In this issue:COMMENT ´´Search and Rescue´´, by Philip Gourevitch: The Mediterranean migrant crisis. PROFILES ´´The Virtual Candidate´´, by Ryan Lizza: Elizabeth Warren isn´t running, but she´s Hillary Clinton’s biggest Democratic threat.LETTER FROM THE IMPERIAL VALLEY ´´The Dying Sea´´, by Dana Goodyear: What will California sacrifice to survive the drought? BOOKS ´´Fox News´´, by Joan Acochella: What the stories of Reynard tell us about ourselves.THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Fighting On´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Avengers: Age of Ultron and Far from the Madding Crowd. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150429de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Taking It to the Streets´´ by Jelani Cobb: The sixties produced a conviction that ´´democracy is in the streets.´´ The Trump era may echo that. THE POLITICAL SCENE ´´Secret Admirers´´ by Kelefa Sanneh: The conservative intellectuals smitten with Trump. A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´Can Football Be Saved?´´ by Nicholas Schmidle: A high school is experimenting with technology to make the sport safer. BOOKS ´´Ashes to Ashes´´ by Joan Acocella: A life in cigarettes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170104de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:POSTSCRIPT´´Nelson Mandela´´, by Philip Gourevitch: Looking back at the former President of South Africa’s life and legacy.THE POLITICAL SCENE´´State of Deception´´, by Ryan Lizza: Can the intelligence community be reformed?BOOKS´´Misery´´, by Joan Acocella: The Book of Job: A Biography. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Grand Scam´´, by David Denby: A review of American Hustle. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/131211de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Broken´´, by Amy Davidson: Donald Trump and the G.O.P. ANNALS OF EXCAVATION ´´Underworld´´, by Monte Reel: How the Sinaloa drug cartel digs its tunnels. AMERICAN CHRONICLES ´´The Children of Strangers´´, by Larissa MacFarquhar: Sue and Hector Badeau adopted twenty children who needed a home – but there were always more. BOOKS ´´I Can´t Go On!´´, by Joan Acochella: What´s behind stagefright? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150729de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´The Big Heat´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: Why this summer’s heat wave is different.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Tag Team´´, by Alec Wilkinson: A conversation with Charlie Watts, the drummer for the Rolling Stones.DEPT. OF LINGUISTICS´´Words on Trial´´, by Jack Hitt: Can linguists solve crimes that stump the police?PERSONAL HISTORY´´A Reporter at Odds´´, by Jane Kramer: Leaving the notebook at home.BOOKS´´Once Upon a Time´´, by Joan Acocella: The lure of the fairy tale.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Going South´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Beasts of the Southern Wild and Savages. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120718de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Harder Times´´, by John Cassidy: Should we be looking for larger solutions?THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´House of Cards´´, by James Surowiecki: Credit cards in crisis.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´How Do You Feel About That?´´, by Alec Wilkinson: Drinks with shrinks.ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS´´Twister´´, by D. T. Max.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´In the Blood´´, by Joan Acocella: Why Dracula won´t die.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Confessions of a Pilgrim Shopaholic´´, by Paul Rudnick: The very first shopaholics. ON TELEVISION´´Funny Boy´´, by Nancy Franklin: A review of Eastbound & Down. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090311de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT ´´Safer Streets´´, by Amy Davidson: Why are the police treating so many people like criminals? THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Follow the Leader´´, by Michael Schulman: Russell Brand´s retelling of a German legend. ANNALS OF INNOVATION ´´Blood, Simpler´´, by Ken Auletta: One woman´s drive to upend medical testing. LETTER FROM CALIFORNIA ´´Hollywood and Vine´´, by Tad Friend: Are the videos on YouTube and Vine the future?A CRITIC AT LARGE ´´Let It Go´´, by Joan Acocella: A history of hoarding. ON TELEVISION ´´Small Differences´´, by Emily Nussbaum: A review of the Showtime series The Affair. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Swinging Seventies´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Paul Thomas Anderson´s Inherent Vice. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/141210de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: THE FINANCIAL PAGE ´´No More Mr. Nice Guy´´ by Sheelah Kolhatkar: When companies prize investors above all, they´ll do anything to increase their stock price, and that´s not good for workers. BOOKS ´´No, We Cannot´´ by Jill Lepore: The new pessimism comes of age. ´´Civil Wars´´ by Joan Acocella: Arundhati Roy returns. A CRITIC AT LARGE ´´The Other Side of Silence´´ by James Wood: Rereading W. G. Sebald. SIDEBAR ´´The Night Shift´´ by Akhil Sharma. ´´The Dinner Party´´ by Jennifer Egan. ON TELEVISION ´´Kevin´s Gate´´ by Emily Nussbaum: The joyful final days of The Leftovers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170607de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Soak the Very, Very Rich´´, by James Surowiecki: Building a smarter tax code.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Dry Run´´, by Mimi Sheraton: America’s hope preps for the culinary Olympics.´´Graphic Novel´´, by Samantha Henig: Artists reimagine Richard Price´s Lush Life.DOWNTOWN CHRONICLES´´Sleeping with Weapons´´, by Tad Friend: Why did John Lurie disappear?A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Queen of Crime´´, by Joan Acocella: How Agatha Christie created the modern murder mystery. POP MUSIC´´The Dotted Line´´, by Sasha Frere-Jones: What do record labels do now? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100818de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.