Nov 27, 2013

vol 130 No. 24

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Food stamps are efficient, effective and good for the economy. So should we cut them a lot, or just a little?
November 12, 2013

Don Jon is not about a porn addict saved by a good woman. It's about the unhealthy collision of two people who are ready only for broken relationships.
November 19, 2013

Inexhaustible Lewis

"You'll never get to the bottom" of C. S. Lewis, said Tolkien. The books published for the 50th anniversary of Lewis's death reveal the truth of this statement.
November 19, 2013

My True Story, by Aaron Neville

Now in his seventies, Aaron Neville can still locate the incredibly sweet spot between full voice and falsetto. The R&B legend’s singing remains mellow but quietly forceful—as if he could let loose at any moment but chooses not to.
November 20, 2013