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July 8, 2002
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Dept. of Corrections
Here Comes the Neighborhood
By Nick Paumgarten
Chianti Postcard
A Verrazzano Tribute
By Douglas Preston
U.S. Journal
The Death Beat
What happens when a bunch of obituary writers get together.
By Mark Singer
Annals of Crime
The Trenchcoat Robbers
By Alex Kotlowitz
Profiles
The Reluctant Memorialist
By Louis Menand
Poems
Lake Como
By Nicholas Christopher
Poems
Ecorse Days
By Philip Levine
Briefly Noted
A Short History of the Shadow
by Charles Wright (Farrar, Straus & Giroux; $20)
Briefly Noted
A Big Life in Advertising
by Mary Wells Lawrence (Knopf; $26)
Briefly Noted
A Life's Work
by Rachel Cusk (Picador; $22)
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