In this issue: COMMENT ´´In with the New´´, by Adam Gopnik: Moving monuments. THE POLITICAL SCENE´´Swamped´´, by Dexter Filkins: Jeb Bush´s fight over the Everglades. PROFILES´´What Money Can Buy´´, by Larissa MacFarquhar: Darren Walker and the Ford Foundation set out to conquer inequality. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Wilder West´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Hateful Eight and The Revenant. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/151230de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT´´Art and Money´´, by Adam Gopnik: Today´s sky-high auction market.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Journey to Jihad´´, by Ben Taub: Why are teen-agers joining ISIS?PERSONAL HISTORY´´Off Diamond Head´´, by William Finnegan: To be thirteen, with a surfboard, in Hawaii.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Wouldn’t It Be Nice?´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Tomorrowland and Gemma Bovery. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150527de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Birthday Wishes´´ by Jelani Cobb: The holiday will be presided over by a President who scarcely seems to comprehend King´s principles. THE POLITICAL SCENE ´´Surviving Solitary´´ by Rachel Aviv: Albert Woodfox was in isolation longer than any other American. Then he came home. A CRITIC AT LARGE ´´Mixed Up´´ by Adam Gopnik: Montaigne on trial. BOOKS ´´Spielberg at Seventy´´ by David Denby: What he did, and how he did it. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Family Packs´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Founder and The Ardennes. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170111de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´A State Away´´ by Jelani Cobb: Article V allows a method of proposing amendments that cuts Congress out entirely. This partisanship is just what our founders were trying to avoid. A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´Donald Trump´s Worst Deal´´ by Adam Davidson: The President helped build a hotel in Azerbaijan that appears to be a corrupt operation engineered by oligarchs linked to Iran´s Revolutionary Guard. PROFILES ´´Secret Selves´´ by Ariel Levy: Catherine Opie´s photographs expose hidden truths about people and places. POP MUSIC ´´All In´´ by Amanda Petrusich: Maggie Rogers´s collection of influences. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Animal Kingdoms´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Kong: Skull Island and Raw. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170308de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´The Forty-Year Itch´´, by Adam Gopnik: Mad Men and the nostalgia cycle.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Tax Day´´, by Reeves Wiedeman: An accounting community for New York’s married gay couples.´´Prodigy´´, by Christopher Noxon: Flynn McGarry, the thirteen-year-old chef behind Eureka. AMERICAN CHRONICLES´´Battleground America´´, by Jill Lepore: The insanity of our gun laws. PROFILES´´Drawn from Life´´, by Judith Thurman: Alison Bechdel’s home truths. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Jammin’´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Marley and Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120418de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Memorials´´, by Adam Gopnik: Ways of seeing the Civil War.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Fish Story´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: Ted Danson’s bid to save the earth’s oceans.´´Snip”, by Michael Schulman: Vidal Sassoon’s life in hair.LETTER FROM LIBYA´´Sons of the Revolution´´, by Jon Lee Anderson: Civilians on the front lines of battle.LIFE AND LETTERS´´O Pioneer Woman!´´, by Amanda Fortini: A blog on the range.THE THEATRE´´Wild at Heart´´, by John Lahr: Reviews of The House of Blue Leaves, Jerusalem, and The Normal Heart. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110504de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Americanisms´´ by Adam Gopnik: As the President rejects our foundational principles, all we can turn to is our instinct for shared defiance. PROFILES ´´Journeyman´´ by Patrick Radden Keefe: Anthony Bourdain´s moveable feast. BOOKS ´´Not All There´´ by Joyce Carol Oates: The Pulitzer Prize-winning Viet Thanh Nguyen tells stories about people poised between their devastated homeland and their affluent adopted country. ON TELEVISION ´´X Marks the Spot´´ by Emily Nussbaum: Legion provides the backstory of a fringe X-Man who was once deemed too disturbing to be part of the team. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´International Relations´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of A United Kingdom and Land of Mine. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170208de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´The Home Front´´ by Jelani Cobb: President Obama and the war on drugs. AMERICAN CHRONICLES ´´A Darker Presence´´ by Vinson Cunningham: A museum of African-American history finally comes to the Mall. A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´The Moscow Laundromat´´ by Ed Caesar: How Deutsche Bank helped Russians spirit billions out of the country. BOOKS ´´Kill Box´´ by Adam Gopnik: What went wrong at Attica? THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Net Results´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Lo and Behold and Mia Madre. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/160824de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT ´´The Fire This Time´´, by David Remnick: The strained relationship between the Mayor and the N.Y.P.D. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´New Threads´´, by Michael Schulman: A project aimed at helping female singers dress appropriately.ANNALS OF EDUCATION ´´The Talking Cure´´, by Margaret Talbot: The mayor of Providence is trying to close the ´´word gap.´´ PARIS JOURNAL ´´The Outside Game´´, by Adam Gopnik: The sociologist Howard Becker studies the conventions of the unconventional. BOOKS ´´The Bill´´, by Malcolm Gladwell: Steven Brill and how health-care reform went wrong. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Dirty Oil´´, by David Denby: A review of A Most Violent Year. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150107de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Eight was Enough´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Who really won in Iowa?THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Bombs Away”, by Andrew Marantz: Rick Santorum, Dan Savage, and Google.ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY´´Streaming Dreams”, by John Seabrook: YouTube takes on traditional television. PROFILES´´Writing the Revolution´´, by Wendell Stevenson: The novelist of Tahrir Square.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Inquiring Minds´´, by Adam Gopnik: The unexpected Spanish Inquisition.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Lost Love´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and We Bought a Zoo. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120111de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.