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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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