The Atlantic 2014 January/february - Surviving Anxiety By Scott Stossel by The Atlantic 2012

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Surviving Anxiety I've tried therapy, drugs, and booze. Here's how I came to terms with the nation's most common mental illness. By SCOTT STOSSEL Performance Anxiety in Great Performers What Hugh Grant, Gandhi, and Thomas Jefferson have in common By SCOTT STOSSEL Jesse Willms, the Dark Lord of the Internet How one of the most notorious alleged hustlers in the history of e-commerce made a fortune on the Web By TAYLOR CLARK Eastport, Maine: The Little Town That Might A fishing community on the country's easternmost edge is an exemplar of American reinvention. By JAMES FALLOWS How to Escape the Community-College Trap More than half of community-college students never earn a degree. Here's how to fix that. By ANN HULBERT The Jewish Mark Twain The writer who inspired Fiddler on the Roof shouldn't be mistaken for a mere spinner of artless folktales. By tWILLIAM DERESIEWICZ TV's Post-Recession Obsession With Stuff What to make of all these reality programs about pawn stores, storage lockers, and hoarders? EntertainmentJAMES PARKER The Elmore Leonard Paradox Why so many screen adaptations of the work of America's most cinematic novelist are so bad-and what makes the exceptions, like TV's Justified, so good By CHRISTOPHER ORR "Mon Dieu, What a Mother!" Marianne Moore's poetic voice was supremely idiosyncratic-and so was her family life. By tMARY JO SALTER The Archaeology of Beer Dogfish Head's ancient, hybrid brews embody a past before ale and wine became separate categories. By WAYNE CURTIS A Brief History of the Mile High Club Air travel hasn't quite lost all its romance. By lMARK GERCHICK

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Published January 1, 2014 by The Atlantic 2012.
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