THE TALK OF THE TOWN
COMMENT/ MONEY, MONEY, MONEY/ Hendrik Hertzberg on what cash canóand canítóbuy a candidate.
EUREKA DEPT./ THE SUICIDE POEM/ Joshua Wolf Shenk reads confessional verse by, perhaps, Abraham Lincoln.
THE ABSENTEE BALLOT/ A DEMOCRATIC IRAQ?/ Ben McGrath on the Donkeys in the Desert.
YOU LOOK MARVELLOUS DEPT./ THE NEW PORTRAIT/ Dana Goodyear on vanity short films.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE/ PERK HOGS/ James Surowiecki on pampered executives.
THREE STORIES/ Alice Munro/ "Chance," "Soon," "Silence"
BOOKS/Ian Buruma/ Lost in Translation/ The two minds of Bernard Lewis.
ON TELEVISION/ Nancy Franklin/ The Uncertainty Principle/ Delivering a verdict on "The Jury."
THE CURRENT CINEMA/ Anthony Lane/ Smorgasbord/ An Ingmar Bergman retrospective.
FROM THE ARCHIVE
PROFILE/ John Lahr/ The Demon-Lover/ Ingmar Bergman on his family secrets and the emergence of psychological cinema./ Issue of 1999-05-31
PERSPECTIVE/ Edmund Morris/ This Living Hand/ Reagan's biographer considers the power of the former President's handwritten letter to the public./ Issue of 1995-01-16