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PHOTOGRAPH: ETHAN LEVITAS
POP MUSIC: Wonder Woman, by Sasha Frere-Jones
The singer and songwriter Chan Marshall performs under an alias—Cat Power—with superhero connotations, but she sometimes struggles simply to get through a concert. She was born Charlyn Marie Marshall, in Georgia, and began appearing in clubs in Atlanta, in the late eighties, while she was still in her teens…

SHOUTS & MURMURS

Monkey Do

by Yoni Brenner
The first evidence of
cognitive dissonance
in monkeys.

AUDIO

The Election Online

with Ken Auletta
A panel featuring Arianna Huffington, Mark McKinnon, and Peter Daou.

COMMENT

Follow the Leaders

by Hendrik Hertzberg
American allies and the Middle East.
PHOTOGRAPH: MARY ELLEN MARK
PROFILES: The Humbling of Eliot Spitzer, by Nick Paumgarten
Before his first year in office, Eliot Spitzer was a populist avenger, a media darling, a rising Democratic star, a progressive’s Rudy Giuliani, a panacea-in-waiting, a front-runner in the first-Jewish-President race. Somehow, he’s become an unpopular governor careering from mess to mess…

FICTION

Found Objects

by Jennifer Egan
Sasha never took anything from stores. Only from people.

A CRITIC AT LARGE

Woke Up This Morning

by Louis Menand
Why do we read diaries?

THE CURRENT CINEMA

Conflicting Stories

by Anthony Lane
“Atonement.”

SLEEPERS

Young Fogy

by Lauren Collins
A trendy new Latin
book.

AUDIO

The Campaign Trail

with Hendrik Hertzberg
Mike Huckabee’s humor, and criticisms of Hillary Clinton.

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK

In-Between Days

by Vince Aletti
Central European photographers, 1918-45.

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