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April 20, 2009 Issue

Cover art by: Cover design by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels


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  • Books & the Arts

    Disquieting and Enraptured: On Pierre Bonnard

    Pierre Bonnard's late still lifes, on view at the Met, are lessons in unknowing.

    Barry Schwabsky

  • Warlord Politics

    Andrew Rice The fighting in Congo started as a modern crusade. Five million deaths later, it's clearly about something else.

    Andrew Rice

  • Lonely Blue Boys

    Stuart Klawans Zack Snyder's Watchmen, Tony Gilroy's Duplicity, Greg Mottola's Adventureland.

    Stuart Klawans
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  • Letters


    Is Capitalism Dead or Playing Possum?

    Our March 23 issue, particularly Barbara Ehrenreich and Bill Fletcher Jr.'s foru

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