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.
The New Yorker staff writer and senior editor Hendrik Hertzberg talks with Professor Michael W. McCann.Hendrik Hertzberg was a New Yorker ´´Talk of the Town´´ reporter from 1969 to 1977, before moving to Washington, where he served as a speechwriter for President Jimmy Carter and as the editor of The New Republic. He returned to The New Yorker in 1992 as an editor and writer and is the principal contributor to the ´´Comment´´ section of the magazine. His book, Politics: Observations & Arguments, was recently published in paperback.Michael W. McCann is the Gordon Hirabayashi Professor for the Advancement of Citizenship at the University of Washington, and specializes in public law and American politics. His books include Rights at Work: Pay Equity Reform and the Politics of Legal Mobilization and Distorting the Law: Politics, Media, and the Litigation Crisis. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael W. McCann. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/nyev/000047/sp_nyev_000047_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Take It to the Limit´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Obama and the battle of the amendments.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Down in the Basement´´, by Nick Paumgarten: Spelunking the trunk rooms under Stuyvesant Town.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Getting bin Laden´´, by Nicholas Schmidle: Inside the rain in Abbottabad. PERSONAL HISTORY´´Dog Story´´, by Adam Gopnik: How the wolf became a pet. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Distant Shores´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Future, Another Earth, and Cowboys & Aliens. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110803/pe_nyer_110803_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´So Long, Pardner´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: If at first you don´t secede.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´The Life After´´, by Philip Gourevitch: A startling exercise in reconciliation.FICTION´´The Slows´´, by Gail Hareven.ON TELEVISION´´Cockeyed Optimist´´, by Nancy Franklin: A review of Parks and Recreation. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090429/pe_nyer_090429_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Second Opinions´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Healthcare hypochondria.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Travels in Siberia´´, by Ian Frazier: A Russian road trip.PROFILES´´Party of One´´, by Kelefa Sanneh: Michael Savage´s misgivingsTHE CURRENT CINEMA´´All for Laughs´´, by David Denby: A review of Funny People. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090729/pe_nyer_090729_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Senses of Entitlement´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Semantics and the budget battle.LETTER FROM LIBYA´´The Return´´, by Hisham Matar: A disappeared dissident and his son’s quest.PERSONAL HISTORY´´Every Good Boy Does Fine´´, by Jeremy Denk: A life in piano lessons.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Mind Games´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Trance and Blancanieves. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130403/pe_nyer_130403_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´The Glorious Third´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Of Palin and Jefferson.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Another Obama?´´, by Lauren Collins: Ecuador´s President tries to polish his profile.PROFILES´´Sheriff Joe´´, by William Finnegan: One-man law in Arizona.LETTER FROM CHINA´´The Forbidden Zone´´, by Evan Osnos: How far can a journalist go?ON TELEVISON´´Man on the Moon´´, by Nancy Franklin: The Michael Jackson memorial service.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Mein Camp´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Bruno. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090715/pe_nyer_090715_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Impeach Obama!´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: The GOP insurrection. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Nail-Biter´´ by Lizzie Widdicombe: Hostage negotiators, the new political analysts. THE FINANCIAL PAGE ´´Open Season´´ by James Surowiecki: The drive for transparency in executive pay. AMERICAN CHRONICLES ´´Gone Girl´´ by Margaret Talbot: Elizabeth Smart’s great escape. DEPT. OF HISTORY ´´Lydda, 1948´´ by Ari Shavit: A massacre and the exodus that followed. BOOKS ´´Head Count´´ by Elizabeth Kolbert: Predicting the over-under of population doom. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Fighting to Survive´´ by David Denby: Reviews of 12 Years a Slave and All Is Lost. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/131016/pe_nyer_131016_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/100120/pe_nyer_100120_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.