The Week Magazine – April 30 2009

This weeks issue of The Week magazine has arrived in mailboxes. Features this week include: Does Goldman have too much power? Obama’s overture in Latin America. A historic shift on CO2. Lawmaker embroiled in spy case.


Author of the week: Bret Easton Ellis
As They See ’Em: A Fan’s Travels in the Land of Umpires by Bruce Weber
Book of the week: Crazy Love by Leslie Morgan Steiner
Novel of the week: Wetlands by Charlotte Roche

The Felice Brothers: Yonder Is the Clock
The Juan MacLean: The Future Will Come
Metric: Fantasies

Every Little Step
State of Play
Is Anybody There?
New on DVD
People and Gossip

Gossip: Ashton Kutcher
Gossip: Bill Murray
Gossip: Jackie Chan
Gossip: Madonna
The Central Park jogger, 20 years later
The keeper of the Hubble
Suzy Welch’s fateful encounter

New cars: 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series
The best … inexpensive netbooks
Tip of the week: What to tip when traveling
Best websites with solutions for ailing iPods
For those who have everything: DriveCam

This week’s travel dream: California’s ‘utopia by the sea’
Getting the flavor of … Wisconsin’s pleasant peninsula, and more
Last-minute travel deals
Hotel of the week: Andaz West Hollywood
Book List

Best books … chosen by Leslie Cockburn

Stage: Ghostwritten
The week’s other opening: Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

Exhibit of the week: Into the Sunset: Photography’s Image of the American West
The Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan
Where to buy … Pen to Press/Paint to Print

Movies on TV this week
The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching
Show of the week: Cry for Help

Issue of the week: Does Goldman have too much power?

Business columns: Crying crocodile tears over charity
Business columns: Think locally, advertise carefully
Making Money

Stocks: Is ‘buy and hold’ holding you back?
What the experts say
Main Stories

Obama’s overture to Latin America
News & Opinion

Main Stories
Obama’s overture to Latin America
Main Stories

A historic shift on CO2
Lawmaker embroiled in spy case

‘Torture memos’: What do they really reveal?
Best Columns – US

Should Texas secede from the Union?
Treating autism with attention
Big Brother at the traffic intersection
Quote of the week: Meghan Daum
Best Columns – Europe

Italy: Where parking is literally to die for
Germany: A musical symbol of reunification
U.N. anti-racism conference: To boycott or not to boycott?
Best Columns – International

North Korea: Buying yachts while the people starve
Canada: When green power is not so green
Talking Points

Tea parties: A true expression of discontent?
Surveillance: The conservative backlash
Susan Boyle: The homely nightingale
Obesity: Can you be too fat to fly?

The Twitter revolution
How They See Us

Obama reaches out to Cuba, Venezuela

The Ivory Snow model who became a porn star
The British bon vivant who was a major crank
The scholar who pioneered ‘queer theory’
Health and Science

Health & Science
Health scare of the week: Veggies + smoking = cancer
Boring but Important

New stem-cell research rules, and more
Only in America

Soccer coach penalizes parents, and more
Good Week – Bad Week

Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg, and more

Mississippi woman survives shot through the head

No profits for YouTube, and more

What Next? Contest: Tax Code – May 1, 2009
Crossword – May 1, 2009
Crossword solution – May 1, 2009
Sudoku – May 1, 2009
Sudoku solution – May 1, 2009

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