In this issue: COMMENT ´´Reversal of Justice´´ by Jelani Cobb: Will Jeff Sessions police the police? ANNALS OF GASTRONOMY ´´High Cuisine´´ by Lizzie Widdicombe: Introducing foodies to cannabis. PERSONAL HISTORY ´´An Odyssey´´ by Daniel Mendelsohn: A father and son go in search of an epic. BOOKS ´´A Little Stranger´´ by Laura Miller: Jeff VanderMeer´s postapocalyptic Borne. POP MUSIC ´´Praise Songs´´ by Hua Hsu: Alice Coltrane in Sanskrit. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Poetic License´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of A Quiet Passion and The Fate of the Furious . Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170419de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Rough Forecasts´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: Climate-change advice.THE POLITICAL SCENE´´Crossing Christie´´, by Ryan Lizza: Will the Governor’s political style be his undoing? THE ANCIENT WORLD´´Deep Frieze´´, by Daniel Mendelsohn: The mystery of the Parthenon. THE THEATRE´´Free Man of Color´´, by Hilton Als: Broadway’s revival of A Raisin in the Sun. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´After Darkness´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Only Lovers Left Alive and Joe. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/140409de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Girls Will be Girls´´, by Margaret Talbot: Different takes on the sexual revolution.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Crystal Ball´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: Peri Lyons looks into the Romney’s campaign’s future. THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Club Med´´, by James Surowiecki: The rise of medical tourism.POPULAR CHRONICLES´´Unsinkable´´, by Daniel Mendelsohn: The Titanic as myth. LETTER FROM POREC´´The British Invasion´´, by Lauren Collins: A Croatian resort prepares for partyers. BOOKS´´The Disconnect´´, by Nathan Heller: How to be alone. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Learning on the Job´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Footnote and Monsieur Lazhar. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120411de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT ´´Base Appeals´´, by David Remnick: The Israeli Prime Minister has adopted Richard Nixon´s Southern strategy. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Ninth Avenue Reverie´´, Oliver Sacks: Botany, the Amazon, and lemurs.LETTER FROM VIETNAM ´´The Scene of the Crime´´, by Seymour M. Hersh: A reporter’s journey to My Lai and the secrets of the past. PROFILES ´´Life Lines´´, by Daniel Zalewski: For an artist with amnesia, the world takes place through her pencil. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Running Free´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of While We’re Young and White God. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150325de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´The Name of the Game´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Who hates soccer?THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Acts of God´´, by Nick Paumgarten: Falling tree limbs, oil spills: Who’s to blame? ´´Francophrenia´´, by Dana Goodyear: General Hospital meets performance art.LETTER FOM YANJI´´Nothing Left´´, by Barbara Demick: Is North Korea finally facing collapse?THE SPORTING SCENE´´The Undead´´, by Ben McGrath: Big Papi´s late innings. BOOKS´´Marriage à la Möbius´´, by Daniel Mendelsohn: A début novel examines the dark side of matrimony.THE THEATRE´´Underdogs´´, by Hilton Als: Victims of prejudice in Merchant of Venice and On the Levee.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Wives’ Tales´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Kids Are All Right and Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Inferno . Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100707de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Leaks´´, by Steve Coll: The ethics of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Them Thar Vaults´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: As gold spikes, where will New Yorkers store theirs? THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Back-Office Blues´´, by James Surowiecki: How bad is Foreclosuregate?LIFE AND LETTERS´´Color Vision´´, by Hilton Als: Ntozake Shange’s outspoken art.THE SPORTING SCENE´´The Perfect Stride´´, by Jennifer Kahn: Can Alberto Salazar straighten out American distance running? BOOKS´´Cancer World´´, by Steven Shapin: The making of a modern disease.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Hard Lessons´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Fair Game and 127 Hours. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/101103de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue, stories by Orange Prize winner Zadie Smith, Plimpton Prize winner Ottessa Moshfegh, and J. D. Daniels; an essay by Pulitzer Prize finalist Andrea Barrett; and poetry by United States Poet Laureate Charles Simic, Whiting Writers´ Award winner Thomas Sayers Ellis, and Rowan Ricardo Phillips. Language: English. Narrator: Jill Melancon, Steve Coulter. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/peri/000077de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Table of ContentsFictionApril Ayers Lawson, ´´Virgin´´PoetryCarol Muske-Dukes, ´´Condolence Note: Los Angeles´´Frederick Seidel, ´´Five Poems´´EssayJohn Jeremiah Sullivan, ´´Mr. Lytle: An Essay´´PoetryCharles Harper Webb, ´´Sand Fish´´FictionSam Lipsyte, ´´The Worm in Philly´´PoetryMark Ford, ´´Four Poems´´FictionLydia Davis, ´´Ten Stories from Flaubert´´PoetryGiacomo Leopardi, ´´Two Poems´´John Tranter, ´´Four Poems After Baudelaire´´Dorothea Lasky, ´´It´s a Lonely World´´Daniel Bosch, ´´Solutions to Autumn´´DispatchJ.D. Daniels, ´´Letter from Cambridge´´ Language: English. Narrator: Steve Coulter, Jill Melancon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/peri/000005de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This master class in editing was recorded live at the 2006 New Yorker Festival in New York City.Roger Angell has been a contributor to The New Yorker since 1944 and a fiction editor since 1956. His many books include The Summer Game and Late Innings, and an autobiography, Let Me Finish.Dorothy Wickenden is the executive editor of The New Yorker.Daniel Zalewski is the features editor at The New Yorker. Language: English. Narrator: Roger Angell, Dorothy Wickenden, Daniel Zalewski. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/nyev/000064de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT´´The Deal´´, by Steve Coll: The Iran nuclear deal. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´The Right Poem´´, by Daniel Mendelsohn: Things get obscurred when a journalist uses ancient Athens and the Peloponnesian War to explain Tsipras´s Greece. ´´Shelling Up´´, by Tad Friend: To prepare for his role in Southpaw an actor trained at the Church Street Boxing Gym. LETTER FROM IRAN´´Tehran´s Promise´´, by Robin Wright: The revolution´s midlife crisis and the nuclear deal. A REPORTER AT LARGE´´American Limbo´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: While politicians block reform, what is happening to immigrant families? BOOKS´´Sweet Home Alabama´´, by Adam Gopnik: Harper Lee´s Go Set a Watchman SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Mitt Romney´s Slumber-Party Diary´´, by Paul Rudnick: The former Presidential candidate is having a slumber party this weekend at his New Hampshire compound. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Small Victories´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Ant Man and The Look of Silence. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150722de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.