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/150114/pe_nyer_150114_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/110622/pe_nyer_110622_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/150204/pe_nyer_150204_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/170913/pe_nyer_170913_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/101006/pe_nyer_101006_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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/081217/pe_nyer_081217_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/060322/pe_nyer_060322_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This interview was recorded live at the 2006 New Yorker Festival in New York City.Calvin Trillin has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1963, the year the magazine published ´´An Education in Georgia´´, his account of the desegregation of the University of Georgia. His work for the magazine ranges from comic verse and ´´Casuals´´ to a wide variety of nonfiction. He is the author of 24 books, including About Alice, which comes out in December 2006.Mark Singer has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1974. His books include Funny Money, which first appeared in the magazine in serialized form, and three collections of his New Yorker pieces. His collection Character Studies: Encounters with the Curiously Obsessed came out in 2005. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Singer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/nyev/000060/sp_nyev_000060_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/060830/pe_nyer_060830_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/061108/pe_nyer_061108_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.