In this issue:COMMENT´´Chin Music´´, by Louis Menand: The war between the White House and Fox News.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´The Oracle´´, by David Remnick: Cornel West keeps his promise to Barack Obama.BOOKS´´The Things People Say´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: Rumors in an age of unreason.MEDICAL DISPATCH´´Robots that Care´´, by Jerome Groopman: Advances in technological therapy.PROFILES´´Wild, Wild Wes´´, by Richard Brody: A master of high style goes looking for adventure. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/091028de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Hazardous Materials?´´, by James Surowiecki: The myth of moral hazards.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´The Ponzi State´´, by George Packer: Florida foreclosed.MEDICAL DISPATCH´´That Buzzing Sound´´, by Jerome Groopman: The mystery of tinnitus.FICTION´´The Invasion from Outer Space´´, by Steven Millhauser. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090211de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Cooling on Warming´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Behind Obama´s clean-energy strategy.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Interesting´´, by Nick Paumgarten: The Dos Equis spokesman´s real life. ´´No. 1´´, by John Seabrook: The Decemberists brace for success. MEDICAL DISPATCH´´The Peanut Puzzle´´, by Jerome Groopman: Is there a better way to prevent food allergies? ANNALS OF DISASTER´´Crash Point´´, by John Seabrook: The science of crowd control.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Wagers´´, by Ben Greenman. The political bet on the Super Bowl. POP MUSIC´´Gut Check´´, by Sasha Frere-Jones: P. J. Harvey´s desires.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Too Cool´´, by David Denby: Reviews of No Strings Attarched, Cold Weather, and Uncle Kent. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110202de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Billions and Billions´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: Another milestone for Mother Earth. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Preoccupied´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: Occupy Wall Street, a culture of its own.MEDICAL DISPATCH ´´A Child in Time´´, by Jerome Groopman: New frontiers in treating premature babies. PERSONAL HISTORY´´Memory Lapse´´, by David Sedaris: Summer on the swim team.FICTION´´Sun City´´, by Caitlin Horrocks.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Family Farm´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Martha Marcy May Marlene. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/111019de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Snoop Scoops´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The N. S. A. and us.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Governors’ Club´´, by Ben McGrath: A gathering of former Garden State leaders.MEDICAL DISPATCH´´Before Night Falls´´, by Jerome Groopman: A new direction in Alzheimer’s research.PROFILES´´Last Call´´, by Larissa MacFarquhar: Confronting Japan’s suicide problem.BOOKS´´The Gift of Doubt´´, by Malcolm Gladwell: The wisdom of Albert O. Hirschman.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´House Parties´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of This Is the End and Much Ado About Nothing. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130619de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Oil Shocks´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: The real cause of the Gulf disaster?THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Basta´´, by Gay Talese: The closing of a famous New York restaurant that´s been frozen in time for sixty years. ´´Doctor, Doctor´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: Celebrity dropouts finally get degrees. LETTER FROM MEXICO´´Silver of Lead´´, by William Finnegan: The drug cartel La Familia gives local officials a choice: Take a bribe or a bullet.MEDICAL DISPATCH´´The Plastic Panic´´, by Jerome Groopman: How worried should we be about everyday chemicals? THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Epic Struggles´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Prince of Persia and John Rabe. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100526de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Changing Lanes´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: McCain´s new approach.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Purpose-Drive Hype´´, by Lauren Collins: How Rick Warren wrangled the presidential candidates.MEDICAL DISPATCH´´Superbugs´´, by Jerome Groopman: The new generation of resistant infections is almost impossible to treat.LETTER FROM PLANT CITY, FLORIDA´´The Strawberry Girls´´, by Anne Hull: Celebrating a new queen and her court.FICTION´´The Dinner Party´´, by Joshua Ferris: A short story from the author of Then We Came to the End.ON TELEVISION´´USA Today´´, by Nancy Franklin: The networks newest misfits. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/080806de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT´´Torture and the Truth´´, by Jane Mayer: The C.I.A torture report. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´# Activism´´, by Reeves Wiedeman: The Harry Potter Alliance is joining the fight for an increased minimum wage. MEDICAL DISPATCH´´Can AIDS Be Cured?´´, by Jerome Groopman: Researchers are getting closer to outwitting a killer. ANNALS OF EXTERMINATION´´The Big Kill´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: New Zealand’s crusade to rid itself of mammals. ANNALS OF INNOVATION´´Material Question´´, by John Colapinto: Graphene may be the most remarkable substance ever discovered. But what’s it for?THE CURRENT CINEMA´´No Laughing Matters´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Selma and American Sniper. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/141217de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This issue contains four articles and a short story:COMMENT´´Rebuilding´´ by Nicholas Lemann: The leadership vacuum in New Orleans.OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS´´The Zombie Hunters´´ by Evan Ratliff: On the trail of cyberextortionists.MEDICAL DISPATCHES´´When Pain Remains´´ by Jerome Groopman: What should patients do when doctors can´t figure out how to treat their suffering?FICTION´´Early Music´´ by Jeffrey Eugenides: Life, love, and a clavichord.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Getting In´´ by Malcolm Gladwell: The social logic of Ivy League admissions. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/051005de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are nine articles in the April 9, 2007 issue:COMMENT ´´Hanging On´´ by Philip Gourevitch: Why it´s time for Robert Mugabe´s iron-first rule of Zimbabwe to end.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Subprime Homesick Blues´´ by James Surowiecki: Why there may be some reason to keep subprime lending around. MEDICAL DISPATCH´´What´s Normal?´´ by Jerome Groopman: Diagnosing bipolar disorder in children. SHOUTS & MURMURS´´The Knowledge´´ by Henry Alford: British cabbies brush up on their W.H. Auden. READINGS ´´Cooked Books´´ by Adam Gopnik: Real food from fictional recipes.. ´´Blood on the Borders´´ by Clive James: Crime fiction from all over.POP MUSIC´´Dorian Purple´´ by Sasha Frere-Jones: Prince´s new purple temple.THE THEATRE´´Designated Mourner´´ by John Lahr: Vanessa Redgrave in Joan Didion´s The Year of Magical Thinking. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´In Disguise´´ by Anthony Lane: Paul Verhoeven´s 1. Language: English. Narrator: William Dufris, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070404de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.