Battling Repression

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In our regular Underreported feature, we’ll look at the state of gay rights in the Middle East. Then, Ben Greenman tells us about remixing his short story collection into a new novel: Superworse. Frank Deford revisits baseball in the 1900s with The Old Ball Game. And Steven Levitt uses economics to answer unconventional questions about everyday life in Freakonomics.