"The Graduates" by Louis Menand: The real lessons learned from college graduation.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Ségo-Sarko" by Anthony Lane: France elects a new president.LETTER FROM WASHINGTON
"Woodward vs. Tenet" by Jeffrey Goldberg: The flap over Bob Woodward's review of George Tenet's tell-all.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Share Our Joy" by Larry Doyle: You're invited to a wedding website.
"The Meaning of Life" by Jill Lapore: The evolution of Milton Bradley's virtuous Game of Life.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Drifters" by Anthony Lane: Hal Hartley's Fay Grim and the Owen brothers (Luke, Wilson, and Andrew) in The Wendell Baker Story.
And if you enjoy this week's book reviews, listen to God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything (Unabridged) by Christopher Hitchens and Nathan Englander's The Ministry of Special Cases (Unabridged).
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