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. 1. 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 ´´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 . 1. 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. 1. 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´´All Alike´´, by Adam Gopnik: The truth about snowflakes.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Four Hundred Dresses´´, by Gay Talese: What Elaine Kaufman left behind.LETTER FROM ROME´´God´s Librarians´´, by Daniel Mendelsohn: Inside the Vatican Library´s restoration. ANNALS OF LAW´´Casualties of Justice´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: Two investigations and a suicide. FICTION´´Getting Closer´´, by Steve Millhauser.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Couple Trouble´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Blue Valentine, Rabbit Hole, and How Do You Know. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/101229de/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. 1. 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 . 1. 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. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/101103de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This issue contains six articles:COMMENT´´On Trial´´ by Orhan Pamuk: The Turkish writer contemplates the charges against him.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Cyber City´´ by Daniel Radosh: Touring a new video game´s virtual Manhattan. HEADLINES´´The Baghdad Daily Bugle´´ by Bruce McCall. Good news from Iraq.ANNALS OF COMMUNICATIONS ´´The Inheritance´´ by Ken Auletta: Can Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., save the Times and himself?LIFE AND LETTERS´´Becoming Mary Poppins´´ by Caitlin Flanagan: P. L. Travers, Walt Disney, and the making of a myth.THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Beasts and Beauties´´ by David Denby: King Kong and Memoirs of a Geisha. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/051214de/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´´ 1. 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.
There are six articles in the May 1, 2006 issue:COMMENT ´´Rummyache´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: Retired generals call for Rumsfeld´s resignation NOTES OF A GASTRONOME´´Carnal Knowledge´´ by Bill Buford: Lessons from a Tuscan butcher.PERSONAL HISTORY´´Vessels´´ by Daniel Raeburn: A daughter stillborn. POP MUSIC´´Making Nice´´ by Sasha Frere-Jones: The Dixie Chicks´ new album, Taking the Long Way.ON TELEVISION´´Home and Away´´ by Nancy Franklin: Playwright David Mamet goes to war with The Unit.THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Last Impressions´´ by David Denby: The first feature film about 9/11, United 93 and the Romanian film, The Death of Mr. Lazarescu. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/060426de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.