Slate's Slide Show of the Week.

Slate's Slide Show of the Week.

Slate's Slide Show of the Week.

June 21 2006 12:56 PM

Borough Building

Jonathan Lethem questions the wisdom of the Atlantic Yards plan.

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Brooklyn's Trojan Horse An open letter to Frank Gehry about the architect's plan for downtown Brookyn. By Jonathan Lethem Click here to read a slide-show essay about the Atlantic Yards project.

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Healthier by Design A new charitable trust asks whether good architecture can help cancer patients. By Witold Rybczynski Click here to read a slide-show essay about Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres.

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The Incredibles How Pixar's animated films became the best literature around. By Lee Siegel Click here to see a slide-show essay on Pixar.

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The Pulp Canon Lurid new covers for The Iliad, Little Women, and other classics. Click here to see a slide show of pulp covers for classic books.

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The Roma Gypsies A portfolio by Andrew Miksys, Slate's artist of the month. By Andrei Codrescu Click here to see a slide show of photographs by Andrew Miksys.

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Spawn of Frankenstein Mad scientists in the movies. By Christopher Frayling Click here to see a slide show about mad scientists in the movies.

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Milk Me Is the breast pump the new BlackBerry? By Emily Bazelon Click here to see a slide show about the history of the breast pump.

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Up, Up, and Away The new skyscraper, in all its guises. By Witold Rybczynski Click here to read a slide-show essay about the golden age of the skyscraper.

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On Patrol With the Minutemen Volunteers monitor U.S. borders. By Judd Slivka Click here to read a slide-show dispatch about border patrol.

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David Hockney Is Afraid To Be Alone
The shallow lyricism of one of America's favorite painters. By Lee Siegel Click here to read a slide-show essay about David Hockney's portraits.