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: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 ´´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´´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.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Looking Back´´ by Jeffrey Toobin: Remembering Justice Antonin Scalia. LETTER FROM CHICAGO´´Father Mike´´ by Evan Osnos: A militant white priest fights for his black parishioners on the South Side. ANNALS OF SCIENCE´´The Stress Test´´ by Dana Goodyear: Rivalries, intrigue, and fraud in the world of stem-cell research. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Spellbound´´ by Anthony Lane: A review of The Witch. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/160224de/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´´College Try´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The President´s campus tour.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Engine Trouble´´, by Ben McGrath: A vigilante´s quest against idling vehicles.´´The Wall´´, by John Seabrook: Rock stars immortalize Manny´s Music.ANNALS OF SCIENCE´´Don´t!´´, by Jonah Lehrer. Secrets of highly effective underdogs.THE WORLD OF BUSINESS´´Drink Up´´, by Dana Goodyear. The man behind Two Buck Chuck.THE THEATRE´´Panic Attack´´, by John Lahr. A review of Waiting for Godot. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Highly Illogical´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Star Trek. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090513de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Biggus Buckus´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Mike Bloomberg and the mayoral election. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Out to Lunch´´, by Nick Paumgarten: Technology has dulled our senses.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Priced to Go´´, by James Surowiecki: Everyone loses in a price war.ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS´´Talk This Way´´, by Alec Wilkinson: Hollywood´s top dialogue coach.THE ANNALS OF GASTRONOMY´´The Scavenger´´, by Dana Goodyear: Los Angeles´s most adventurous eater .BOOKS´´Flesh of Your Flesh´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: Jonathan Safran Foer´s Eating Animals.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Making Peace´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Men Who Stare At Goats and Precious. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/091104de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Suffering´´, by George Packer: The earthquake in Haiti.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Helpless´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: New York rallies for Haiti.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Bundles of Cable´´, by James Surowiecki: The latest public battle over programming fees. LIFE AND LETTERS´´Kid Goth´´, by Dana Goodyear: Neil Gaiman´s fantasies. BOOKS ´´Louche Change´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: A review of Game Change.PERSONAL HISTORY´´The Dime Store Floor´´, by David Owen: What did childhood smell like?SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Heavy Artillery´´, by George Saunders: Obesity could become a matter of national security. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Survival Stories´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Creation and The Girl on the Train. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100120de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.