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The New Yorker Archives
By Terrence Rafferty
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    Total Archives: 81 Years, 2,910 Issues, 43,563 Articles, 369,246pp
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      (2 Reviews)
      The Rules of Attraction, by Bret Easton Ellis
      1. The Rules of Attraction by Bret Easton Ellis
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