josh (joshc) wrote,

reading material

In the current issue of the New Yorker, "Running on Instinct," an exceptional 14,500-word profile of Howard Dean. Mark Singer's portrait provides insight about Dean's family, his time at Yale, his political life in Vermont, the growth of the campaign from upstart to attacked front runner.

I haven't read a more complete biography -- get it now before they change their online content.

Or pick up a copy of the magazine while it's still on newsstands. This week's content is remarkably good: Louis Menand sighs about critics, Malcom Gladwell writes about SUVs and safety, and there's a medical dispatch about polio eradication that I haven't read yet. Good stuff!

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