In this issue:COMMENT´´Test for Liberals´´ by Amy Davidson Sorkin: Al Franken, Roy Moore, and a test for the Democratic Party.THE SPORTING SCENE´´Confidence Game´´ by Nick Paumgarten: Mikaela Shiffrin seems to be a sure bet to win gold at the next Olympics. But so much could still go wrong.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´The People´s Police´´ by Alexis Okeowo: When the authorities could no longer be trusted, Nestora Salgado organized a citizens´ police force. Did she go too far?ANNALS OF CRIME´´The Serial-Killer Detector´´ by Alec Wilkinson: A former journalist, equipped with an algorithm and the largest collection of murder records in the country, finds patterns in crime. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jaime Renell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/171122de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Into the Storm´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The post-disaster election.IN THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Crossing the Line´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: Rebuilding for climate change.´´Legally Related´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: After the inferno in Rockaway.´´Zone A-Plus´´, by Ben McGrath: Underwater in Red Hook.LETTER FROM CAIRO´´Two Revolutions´´, by Wendell Stevenson: Women in the new Egypt.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Love on the March´´, by Alex Ross: America´s gay-rights journey. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´High Times´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Flight and Skyfall. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/121107de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Working´´, by William Finnegan: The short life of an immigration bill.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Big Weather´´, by Rivka Galchen: The storms of my childhood.´´Emerald City´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson at Google.ANNALS OF ADVENTURE´´The Magic Mountain´´, by Nick Paumgarten: An elite climber and the fight on Everest.PROFILES´´Next Stage´´, by Alex Halberstadt: Kim Gordon’s sonic midlife.ON TELEVISION´´L.A. Confidential´´, by Emily Nussbaum: A review of the HBO movie Behind the Candelabra. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130529de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Today’s Assignment´´ by Louis Menand: Is homework worth it? A CRITIC AT LARGE ´´General Principles´´ by Dexter Filkins: The legacy of David Petraeus. PROFILES ´´Music from the Machine´´ by Alex Wilkinson: Trent Reznor’s industry. SHOUTS AND MURMURS ´´I Love Girl” by Simon Rich: Caveman meets cavegirl. THE THEATRE ´´Sucker Punch” by John Lahr: Reviews of Golden Boy and Glengarry Glen Ross. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Ring Cycle´´ by Anthony Lane: A review of The Hobbit. POETRY ´´Greetings, Friends!” by Ian Frazier: A holiday season shout-out. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/121212de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Perceived Threats´´, by Jelani Cobb: Trayvon Martin and the N.R.A.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Kayaktivist´´, by Nick Paumgarten: A battle over ferry noises in Battery Park City.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´E.Book vs. P.Book´´, by James Surowiecki: The demise of Nook and the future of Barnes & Noble.ANNALS OF MEDICINE´´Slow Ideas´´, by Atul Gawande: Why innovations don’t always catch on.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Othello’s Daughter´´, by Alex Ross: A forgotten American stage family.THE ART WORLD´´House Philosopher´´, by Peter Schjeldahl: Thomas Hirschhorn’s Gramsci Monument.POP MUSIC´´Summerstage´´, by Sasha Frere-Jones: The European festival circuit.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Timely Projects´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Fruitvale Station and Blue Jasmine. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130724de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Writing and Winning´´, by Adam Gopnik: The Nobel Prize in Literature. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Soul Sisters´´, by John Seabrook: Mavis Staples returns to her gospel roots.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´The Next Level´´, by James Surowiecki: The failure of ´´category killer´´ chain stores to adapt to Internet commerce.THE POLITICAL SCENE´´Confounding Fathers´´, by Sean Wilentz: The Tea Party’s Cold War roots.LETTER FROM TIJUANA´´In the Name of the Law´´, by William Finnegan: A police chief takes on the cartels and corrupt cops. MUSICAL EVENTS´´The Depths´´, by Alex Ross: A review of ´´Das Rheingold´´ at the Metropolitan Opera.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Hearing Things´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Hereafter and Inside Job. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/101013de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Random Shots´´ by Jelani Cobb: The congressional battle over guns. BREAKUP DEPT. ´´E. U. Later´´ by Anthony Lane: The U.K.´s decision to leave the E.U. and the voting patterns that produced it. AMERICAN CHRONICLES ´´How to Steal an Election´´ by Jill Lepore: The crazy history of nominating Conventions. PROFILES ´´Swimming with Sharks´´ by Rebecca Mead: Loïc Gouzer has made millions for Christie´s by subjecting it to greater risk. A CRITIC AT LARGE ´´The Sound of Hate´´ by Alex Ross: When does music become torture? THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Old Enemies´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Independence Day: Resurgence and Our Kind of Traitor. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/160629de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT´´No More Late Nights´´, by Emily Nussbaum: Jon Stewart is stepping down from The Daily Show.PROFILES´´The Shape of Things to Come´´, by Ian Parker: Jonathan Ive and the sensibility that shaped the Apple Watch. MUSICAL EVENTS´´Wizards of Sound´´, by Alex Ross: Meyer Sound´s audio systems are becoming a fixture of the classical world and transforming the concert experience. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´No Pain, No Gain´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Fifty Shades of Grey. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150218de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Higher Authorities´´, by Margaret Talbot: A scandal threatens to overshadow the Pope’s final days.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Fussbudget Verite´´, by Tad Friend: Alex Karpovsky, grumpy actor and filmmaker.PROFILES´´Heavyweight´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: How Ruth Bader Ginsburg has moved the Supreme Court.ANNALS OF MUSIC´´Jazz Hands´´, by Alec Wilkinson: How Jason Moran bends the rules.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Crafting Projects for Sociopaths´´, by Paul Simms.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Mad About You´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Stoker and Beyond the Hills. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130306de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Perry’s Good Idea´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Farewell to a presidential contender. ANNALS OF IDEAS´´Groupthink´´, by Jonah Lehrer: The science of the team effort.OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS´´The Ring and the Bar´´, by Nick Paumgarten: A heavyweight storyteller remembers. A CRITIC AT LARGE´´The Caging of America´´, by Adam Gopnik: Why are we locking up so many people?THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Flesh and Fantasy´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Crazy Horse, Contraband, and Haywire. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120125de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.