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June 25, 2007 Issue

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  • Books & the Arts

    The Sopranos’ Last Song

    With an ominous sense of foreboding, Tony Soprano takes his last drive down the Jersey Turnpike, after seven seasons and 86 bloody, sexy, curse-ridden episodes.

    Max Fraser

  • Good News From Romania?

    12:08 East of Bucharest is a hilariously bleak film set on the sixteenth anniversary of Romania’s revolution.

    Stuart Klawans

  • There Is No Natural Death

    In the Iliad, there is no natural death–
    everything comes about by intent
    as if the pulse and very breath
    we take were something meant

    Susan Stewart

  • Chinese Mirrors

    China has become like Israel: No matter the party, no matter the leader, the US government will defend its actions.

    Rick Perlstein

  • Farewell, Tony and Carm

    As we begin our final hour with Tony Soprano and his two families, it’s hard not to feel a familiar sense of loss.

    Max Fraser
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