Sunday, December 18, 2005

I Love [the] New York[er]

Great magazine. Here is a list of what I think are the best articles of the year:

Burkhard Bilger's "The Egg Men" - Egg cooks in Las Vegas

John McPhee's "Out in the Sort" - What you never knew about UPS, the life inside the hub in Louisville.

Elizabeth Kolbert's "The Climate of Man" - Two part article on global warming

Tad Friend's "Secret Agent Man" - A Profile of a non-Hollywood, Hollywood agent

Jerome Groopman's "A Model Patient" Simulation in medical training

Richard Preston's"Capturing the Unicorn" Making a digital copy of a famous tapestry uses lotsa computers and advanced math

Margaret Talbot "Darwin on the Dock" - The newest trial of evolution vs. intelligent design with some colorful characters

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