In this issue:COMMENT´´Words of the Year´´ by Louis Menand: The importance of words.LETTER FROM CALIFORNIA´´Exposure´´ by Dana Goodyear: In the wake of scandal, can Hollywood change its ways?PERSONAL HISTORY´´Bodies at Rest and in Motion´´ by Siddhartha Mukherjee: The puzzle was not that my father was dying. It was that he was still alive.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Been There´´ by Louis Menand: The Presidential election of 1968.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Bespoke´´ by Anthony Lane: A review of The Phantom Thread. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jamie Rennel. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/180103de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´The Hillary Hearing´´ by Amy Davidson: Hillary Clinton and the Benghazi hearings. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´A Note to Our Readers´´ by The Editors: The New Yorker Radio Hour. DEPT. OF AQUACULTURE´´A New Leaf´´ by Dana Goodyear: Seaweed could be a miracle food—if we can figure out how to make it taste good. ANNALS OF GASTRONOMY´´Who´s to Judge?´´ by Lauren Collins: How the World´s 50 Best Restaurants are chosen. LETTER FROM OXFORD´´Accounting for Taste´´ by Nicola Twilley: How packaging can make food more flavorful. POP MUSIC´´Growth Spurt´´ by Hua Hsu: Car Seat Headrest and coming of age on Bandcamp. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/151028de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT ´´Search and Rescue´´, by Philip Gourevitch: The Mediterranean migrant crisis. PROFILES ´´The Virtual Candidate´´, by Ryan Lizza: Elizabeth Warren isn´t running, but she´s Hillary Clinton’s biggest Democratic threat.LETTER FROM THE IMPERIAL VALLEY ´´The Dying Sea´´, by Dana Goodyear: What will California sacrifice to survive the drought? BOOKS ´´Fox News´´, by Joan Acochella: What the stories of Reynard tell us about ourselves.THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Fighting On´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Avengers: Age of Ultron and Far from the Madding Crowd. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150429de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: ANNALS OF WILDLIFE ´´Valley Cats´´ by Dana Goodyear: Are Los Angeles´s pumas dangerous predators or celebrity guests? PERSONAL HISTORY ´´Losing Streak´´ by Kathryn Schulz: Over a lifetime, we will lose some 200,000 items apiece, plus money, relationships, elections, loved ones. NEW YORK JOURNAL ´´All Aboard´´ by Nick Paumgarten: The début of New York´s newest train line took place at noon on New Year´s Day - 97 years after it was first conceived. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170215de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Bad Choices´´ by Amy Davidson: Brussels and the G.O.P. OUR FOOTLOOSE CORRESPONDENTS ´´Come to the Fair´´ by Lauren Collins: The food-and-booze fest that is France´s national agricultural exhibition. ANNALS OF ALCOHOL ´´Mezcal Sunrise´´ by Dana Goodyear: Searching for the ultimate artisanal distillate. A CRITIC AT LARGE ´´Soul Survivor´´ by David Remnick: The revival and hidden treasure of Aretha Franklin. BOOKS ´´Blast Radius´´ by Alexandra Schwartz: A novel of terror and its aftermath. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Duels and Rules´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Batman v Superman and Francofonia. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/160330de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´China’s Crisis´´, by Evan Osnos: A family scandal exposes the system.ANNALS OF GASTRONOMY ´´Raw Deal´´, by Dana Goodyear: A major food fight in California. ANNALS OF HIGHER EDUCATION´´Get Rich U.´´, by Ken Auletta: Is Stanford too close to Silicon Valley? BOOKS´´Unreconciled´´, by Philip Gourevitch: A review of Patrick Flanery’s novel, Absolution.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Funny and Funnier´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Bernie, The Three Stooges, and Lockout. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120425de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Brown Baggers´´, by Lauren Collins: Brown-bagging on Fifth Avenue.´´Retrial´´, by Lizzie Widdicomb: Shakespeare´s Shylock gets an appeal.LETTER FROM JAPAN´´I [heart] Novels´´, by Dana Goodyear: Cellular-age literature.FICTION´´Another Manhattan´´, by Donald AntrimON TELEVISION´´Intimate Persuasion´´, by Nancy Franklin: Talk shows from Elvis Costello and William Shatner.POEMS´´Greetings, Friends!´´, by Roger Angell 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/081224de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Eight Days in April´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The nuclear conference.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Channelling Ike´´, by Richard Rayner: Stephen Ambrose’s imagined encounters with Eisenhower. A REPORTER AT LARGE´´A Canterbury Tale´´, by Jane Kramer: The battle within the Church of England to allow women to be bishops.LETTER FROM LOS ANGELES´´Killer Food´´, by Dana Goodyear: Hollywood lines up for bacon, head cheese, and Spam.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Mama´s Gun´´, by Hilton Als: The world of Tyler Perry. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100421de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Mandate with Destiny´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: What Obama won.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Disaster Economics´´, by James Surowiecki: Why the U.S. needs a Delta Plan.ANNALS OF GASTRONOMY´´Toques from Underground´´, by Dana Goodyear: The toughest reservations in L. A. PERSONAL HISTORY´´Sameer and the Samosas´´, by Daniyal Mueenuddin: Tempted by a treat. BOOKS´´Life Lines´´, by Peter Schjeldahl: Deidre Blair’s Saul Steinberg. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Tough Times´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Killing Them Softly and Rust and Bone. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/121128de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´The Party Crashers´´, by Steve Coll: The Tea Party’s revenge. DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE´´Fire-Eaters´´, by Lauren Collins: Searching for the hottest chili pepper.A REPOTER AT LARGE´´Beastly Appetites´´, by Dana Goodyear: The animals we love too much to eat. A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Closer Than That´´, by Adam Gopnik: New perspectives on J.F.K.’s assassination.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Getting Serious´´, by David Denby: A review of Dallas Buyers Club. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/131030de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.