In this issue:COMMENT´´The Forty-Year Itch´´, by Adam Gopnik: Mad Men and the nostalgia cycle.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Tax Day´´, by Reeves Wiedeman: An accounting community for New York’s married gay couples.´´Prodigy´´, by Christopher Noxon: Flynn McGarry, the thirteen-year-old chef behind Eureka. AMERICAN CHRONICLES´´Battleground America´´, by Jill Lepore: The insanity of our gun laws. PROFILES´´Drawn from Life´´, by Judith Thurman: Alison Bechdel’s home truths. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Jammin’´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Marley and Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120418de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Gun Shots´´ by Margaret Talbot: The gun-control debate after Parkland.ANNALS OF ECOLOGY´´Home Invasion´´ by Kathryn Schulz: Infiltrating residences and decimating crops, the stinkbug keeps spreading.BOOKS´´Night Music´´ by Adam Gopnik: What Andrew Lloyd Webber did to musical theatre.THE THEATRE´´Hellzapoppin´´´ by Hilton Als: Jerry Springer: The Opera and Black Light take on turbulent times.THE ART WORLD´´Return of the Native´´ by Peter Schjeldahl: A Grant Wood retrospective at the Whitney.ON TELEVISION´´Love, Actually´´ by Emily Nussbaum: The feminine craftiness of Jane the Virgin.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Rank and File´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Red Sparrow and Foxtrot. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jamie Rennel. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/180307de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT ´´Behind the Wall´´, by Amy Davidson: The reunification of Berlin.THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Good-Luck Charm´´, by Reeves Wiedeman: The Kansas City Royals´ secret weapon.A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´Against the Grain´´, by Michael Specter: Our ever-increasing avoidance of gluten. OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS ´´Bakeoff´´, by Adam Gopnik: The fascination with pastry hybrids. OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS ´´Floating Feasts´´, by David Owen: Fine dining on the high seas.RATIONS ´´Medical Meals´´, by Rivka Galchen: Reminiscing about hospital meals.THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Making the News´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Nightcrawler. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/141029de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Birthday Wishes´´ by Jelani Cobb: The holiday will be presided over by a President who scarcely seems to comprehend King´s principles. THE POLITICAL SCENE ´´Surviving Solitary´´ by Rachel Aviv: Albert Woodfox was in isolation longer than any other American. Then he came home. A CRITIC AT LARGE ´´Mixed Up´´ by Adam Gopnik: Montaigne on trial. BOOKS ´´Spielberg at Seventy´´ by David Denby: What he did, and how he did it. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Family Packs´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Founder and The Ardennes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170111de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Team Spirit´´, by Adam Gopnik: The Olympics and the true significance of synchronized swimming.BOOKS´´Obama, the Prequel´´, by Jill Lepore: President Obama’s family history. LETTER FROM HOLLYWOOD´´Funny Is Money´´, by Tad Friend: The business of being Ben Stiller. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Face the Music´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Rock of Ages and Your Sister’s Sister. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120620de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Perry’s Good Idea´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Farewell to a presidential contender. ANNALS OF IDEAS´´Groupthink´´, by Jonah Lehrer: The science of the team effort.OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS´´The Ring and the Bar´´, by Nick Paumgarten: A heavyweight storyteller remembers. A CRITIC AT LARGE´´The Caging of America´´, by Adam Gopnik: Why are we locking up so many people?THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Flesh and Fantasy´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Crazy Horse, Contraband, and Haywire. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120125de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT ´´A President and a King´´, by Jelani Cobb: The legacy of Selma. A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´The Whole Haystack´´, by Mattathias Schwartz: The N.S.A. claims it needs access to all our phone records. But is that the best way to catch a terrorist?ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY ´´The Cobweb´´, by Jill Lepore: Can the Internet be archived?CULTURAL CHRONICLES ´´The Next Thing´´, by Adam Gopnik: Michel Houellebecq´s Francophobic satire. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150121de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Satire Lives´´ by Adam Gopnik: The massacre in Paris. A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´We Know How You Feel´´ by Raffi Khatchadourian: Computers are learning to read emotion, and the business world can’t wait. ANNALS OF PLAY ´´When I Grow Up´´ by Rebecca Mead: The theme-park chain where children pretend to be adults. DEPT. OF DEVELOPMENT ´´Corruption and Revolt´´ by Patrick Radden Keefe: Does tolerating graft undermine national security? THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Losing Your Way´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Still Alice and Paddington. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150114de/bk_rhde_002536_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/160511de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Kennedy Care´´, by Nicholas Lemann: Ted Kennedy´s great cause.LETTER FROM CANADA´´The Return of the Native´´, by Adam Gopnik: A man of letters becomes a man of action.LITERARY LIVES ´´Me, Myself and I´´, by Jane Kramer: The essays of Michel de Montaigne.BOOKS´´Bootylicious´´, by Caleb Crain: The economics of pirate ships.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Out of the Shadows´´, by David Denby: Reviews of American Casino and The Most Dangerous Man in America. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090902de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.