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Goings On About Town: This Week
Tables for Two: Evelia’s Tamales Restaurant • 96-09 Northern Blvd., Queens
Comment: The Court v. the Court
Signage Dept.: Cartelismo
Hoopla Dept.: Socialist Party
Personal History: Mixeded • A son’s story.
Fiction: Call Me Ishmael
Road Trips: Mine Field
Profiles The First Rule Is Not to Lie • Emmanuel Carrère’s bracingly personal reportage confounds France’s literary establishment.
Poem: The Dead
Road Trips: Wide World of Disney
Fiction: A King Alone
Road Trips: In the Beforetime
Poem: A Theory of Human Origin
Road Trips: Night Driving
Fiction: Peking Duck
Books: A Prison of One’s Own • The confrontations of Jean Rhys.
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: Bodies Politic • How Cristina Rivera Garza’s fiction reconceives desire.
Books: A Rower on the Open Sea • The rediscovery of Halldór Laxness.
The Art World: Modern Lore • Oscar Howe at the National Museum of the American Indian.
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: Reading Aloud • A themed crossword.