The New Yorker Vol 88 No 3 March 2012

6  GOINGS ON ABOUT TOWN
23 THE TALK OF THE TOWN
Hendrik Hertzberg on Santorum’s stand; James Surowiecki on the Jeremy Lin effect

William Finnegan    28  LETTER FROM WISCONSIN
The Storm
A governor’s anti-union crusade backfires
Dan Guterman        35  SHOUTS &  MURMURS
New Optical Illusions
Jonah Lehrer        36  DEPT. OF SCIENCE
Kin and Kind
Evolution and the origins of altruism.
Nick Paumgarten     44  THE WORLD OF POWER
Magic Mountain
Among the great and the good at Davos.
Nicholas Schmidle     54  A REPORTER AT LARGE
Disarming Viktor Bout
A weapons trafficker’s downfall

Alice Munro        66  FICTION
“Haven”

THE CRITICS
Emily Nussbaum        74  ON TELEVISION
“The Good Wife.”
BOOKS
Adam Gopnik        78   What the Book of Revelation really means.
81  Briefly  Noted
Hilton Als                82  THE THEATRE
”Early Plays,” “CQ/CX,” “Rx.”
Peter Schjeldahl    84  THE ART WORLD
Cindy Sherman at MOMA.
David Denby        86  THE CURRENT CINEMA
This Is Not a Film,” “Wanderlust,” “Safe House.”
POEMS
Stephen Dunn         32  “Testimony”
Ellen Bryant Voigt    68  “Storm”

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