In this issue:COMMENT´´Kennedy Care´´, by Nicholas Lemann: Ted Kennedy´s great cause.LETTER FROM CANADA´´The Return of the Native´´, by Adam Gopnik: A man of letters becomes a man of action.LITERARY LIVES ´´Me, Myself and I´´, by Jane Kramer: The essays of Michel de Montaigne.BOOKS´´Bootylicious´´, by Caleb Crain: The economics of pirate ships.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Out of the Shadows´´, by David Denby: Reviews of American Casino and The Most Dangerous Man in America. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090902de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Who Are the Rebels?´´, by Jon Lee Anderson: A report from Libya´s front lines.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Good Morning, Baghdad´´, by Lillian Ross: Robin Williams brings the Iraq war to Broadway.ONLINE CHRONICLES´´Net Impact´´, by Julia Ioffe: A crusade against Russian corruption. LETTER FROM TUNIS´´The Casbah Coalition´´, by Steve Coll: Tunisia´s second revolution.BOOKS´´Get Smart´´, by Adam Gopnik: How smart are computers really?THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Time Bomb´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of In a Better World and Super. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110330de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Take It to the Limit´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Obama and the battle of the amendments.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Down in the Basement´´, by Nick Paumgarten: Spelunking the trunk rooms under Stuyvesant Town.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Getting bin Laden´´, by Nicholas Schmidle: Inside the rain in Abbottabad. PERSONAL HISTORY´´Dog Story´´, by Adam Gopnik: How the wolf became a pet. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Distant Shores´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Future, Another Earth, and Cowboys & Aliens. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110803de/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. 1. 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 ´´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. 1. 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 ´´Misdiagnosing a Crisis´´ by Amy Davidson Sorkin: On the campaign trail, he promised to solve the epidemic. But his actions in office have been at odds with the goal of taking it seriously. A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´No Questions Asked´´ by Adam Davidson: Trump´s firm barely vetted its foreign partners. Was this a lapse—or a strategy? ANNALS OF AGRICULTURE ´´Strawberry Valley´´ by Dana Goodyear: How Driscoll´s became the Apple of the berry business. A CRITIC AT LARGE ´´Out of Action´´ by Nathan Heller: We turn out in the streets and nothing seems to happen. Maybe we’re doing it wrong. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Desperadoes´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Good Time and Nocturama. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170816de/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. 1. 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´´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. 1. 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´´What Do You Call It?´´, by Rebecca Mead: The first decade of the twenty-first century. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Airplane 3´´, by Marshall Heyman: The comedy troupe Second City reunites.´´Cape Crusader´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: One of the world´s most respected matador tailors. PROFILES´´Food Fighter´´ by Nick Paumgarten: John Mackey, co-founder and chief executive of Whole Foods Market.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Van Gogh´s Ear´´, by Adam Gopnik: The Christmas Eve that changed modern art. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Going Native´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Avatar and Sherlock Holmes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/091230de/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. 1. 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.