In this issue:COMMENT´´Bad Press´´, by Nicholas Lemann: Rules for journalists. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Hunting Horsetails”, by Oliver Sacks: Frond feelings on the High Line.ANNALS OF IMMIGRATION´´The Asylum Seeker´´, by Suketu Mehta: Strategies for a difficult process. LETTER FROM CAIRO´´Who Owns the Revolution?´´, by Wendell Steavenson: Why protesters are back in Tahrir Square. BOOKS´´Over There´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg. A review of A World on Fire.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Just the Sex´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Crazy, Stupid Love and Friends with Benefits. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110727/pe_nyer_110727_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT´´The Ungreat Debate´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The first presidential face-off. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Doppelgangers´´, by Andrew Marantz: Impersonating the candidates.´´Trial and Error´´, by Mark Singer: Errol Morris, Joe McGinniss, and Sarah Palin. ANNALS OF AUTHORSHIP´´Lives of the Saints´´, by Ariel Levy: The religious right’s leading ghostwriter. A REPORTER AT LARGE´´The Hit Man’s Table´´, by Nadya Labi: How an honors student became a hired killer. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Film Within a Film´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Argo and Sinister. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/121010/pe_nyer_121010_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
COMMENT´´Words and Deeds´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The rhetoric surrounding Tucson.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Swarm´´, by Nick Paumgarten: A new instrument hits discordant notes. ´´Shower´´, by Ian Frazier: Waiting for meteors in Queens. ANNALS OF COMMUNICATION´´You´ve Got News´´, by Ken Auletta: AOL sees a future in journalism. THE POLITICAL SCENE´´Don´t Look Back´´, by Ryan Lizza: An odd past for a congressional crusader. ON TELEVISION´´Owning It´´, by Nancy Franklin: The Oprah Winfrey Network.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Man Up´´, by David Denby: Reviews of The Green Hornet and The Dilemma. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110119/pe_nyer_110119_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´For Heaven’s Sake´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Going for the God vote. AMERICAN CHRONICLES ´´The Lie Factory´´, by Jill Lepore: The birth of the modern campaign.A CRITIC AT LARGE ´´In Plain View´´, by Malcolm Gladwell: The lessons of the Sandusky case. PROFILES ´´The Crisis Manager´´, by Gay Talese: The Yankees’ unflappable Joe Girardi. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120919/pe_nyer_120919_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.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Appointments´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: How to fill a Senate seat.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Notorious´´, by Ben McGrath: The star of the Notorious B.I.G. movie.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´News You Can Lose´´, by James Surowiecki: The newspaper industry´s uncertain future.FICTION´´Some Woman´´, by Alice Munro.PERSONAL HISTORY´´Dead Man Laughing´´, by Zadie Smith: The things a family found funny.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´A Better Life´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Revolutionary Road, Gran Torino, and The Class. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/081217/pe_nyer_081217_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are five articles in the June 19, 2006 issue:COMMENT ´´Distraction´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: Political pageantry and the gay marriage debate.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Watching the Waterfront´´ by William Finnegan: Mobsters, terrorists, and the docks of New York Harbor. SHOUTS & MURMURS´´I´m Afraid I Have Some Bad News´´ by Larry Doyle: An unsound medical opinion for you. A NEUROLOGIST´S NOTEBOOK´´Stereo Sue´´ by Oliver Sacks: Why two eyes are better than one. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Engine Trouble´´ by Anthony Lane: Pixar´s Cars and the Brazilian Lower City. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/060614/pe_nyer_060614_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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.
This issue contains seven articles:COMMENT´´Bah Humbug´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: Taking sides on the war on Christmas. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Baghdad to Swarthmore´´ by Ben McGrath: College students call Baghdad on War News Radio. ´´Magnum P.I.s´´ by Lauren Collins: Tracking the flow of illegal guns into New York City. THE FINANCIAL PAGE ´´Blackberry Picking´´ by James Surowiecki: Wireless e-mail and the problem with patents. LIFE AND LETTERS´´Far from Narnia´´ by Laura Miller: Author Philip Pullman´s secular fantasy for children. BOOKS ´´All that Glitters´´ by Louis Menand: Literature´s global economy.THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´The Other´´ by Anthony Lane: Munich, Hidden, and The New World. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/051221/pe_nyer_051221_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.