In this issue:COMMENT´´Exhillaration´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: The legacy of Hillary Clinton´s presidential campaign.THE POLITICAL SCENE´´One Angry Man´´ by Peter J. Boyer: Is MSNBC´s Keith Olbermann changing TV news?SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Antiheroes´´ by George Saunders: Non-superpowers for the Everyman.ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY´´Hello, HAL´´ by John Seabrook: The battle to make computers understand.BOOKS´´She´s Not Herself´´ by James Wood: Rivka Galchen´s Atmospheric Disturbances, a first novel about marriage and madness.THE CURRENT CINEMA:´´Bulges´´ by David Denby: Reviews of The Incredible Hulk and You Don´t Mess with the Zohan. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/080618/pe_nyer_080618_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Puppetry´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Glenn Beck´s crusade against George Soros. OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS´´Are You the Messiah?´´, by Lauren Collins: Raj Patel gets a following he wasn’t expecting. PERSONAL HISTORY´´The Fun Stuff´´, by James Wood: My life as Keith Moon. BOOKS´´Dead Certain´´, by George Packer: The Presidential memoirs of George W. Bush.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Nutty´´, by Paul Rudnick: Mr. Peanut gets a makeover, a voice and his first sidekick.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Command Performances´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The King’s Speech and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/101124/pe_nyer_101124_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When the News is Bad: Dan George
In this issue:COMMENT´´The Choice´´, by The Editors: The New Yorker´s editors endorse Barack Obama for president.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´The Hardest Vote´´, by George Packer: The disaffection of Ohio´s working class.A CRITIC´S NOTEBOOK´´Verbage´´, by James Wood: The Republican´s word thing.LETTER FROM CRAWFORD´´Exile on Main Street´´, by Pamela Colloff: Quiet times in George Bush´s town.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Good Fights´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Body of Lies and Happy-Go-Lucky. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/081008/pe_nyer_081008_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Official Duties´´ by George Packer: Holding trump accountable. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Embedded´´ by Andrew Marantz: Inside Trump´s surreal press conference. LETTER FROM WASHINGTON ´´General Chaos´´ by Nicholas Schmidle: What Michael Flynn´s downfall reveals about the Trump White House. A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´The Children’s Odyssey´´ by Lauren Collins: Europe is supposed to protect young, unaccompanied refugees. Why is it failing them? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170222/pe_nyer_170222_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Head of the Class´´ by George Packer: Why a celebrity proto-fascist with no impulse control is winning over the white working class. OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS ´´Happy Together´´ by Lizzie Widdicombe: Why give up dorm life? SENSORY STUDIES ´´Feel Me´´ by Adam Gopnik: What the new science of touch says about ourselves. BOOKS ´´Show Them the Money´´ by Louis Menand: Is the sports business a bubble? THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Transformers´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Lobster and Captain America: Civil War. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/160511/pe_nyer_160511_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT´´The Populists´´, by George Packer: Thomas E. Watson, Bernie Sanders, and Donald Trump. LETTER FROM NEW JERSEY´´The Death and Life of Atlantic City´´, by Nick Paumgarten: Inside the multibillion-dollar casino that was supposed to turn things around. LIFE AND LETTERS´´An Exile in the Corn Belt´´, by Ruth Margalit: Israel´s funniest Palestinian writer decamps to the Midwest. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Hostile Territory´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Queen of Earth and The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150902/pe_nyer_150902_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Keeping Secrets´´, by Steve Coll: Hillary Clinton´s e-mail scandal. THE POLITICAL SCENE ´´The Fearful and the Frustrated´´, by Evan Osnos: Donald Trump´s nationalist coalition takes shape – for now. OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS ´´The Other France´´, by George Packer: Are the suburbs of Paris incubators of terrorism? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150826/pe_nyer_150826_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT´´Trapped in Iraq´´, by George Packer: Who are the most vulnerable Iraqis? PROFILES´´The Hand on the Lever´´, by Nicholas Lemann: How Janet Yellen is redefining the Federal Reserve. ANNALS OF EDUCATION´´Wrong Answer´´, by Rachel Aviv: A struggling school made a shocking choice. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Balancing Acts´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Boyhood. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/140716/pe_nyer_140716_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.