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. 1. 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. 1. 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´´Motown Down´´, by John Cassidy: Detroit’s bankruptcy problems.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Still Packing´´, by Larissa MacFarquhar: Concealed-carry handbags.LETTER FROM AUSTIN´´Daughters of Texas´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: Cecile Richards and the abortion battle.OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS´´O.K., Glass´´, by Gary Shteyngart: Seeing the world through Google Glass.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´1979 And All That´´, by John Lanchester: Margaret Thatcher’s revolution.BOOKS´´All My Sons´´, by James Wood: A review of David Gilbert’s new novel, & Sons.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Young and Restless´´, by David Denby: Reviews of The Spectacular Now, The To Do List, and The Canyons. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130731de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´The New World Disorder´´, by Philip Gourevitch: The United States, Russia, and Syria. PROFILES´´The Populist Prophet´´, by Margaret Talbot: Bernie Sanders has spent decades attacking inequality. Now the country is listening. ANNALS OF FASHION´´Trending´´, by John Colapinto: Olivier Rousteing´s glamour army. A CRITIC AT LARGE´´The Price Is Right´´, by Emily Nussbaum: What advertising does to TV. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Forward Drive´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Martian and Taxi. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/151007de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Greece vs. The Rest´´, by John Lanchester: Playing chicken in the euro zone.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Fluid Ounces´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: Restaurants react to Bloomberg’s soda ban. THE POLITICAL SCENE´´The Second Term´´, by Ryan Lizza: What if Obama wins?A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Benched´´, by Jill Lepore: The rise of the Supreme Court. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´That’s Life´´, by David Denby: A review of Prometheus and Dark Horse. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120613de/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. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100317de/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. 1. 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´´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. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/080618de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This edition contains five articles:COMMENT´´Images´´ by Jane Kramer. Portraying the Prophet Mohammed.GOOD FORM DEPT.´´Regretfully, Dick´´ by Lauren Collins. The etiquette of hunting.ANNALS OF THE PENTAGON´´The Memo´´ by Jane Mayer. A hidden history of torture policy.REFLECTIONS´´Suitable for Framing´´ by David Sedaris. Suddenly, the whole family loved art.FICTION´´My Father´s Tears´´ by John Updike. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/060222de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Peace and War´´, by George Packer: Pres. Obama´s Nobel Peace Prize address.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´El Super´´, by Ian Frazier: Celebrating a favorite Cuban-American film.LETTER FROM CHINA´´Green Giant´´, by Evan Osnos: Beijing´s crash program for clean energy.PROFILE´´The Abstractionist´´, by John Seabrook: Zaha Hadid´s unfettered invention.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Free and Uneasy´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Nine, The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus, The Young Victoria, and A Single Man. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/091216de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.