peter Godman, “Graham Greene's Vatican Dossier”; Alex Beam, “The Mad Poets Society”; B. R. Myers, “A Reader's Manifesto”; fiction by George Singleton; Brooke Allen on chain bookstores; and much more.

  • June 2001

    James Fallows, “Freedom of the Skies”; Ellen Ruppel Shell, “New World Syndrome”; David Grann, “Giving 'The Devil' His Due”; Scott Stossel, “As American as Women's Soccer?”; Christopher Hitchens on Anthony Powell; and much more.

  • May 2001

    May 2001

    Jeffrey Tayler, “Russia Is Finished”; Simon Winchester, “Word Imperfect”; Jack El-Hai, “One Smart Bookie”; Ian Frazier, “Techno-Thriller”; fiction by Anthony Doerr; and much more.

  • April 2001

    April 2001

    David Brooks, “The Organization Kid”; William Langewiesche, “The Profits of Doom”; Richard V. Allen, “The Day Reagan Was Shot”; Steve Olsen, “The Genetic Archaeology of Race”; fiction by Jim Shepard; and much more.

  • March 2001

    March 2001

    Toby Lester, “The Reinvention of Privacy”; Jonathan Raban, “Battleground of the Eye”; Geoffrey Wheatcroft, “Who Needs the BBC?”; fiction by Bill Roorbach; and much more.

  • February 2001

    February 2001

    Fourteen writers on “Bill Clinton and His Consequences”; Abraham Verghese, “The Bandit King and the Movie Star”; Daniel Smith, “Shock and Disbelief”; Ian Frazier, “Walking Tour”; and much more.

  • January 2001

    January 2001

    Jonathan Rauch, “The New Old Economy”; Sally Satel, “The Indoctrinologists Are Coming”; Charlotte Allen, “The Scholars and the Goddess”; and much more.

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