In this issue:COMMENT´´Back on Track´´, by John Cassidy: The battle for jobs. LIFE AND LETTERS´´The King’s Speech´´, by Michael Schulman: A playwright’s take on history.LETTER FROM ISLAMABAD ´´The Journalist and the Spies´´, by Dexter Filkins: A reporter’s death and military secrets. BOOKS´´Novelty Acts´´, by Ariel Levy: Centuries of sexual revolution.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Call the Doctor´´, by David Denby: A review of Contagion. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110914de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Beleaguered League´´ by Ben McGrath: A troublesome month for the NFL. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Chatterbox´´ by Anthony Lane: A particularly challenging performance. A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´The Fight of Their Lives´´ by Dexter Filkins: ISIS, the Kurds, and the future of Iraq. ANNALS OF LAW ´´The Solace of Oblivion´´ by Jeffrey Toobin: The Internet and the right to be forgotten. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Together and Alone´´ by David Denby: Reviews of Pride and Tracks. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/140924de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´In with the New´´, by Adam Gopnik: Moving monuments. THE POLITICAL SCENE´´Swamped´´, by Dexter Filkins: Jeb Bush´s fight over the Everglades. PROFILES´´What Money Can Buy´´, by Larissa MacFarquhar: Darren Walker and the Ford Foundation set out to conquer inequality. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Wilder West´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Hateful Eight and The Revenant. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/151230de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Wider War´´ by Dexter Filkins: The Iraq crisis. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Poll´´ by Ian Frazier: Thoughts on a sports controversy at a Brooklyn powwow. ANNALS OF ENTERPRISE ´´The Disruption Machine´´ by Jill Lepore: Rethinking the innovation craze. SHOUTS & MURMURS ´´Liner Notes´´ by George Saunders: The album that is but never was. ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS ´´The Id Girls´´ by Nick Paumgarten: The new humor of Broad City. POP MUSIC ´´The Skeptic´´ by Sasha Frere-Jones: Chrissie Hynde goes solo. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Limited Partners´´ by David Denby: Reviews of Third Person and 22 Jump Street. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/140618de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Choices at the Top´´ by Dexter Filkins: Maliki, Obama, and Iraq. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Poor, Poor, Pitiful You´´ by Nick Paumgarten: Diving at the World Cup. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Old Bugs´´ by Elizabeth Kolbert: The cockroach genome. THE POLITICAL SCENE ´´The Absolutist´´ by Jeffrey Toobin: Don´t underestimate Ted Cruz. PERSONAL HISTORY ´´Stepping Out´´ by David Sedaris: Living the Fitbit life. ANNALS OF MUSIC ´´Shy and Mighty´´ by John Colapinto: What´s next for the xx? THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Stage to Screen´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of ´´Jersey Boys´´ and ´´Venus in Fur´´. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/140625de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´May Days´´ by Evan Osnos: Turmoil in the White House. DEPT. OF GEOPOLITICS ´´You Say Slovakia´´ by Leo Mirani: The confusion of Slovenia and Slovakia. THE FINANCIAL PAGE ´´Price Fix´´ by Adam Davidson: A bipartisan way to improve medical care. PROFILES ´´The Warrior Monk´´ by Dexter Filkins: James Mattis spent four decades on the front lines. How will he lead the Department of Defense? ANNALS OF GEOLOGY ´´The End of Sand´´ by David Owen: It´s one of our most widely used natural resources, but it´s scarcer than you think. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Monsters´ Ball´´ by Anthony Lane: A review of Alien: Covenant . 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170524de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Today’s Assignment´´ by Louis Menand: Is homework worth it? A CRITIC AT LARGE ´´General Principles´´ by Dexter Filkins: The legacy of David Petraeus. PROFILES ´´Music from the Machine´´ by Alex Wilkinson: Trent Reznor’s industry. SHOUTS AND MURMURS ´´I Love Girl” by Simon Rich: Caveman meets cavegirl. THE THEATRE ´´Sucker Punch” by John Lahr: Reviews of Golden Boy and Glengarry Glen Ross. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Ring Cycle´´ by Anthony Lane: A review of The Hobbit. POETRY ´´Greetings, Friends!” by Ian Frazier: A holiday season shout-out. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/121212de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT´´Homage to Zenobia´´, by Lawrence Wright: Jihadists have captured a city that was once ruled by a strong-willed queen who threatened the power of imperial Rome. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Room with a Boo´´, by Reeves Wiedeman: Brooklyn´s old Caledonian Hospital is now a ritzy apartment complex. Only problem? It may be haunted. A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Death of a Prosecutor´´, by Dexter Filkins: Alberto Nisman accused Iran and Argentina of colluding to bury a terrorist attack. Did it get him killed? ANNALS OF SEISMOLOGY´´The Really Big One´´, by Kathryn Schulz: An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Cold Cases´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Trainwreck and Mr. Holmes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150715de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Judgment Days´´, by David Remnick: The uprising in Egypt.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´China Hands´´, by Gay Talese: Kissinger´s colleagues on Nixon in China. THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Sputnikonomics´´, by James Surowiecki: Should America be funding investments with more debts?LETTER FROM KABUL´´The Afghan Bank Heist´´, by Dexter Filkins: The corruption of Karzai´s officials exposed.DEPT. OF EDUCATION´´The Order of Things´´, by Malcolm Gladwell: The problem with college rankings. POP MUSIC´´Mars Attacks!´´, by Sasha Frere-Jones: Bruno Mars´s global strategy.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Long Time Coming´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Eagle and Into Eternity. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110209de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Mind the Gap´´, by James Surowiecki: Employers are wrong about workers’ skills.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Housing Crisis´´, by Rebecca Mead: A shaky economy cost a time-share mogul his dream-home.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´After America´´, by Dexter Filkins: Will civil war will hit Afghanistan when the U.S. leaves?ANNALS OF SCIENCE´´The Mosquito Solution´´, by Michael Specter: A biotech bid to eradicate dengue.ON TELEVISION´´Black and Blue´´, by Emily Nussbaum: Reviews of Louie and Episodes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120711de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.