In this issue:COMMENT´´Appointments´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: How to fill a Senate seat.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Notorious´´, by Ben McGrath: The star of the Notorious B.I.G. movie.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´News You Can Lose´´, by James Surowiecki: The newspaper industry´s uncertain future.FICTION´´Some Woman´´, by Alice Munro.PERSONAL HISTORY´´Dead Man Laughing´´, by Zadie Smith: The things a family found funny.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´A Better Life´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Revolutionary Road, Gran Torino, and The Class. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/081217de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Satire Lives´´ by Adam Gopnik: The massacre in Paris. A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´We Know How You Feel´´ by Raffi Khatchadourian: Computers are learning to read emotion, and the business world can’t wait. ANNALS OF PLAY ´´When I Grow Up´´ by Rebecca Mead: The theme-park chain where children pretend to be adults. DEPT. OF DEVELOPMENT ´´Corruption and Revolt´´ by Patrick Radden Keefe: Does tolerating graft undermine national security? THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Losing Your Way´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Still Alice and Paddington. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150114de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´The Public on the Private´´ by Margaret Talbot: Why Rep. Anthony Weiner resigned. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Anyone? Anyone?´´ by Nick Paumgarten: America gets its report card. ´´Lumia´´ by Gregory Zinman: An artwork´s cameo in Terrence Malick´s The Tree of Life. ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS ´´Alice´s Wonderland´´ by Rebecca Mead: A Wal-Mart heiress builds a museum. FICTION ´´Gravel´´ by Alice Munro. POP MUSIC ´´Show Runners´´ by Sasha Frere-Jones: New music by Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, and Adele. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Anything Goes´´ by David Denby: How summer went digital. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110622de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Broken Dreams´´ by William Finnegan: Is ending Daca the worst decision Trump has made? LETTER FROM PYONGYANG ´´On the Brink´´ by Evan Osnos: On the ground in Pyongyang: Could Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump goad each other into a devastating confrontation? ANNALS OF PSYCHOLOGY ´´Accidental Killers´´ by Alice Gregory: How do you live after unintentionally causing a death? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170913de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT ´´God and the G.O.P.´´, by Amy Davidson: Mitt Romney, Pope Francis, Republicans, and what religion means for 2016. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Door to Door´´, by Andrew Marantz: An architect is designing a line of artisanal, 3-D-printed mezuzahs.DEPT. OF TECHNOLOGY ´´R U There?´´, by Alice Gregory: A new counselling service that harnesses the power of texting to help depressed and suicidal teens. ANNALS OF MEDICINE ´´The Trip Treatment´´, by Michael Pollan: Research into psychedelics, which was shut down for decades, is now yielding exciting results. BOOKS ´´Don’t Be Like That´´, by Kelefa Sanneh: A review of Orlando Patterson´s book The Cultural Matrix. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150204de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Behind Closed Doors´´, by Steve Coll: Bob Woodward and Obama´s Wars. ANNALS OF BUSINESS´´Talent Grab´´, by Malcolm Gladwell: Why do we pay our stars so much money?SOMETHING BORROWED´´Hissing of Summer Lawns´´, by Jonathan Frazen: The author recalls staying in the houses of friends when he had no money.LETTER FROM BUFFALO´´Pay Up´´, by Jake Halpern: A debt collector struggles to stay out of debt.SOMETHING BORROWED´´Sweet Charity´´, by Zadie Smith: The author recalls lending money to a childhood friend. FICTION´´Corrie´´, by Alice Munro. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/101006de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are five articles in the March 27, 2006 issue:COMMENT ´´Disarray This´´ by Hendrick Hertzberg: What´s really going on in the Democratic camp. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Launching Mr. Whitehouse´´ by Ben McGrath: A political fundraiser at the Scorsese home. PERSONAL HISTORY´´Alice, Off the Page´´ by Calvin Trillin: A married life. ON TELEVISION´´Triple Threat´´ by Nancy Franklin: HBO´s new original series, Big Love.THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Unsocial Studies´´ by Anthony Lane: The new Spike Lee film, Inside Man and the Belgian film, ´´L´Enfant.´´ 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/060322de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are five articles in the September 5, 2006, Education issue:COMMENT ´´No Mercy´´ by Malcolm Gladwell: Are zero-tolerance policies taking things too far?IN THE KITCHEN´´The Lunchroom Rebellion´´ by Burkhard Bilger: Ann Cooper´s bid to improve school food.OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS´´Deerfield in the Desert´´ by Nick Paumgarten: A prep school goes to the Middle East. ON TELEVISION´´Hot Properties´´ by Tad Friend: Deals falling through in the Valley and on the Hill.POP MUSIC´´Sex Symbols´´ by Sasha Frere-Jones: New albums by Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/060830de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are eight articles in the November 13, 2006 issue:COMMENT ´´High Costs´´ by John Cassidy: The economics of global warming. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Wanted: S.W.F., Loves Keef´´ by Shauna Lyon: How a front-row fan is cast. ´´Bella vs. Betty´´ by Kate Julian: An old feminist rivalry is laid to rest.LIFE AND LETTERS´´Strangers in Paradise´´ by Janet Malcolm: Saving Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Downpaging´´ by Ian Frazier: Some tips on how to curb that nasty hardcover habit. FICTION´´Greensleeves´´ by Helen Simpson: A woman keeps a secret.BOOKS´´Proud Flesh´´ by Rebecca Mead: The cult of cosmetic surgery.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Prettier Pictures´´ by David Denby: Nicole Kidman portrays photographer Diane Arbus in Fur and Russell Crowe spends time in Provence in A Good Year. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/061108de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are seven articles in the September 11, 2006 issue:COMMENT ´´Lost Love´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: How the U.S. squandered post-9/11 support.TALK OF THE TOWN´´Pipe Cleaner´´ by Joshua Hersh: A pipe organ damaged on 9/11 gets a cleaning. THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Osama´s Bank Account´´ by Steve Coll: Tracking terrorist financing. DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT´´Junior´´ by Jane Mayer: The clandestine life of America´s top Al Qaeda informant.ANNALS OF TERRORISM´´The Master Plan´´ by Lawrence Wright: The next stage of jihad. BOOKS´´Heaven´s Gate´´ by Joan Acocella: Irish prayers in Alice McDermott´s After This.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Supermen´´ by Anthony Lane: Real tinsel town intrigue in Hollywoodland and the films of Kenji Mizoguchi. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/060906de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.