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The New Yorker (April 9, 2007) Periodical

The New Yorker (April 9, 2007)

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Publisher's Summary

There are nine articles in the April 9, 2007 issue:

"Hanging On" by Philip Gourevitch: Why it's time for Robert Mugabe's iron-first rule of Zimbabwe to end.

"Subprime Homesick Blues" by James Surowiecki: Why there may be some reason to keep subprime lending around.

"What's Normal?" by Jerome Groopman: Diagnosing bipolar disorder in children.

"The Knowledge" by Henry Alford: British cabbies brush up on their W.H. Auden.


  • "Cooked Books" by Adam Gopnik: Real food from fictional recipes.
  • "Blood on the Borders" by Clive James: Crime fiction from all over.

    "Dorian Purple" by Sasha Frere-Jones: Prince's new purple temple.

    "Designated Mourner" by John Lahr: Vanessa Redgrave in Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking.

    "In Disguise" by Anthony Lane: Paul Verhoeven's and Richard Gere plays a Howard Hughes biographer in The Hoax.

    If you're intrigued by John Lahr's theatre review, be sure to listen to Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking.
    Or, if Anthony Lane's movie review strikes your fancy, listen to The Hoax.

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