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The New Yorker Archives
By Naomi Bliven
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    Total Archives: 81 Years, 2,910 Issues, 43,563 Articles, 369,246pp
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      Tragedy in Dedham, by Francis Russell
      1. Tragedy in Dedham by Francis Russell
      The New Yorker
      , December 8, 1962, pp. 235-242
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      The Mask of Command, by John Keegan
      1. The Mask of Command by John Keegan
      The New Yorker
      , January 18, 1988, pp. 89-91
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      Flight Into Egypt, by Amos Elon
      1. Flight Into Egypt by Amos Elon
      The New Yorker
      , March 30, 1981, pp. 108-111
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      The Manuscripts of Pauline Archange, by Marie-Claire Blais
      1. The Manuscripts of Pauline Archange by Marie-Claire Blais
      2. Maltaverne by Francois Mauriac
      The New Yorker
      , September 26, 1970, pp. 138-141
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      Cocteau: A Biography, by Francis Steegmuller
      1. Cocteau: A Biography by Francis Steegmuller
      The New Yorker
      , March 13, 1971, pp. 130-133
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      A Very Thin Line, by Theodore Draper
      1. A Very Thin Line by Theodore Draper
      2. Keepers of the Keys by John Prados
      The New Yorker
      , June 17, 1991, pp. 113-118
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      Nicholas and Alexandra, by Robert K. Massie
      1. Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. Massie
      The New Yorker
      , March 23, 1968, pp. 152-156
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      A History of Toys, by Antonia Fraser
      1. A History of Toys by Antonia Fraser
      The New Yorker
      , December 3, 1966, pp. 233-240
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      The Moral Essays, by Giacomo Leopardi
      1. The Moral Essays by Giacomo Leopardi
      The New Yorker
      , October 24, 1983, pp. 158-161
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      The American Challenge, by Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber
      1. The American Challenge by Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber
      The New Yorker
      , November 23, 1968, pp. 240-247
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      Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911-45, by Barbara W. Tuchman
      1. Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911-45 by Barbara W. Tuchman
      The New Yorker
      , May 15, 1971, pp. 141-145
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      Nino: Child of the Mexican Revolution, by Andres Iduarte
      1. Nino: Child of the Mexican Revolution by Andres Iduarte
      The New Yorker
      , July 17, 1971, pp. 85-86
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      Why Can't They Be Like Us?, by Andrew M. Greeley
      1. Why Can't They Be Like Us? by Andrew M. Greeley
      The New Yorker
      , November 20, 1971, pp. 225-228
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      In the Twenties, by Harry Kessler
      1. In the Twenties by Harry Kessler
      The New Yorker
      , January 15, 1972, pp. 87-90
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      In the Name of Profit, by Robert L. Heilbroner
      1. In the Name of Profit by Robert L. Heilbroner
      2. Wake Up Dead Man by Bruce Jackson
      The New Yorker
      , July 8, 1972, p. 73
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      Chance and Necessity, by Jacques Monod
      1. Chance and Necessity by Jacques Monod
      2. The Roots of Coincidence by Arthur Koestler
      The New Yorker
      , August 12, 1972, pp. 75-76
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      Economics and the Public Purpose, by John Kenneth Galbraith
      1. Economics and the Public Purpose by John Kenneth Galbraith
      2. Against the Stream by Gunnar Myrdal
      The New Yorker
      , December 31, 1973, pp. 57-58
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      The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II, by Fernand Braudel
      1. The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II by Fernand Braudel
      The New Yorker
      , April 1, 1974, pp. 118-121
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      Coping, by Daniel P. Moynihan
      1. Coping by Daniel P. Moynihan
      The New Yorker
      , April 22, 1974, pp. 151-152
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      Talleyrand: The Art of Survival, by Jean Orieux
      1. Talleyrand: The Art of Survival by Jean Orieux
      The New Yorker
      , May 20, 1974, pp. 146-149