In this issue:COMMENT´´Transitioning´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Presidents, coming and going.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Drank´´, by Ben McGrath: The anti-energy drink.´´Cuz´´, by Lauren Collins: A Kennedy cousin comes to town.MATERNITY DEPT.´´Baby Food´´, by Jill Lepore: Are breast pumps edging out nursing?ANNALS OF GAMES´´Spreading the Word´´, by Judith Thurman: Scrabble mania´s online resurgence.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´My Holocaust Memoir´´, by Ben Greenman: Spoofing the pseudo-memoir.ON TELEVISION´´Altered States´´, by Nancy Franklin: Reviews of United States of Tara and The Beast.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Che´s Way´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Stephen Soderbergh´s Che. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090114/pe_nyer_090114_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Slash and Burn´´ by Elizabeth Kolbert: Under Ryan Zinke, the Secretary of the Interior, it´s a sell-off from sea to shining sea.LETTER FROM CALABRIA´´Blood and Justice´´ by Alex Perry: Family loyalty made a Mafia family strong, but its treatment of women was its undoing.ANNALS OF HUMAN RESOURCES´´Rate Your Boss!´´ by Lizzie Widdicombe: How companies are adapting to the Glassdoor era.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Valley of the Dolls´´ by Jill Lepore: Barbie, Bratz, and the end of originality. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jamie Rennel. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/180117/pe_nyer_180117_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Disasters Will Happen´´ by Amy David Sorkin: President Trump´s Trips to Puerto Rico and Las Vegas. PROFILES ´´Watch Closely´´ by Alexandra Schwartz: How the novelist Jennifer Egan travels through time. LETTER FROM MOSCOW ´´House of Shadows´´ by Joshua Yaffa: Living with the ghosts of history. BOOKS ´´Dead Weight´´ by Jill Lepore: The burden of the corpse. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Replicant Redux´´ by Anthony Lane: A review of Blade Runner 2049. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jamie Renell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/171011/pe_nyer_171011_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Two Speeches´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: Obama vs. Cheney.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Why Not?´´, by Lauren Collins: Larry King on marrying, freestyling, and Twittering.´´Art Attack´´, by Adam Gopnik: Art comes alive at the movies.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Board Stiff´´, by James Surowiecki: Why don´t company directors do a better job?ANNALS OF MEDICINE´´The Cost Conundrum´´, by Atul Gawande: Expensive healthcare can be harmful.AMERICAN CHRONICLES´´It´s Spreading´´, by Jill Lepore: How a 1930 outbreak went viral.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Fighting to Survive´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Terminator: Salvation and Jerichow. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090527/pe_nyer_090527_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Defying Conventions´´ by Steve Coll: The D.N.C. and the summer of discontent. SHOUTS & MURMURS ´´Outdone´´ by Ian Frazier: The rise of artificial unintelligence. ANNALS OF POLITICS ´´The War and the Roses´´ by Jill Lepore: Fear and loving in the convention hall. THE SPORTING SCENE ´´Prance Master´´ by Sam Knight: How Charlotte Dujardin took over the most élite equestrian sport. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Find Yourself´´ by Anthony Lane: Jason Bourne and Little Men. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/160803/pe_nyer_160803_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Obamaism´´, by George Packer: Is there a philosopher-in-chief?THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´The Bush Six´´, by Jane Mayer: The British barrister behind the possible indictment of Bush Administration officials.LETTER FROM TEHRAN´´Can Iran Change?´´, by Jon Lee Anderson: Ahmadinejad comes up for reelection.ANNALS OF FINANCE´´I.O.U.´´, by Jill Lepore: The American way of debt.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Friends´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Adventureland and Goodbye, Solo. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090408/pe_nyer_090408_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´The X Factor´´, by Jill Lepore: History and Hillary Clinton THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´A Pirate’s Life´´, by David Owen: A celebration at the Explorers Club. A REPORTER AT LARGE´´The Comandante’s Canal´´, by Jon Lee Anderson: A giant engineering project in Nicaragua. LETTER FROM CAIRO´´Revolution on Trial´´, by Peter Hessler: The Muslim Brotherhood and the military. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Lost Time´´, by David Denby: Reviews of The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Wind Rises. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/140305/pe_nyer_140305_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Middle-Class Militants´´, by James Surowiecki: Brazil’s revolt in the midst of relative prosperity.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Go-Between´´, by Patrick Radden Keefe: The Washington premiere of White House Down. PERSONAL HISTORY´´The Prodigal Daughter´´, by Jill Lepore: Women’s lives, women’s letters. LETTER FROM DHARAMSALA´´Aflame´´, by Jeffrey Bartholet: Tibet’s immolation protests.ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY´´A Fourth State of Matter´´, by Nicholson Baker: South Korea’s LCD revolution. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´In Transit´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Way, Way Back and I’m So Excited! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130710/pe_nyer_130710_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENTState of the Resistance by Jelani Cobb: Trump´s opposition understand themselves not simply as defenders of particular policy positions but as stalwarts of democracy.AMERICAN CHRONICLESSafer Spaces by Jia Tolentino: Could small changes in campus life reduce the risk of sexual assault?ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGYJambusters by Joshua Rothman: Who you gonna call?LIFE AND LETTERSIt´s Still Alive by Jill Lepore: Two hundred years of ´´Frankenstein.´´BOOKSAfter the Fall by Adam Gopnik: Drawing the right lessons from the decline in violent crime. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jamie Rennel. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/180207/pe_nyer_180207_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Flood Tides´´, by Steve Coll: Responding to the floods in Pakistan.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Cracked´´, by Michael Schulman: Which eggs are safe to eat?THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Are you Being Served?´´, by James Surowiecki: The crisis in customer care. A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Running in the Ruins´´, by Amy Wilentz: Haiti prepares to elect a President.ANNALS OF SCIENCE´´The Covenant ´´, by Peter J. Boyer: The harmony between science and religion. BOOKS´´The Uprooted´´, by Jill Lepore: A review of The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wikkerson. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Slice and Dice´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Soul Kitchen and Centurion. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100901/pe_nyer_100901_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.