Summary

In this issue:
COMMENT
"Some Nukes" by Hendrik Hertzberg: The comeback of nuclear power?
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Cruise Control" by Ben McGrath: At home with an ocean liner expert.
PROFILES
"After Stevens" by Jeffrey Toobin: The Supreme Court's liberal leader.
BOOKS
"Everybody Have Fun" by Elizabeth Kolbert: What can policymakers learn from happiness research?
THE SPORTING SCENE
"Pioneer" by John McPhee: A lacrosse coach's westward turn.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Don't Ask Me" by Paul Rudnick: And don't tell, either.
POP MUSIC
"The Long War" by Sasha Frere-Jones: Sade soldiers on.
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