In this issue:COMMENT´´Attack-Dog Days´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: What Barack Obama is up against.THE POLITICAL SCENE´´The Code of the West´´, by Ryan Lizza: What Colorado can teach the Democrats. THE ANNALS OF RETAIL´´Stop, Thief!´´, by John Colapinto: Shoplifter beware. BOOKS´´Max Factor in Hollywood´´, by John Updike: A review of the new biography. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Under Suspicion´´, by David Denby: Reviews of I Served the King of England and Traitor. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/080827de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Iran and the Bomb´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: A path we should not follow. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Snoops´´, by Zachary Kanin: At dinner with New York´s private eyes. OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS´´Reservations´´, by Ariel Levy: A tribe plans a casino in the Hamptons. BOOKS´´Enter the Dragon´´, by John Cassidy: China and the free market myth.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Method Man´´, by John Lahr: The life and work of Elia Kazan. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Punch Lines´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Fighter and I Love You Philip Morris. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/101208de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Unclear Dangers´´, by Amy Davidson: The crisis in Baltimore. LIFE AND LETTERS´´Outside In´´, by Kathryn Schulz: Nell Zink turned her back on the publishing world. It found her anyway. PROFILE´´Lighting the Brain´´, by John Colapinto: Karl Deisseroth and the optogenetics breakthrough. BOOKS´´Mirror Stage´´, by Malcolm Gladwell: A memoir of working undercover for the Drug Enforcement Administration. BOOKS´´Anatomy of Error´´, by Joshua Rothman: A surgeon remembers his mistakes. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Distant Emotions´´, by Anthony Lane: Good Kill and Slow West. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150513de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Loan Rangers´´, by John Cassidy: Candidates and the economic crisis.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´First Timer´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: A blind rabbi runs for Congress.´´Obama´s In-Box´´, by Charles Bethea: The creation of an e-mail account in Barack Obama´s name.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Stump Speech´´, by Paul Simms: A candidate´s spiel.LETTER FROM CHINA´´Angry Youth´´, by Evan Osnos: Students who reject the West.ANNALS OF SCIENCE´´The Eureka Hunt´´, by Jonah Lehrer: Where in our brains do insights come from?THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Euro Visions´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Mamma Mia!, and Journey to the Center of the Earth. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/080723de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Some Nukes´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: The comeback of nuclear power?THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Cruise Control´´ by Ben McGrath: At home with an ocean liner expert. PROFILES´´After Stevens´´ by Jeffrey Toobin: The Supreme Court´s liberal leader.BOOKS´´Everybody Have Fun´´ by Elizabeth Kolbert: What can policymakers learn from happiness research?THE SPORTING SCENE´´Pioneer´´ by John McPhee: A lacrosse coach´s westward turn.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Don´t Ask Me´´ by Paul Rudnick: And don´t tell, either.POP MUSIC´´The Long War´´ by Sasha Frere-Jones: Sade soldiers on. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100317de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Not Covered´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: Abortion enters the health-care battle.OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS´´Lunch With M.´´, by John Colapinto: Undercover with a Michelin inspector.LETTER FROM CHINA´´Reds´´, by Evan Osnos: The creation of a wine-loving class.LETTER FROM MONTREAL´´Funny Food´´, by Calvin Trillin: A national joke may becoming a national dish.IMPROVISATIONS´´Aspic´´, by Judith Thurman´´Duck´´, by Heston Blumenthal´´Eggs´´, by Anthony Lane ´´Rice´´, by Jhumpa LahiriON TELEVISION´´Unheavenly Host´´, by Nancy Franklin: A radio and talk-show host´s absence from the airwaves. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/091118de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This interview was recorded live at the 2006 New Yorker Festival in New York City.Tom Stoppard was born in Czechoslovakia and spent his childhood in Singapore and India before emigrating to England after the Second World War. His plays include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, The Real Thing, The Invention of Love, Rock ´n´ Roll, and the trilogy The Coast of Utopia.John Lahr has been the senior theater critic for The New Yorker since 1992. He is the author of two novels as well as 23 books on the theater and related subjects. He has also written numerous stage adaptations. His latest book, Honky Tonk Parade: New Yorker Profiles on Show People, came out in fall 2005. Language: English. Narrator: John Lahr. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/nyev/000062de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Choices at the Top´´ by Dexter Filkins: Maliki, Obama, and Iraq. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Poor, Poor, Pitiful You´´ by Nick Paumgarten: Diving at the World Cup. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Old Bugs´´ by Elizabeth Kolbert: The cockroach genome. THE POLITICAL SCENE ´´The Absolutist´´ by Jeffrey Toobin: Don´t underestimate Ted Cruz. PERSONAL HISTORY ´´Stepping Out´´ by David Sedaris: Living the Fitbit life. ANNALS OF MUSIC ´´Shy and Mighty´´ by John Colapinto: What´s next for the xx? THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Stage to Screen´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of ´´Jersey Boys´´ and ´´Venus in Fur´´. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/140625de/bk_rhde_002536_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. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/080618de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Holding Court´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: The wrong argument on health-care reform. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Sausage´´, by Ryan Lizza: Mike Allen and John Harris, on Politico Live.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´The More the Merrier´´, by James Surowiecki: When scrimping on payroll is a false economy. LETTER FROM HOLLYWOOD´´Looking Good´´, by John Colapinto: The rise of the celebrity philanthropist. PROFILES´´Expletives Not Deleted´´, by Ian Parker: British satire meets the Vice-Presidency. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Crash Landing´´, by David Denby: Reviews of John Carter and The Deep Blue Sea. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120321de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.