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The New Yorker (April 9, 2007)
"Hanging On" by Philip Gourevitch: Why it's time for Robert Mugabe's iron-first rule of Zimbabwe to end.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"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.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"The Knowledge" by Henry Alford: British cabbies brush up on their W.H. Auden.
"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.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"In Disguise" by Anthony Lane: Paul Verhoeven's and Richard Gere plays a Howard Hughes biographer in The Hoax.
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