In this issue: TIME TRAVEL ´´The Course of Happiness´´, by Louise Erdrich: Putting time travel to good use. FICTION ´´The Republic of Bad Taste´´, by Jonathan Franzen. ´´Love Is Blind and Deaf´´, by Jonathan Safran Foer. POLITICS AND LITERATURE ´´Battle Lines´´, by Robyn Creswell and Bernard Haykel: Want to understand the jihadis? Read their poetry. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150610de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´The Silent Majority´´ by Jeffrey Toobin: The G.O.P.´s silence. ANNALS OF EDUCATION ´´American Studies´´ by Jonathan Blitzer: How undocumented immigrant students pursue a college education. A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´Are You My Mother?´´ by Ian Parker: A gay couple, an adoption plan, and a brutal custody battle. ON TELEVISION ´´Harsh Realm´´ by Emily Nussbaum: The bleak historical kaleidoscope of The Handmaid´s Tale. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170517de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´War and Politics´´, by Steve Coll: Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan and the disputed August election.THE POLITICAL SCENE´´The Predator War´´, by Jane Mayer: The C.I.A.´s covert drone program.DEPT. OF AMPLIFICATION´´Australia Burning´´, by Christine Kenneally: The deadliest wildfires in Australian history.FICTION´´Procedure in Plain Air´´, by Jonathan Lethem.ON TELEVISION´´Screwed´´, by Nancy Franklin: A review of The Good Wife. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/091021de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Health Caring´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: Obamacare and the poor.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´In the Room´´, by John Seabrook: Lady Gaga plays the Roseland Ballroom. THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Punditonomics´´, by James Surowiecki: Pundits and Flight 370. LETTER FROM WEST VIRGINIA´´Chemical Valley´´, by Evan Osnos: West Virginia’s environmental crisis. FICTION´´Pending Vegan´´, by Jonathan Lethem.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Man Overboard´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Noah and Dom Hemingway. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/140402de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Breathers´´, by Adam Gopnik: You might as well spend.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Shaggy-Dog Story´´, by Kate Julian: Upper West Side dog-napping terror.LETTER FROM CHINA´´Kosher Takeout´´, by Patricia Marx: The inspection business booms.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Lives of the Saints´´, by Jonathan Harr: Doing relief work in dangerous places.BOOKS´´Doing It´´, by Ariel Levy: A review of The Joy of Sex updated. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/081231de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Borderlines´´, by William Finnegan: The Obama Administration and illegal immigration.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Great-Man Theory´´, by Ben McGrath: George Steinbrenner´s highs and lows. ´´Blow-Up´´ by Peter Savodnik: Inflatable dolls for movie crowd scenes.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Emptying the Skies´´, by Jonathan Franzen: The widespread killing of songbirds in Europe. BOOKS ´´Win or Lose´´, by Anthony Gottlieb: No voting system is flawless. But some are less democratic than others. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Dream Factory´´, by David Denby: A review of Christopher Nolan´s Inception. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100721de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Liberal-In-Chief´´ by Adam Gopnik: President Obama makes the case for liberalism: radical change through practical measures. PERSONAL HISTORY ´´The Bath: A Polemic´´ by Jessi Klein: Getting into the tub seems like a surrender to the idea that women can´t really make it on land. ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS ´´Man on the Street´´ by Sarah Larson: Billy Eichner´s pop-culture game show spares no one. OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS ´´The End of the End of the World´´ by Jonathan Franzen: An uncle´s legacy and a journey to Antarctica. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Daring Duos´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Nice Guys and Love & Friendship. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/160518de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Change We Can´t Believe In´´, by James Surowiecki: Argentina´s great coin shortage.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Panther(s)!´´, by Nick PaumgartenFICTION´´Good Neighbors´´, by Jonathan Franzen.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Show or Tell´´, by Louis Menand: Can you teach creative writing?ON TELEVISION´´Naughty Nurse´´, by Nancy Franklin: A review of Nurse Jackie. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090610de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Ay-Yi-Yi-Yi´´, by Ben McGrath: Photographing the Westminster Dog Show. A CRITIC AT LARGE´´A Rooting Interest´´, by Jonathan Franzen: Learning to love Edith Wharton.LIFE AND LETTERS´´The Plagiarist’s Tale´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: The author of Assassin of Secrets has a secret of his own. BOOKS´´Fright Nights´´, by Anthony Lane: The unsettling stories of M. R. James.ON TELEVISION´´It’s Good Enough for Me´´, by Emily Nussbaum: A renaissance in kids’ TV?THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Powers of Evil´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Chronicle and In Darkness. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120215de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´When the Towers Fell´´, by David Remnick: Looking back on the September 11th attacks. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Speechless´´, by Jonathan Safran Foer: The difficulty of trying to relate indescribable nightmares.´´Dessert´´, by Colum McCann: Remembering a strange moment.´´Passengers´´, by Ian Frazier: A popular bus driver’s experience during the morning commute.´´Paying Attention´´, by Edward Conlon: How 9/11 changed the New York City Police Department.´´Monsters´´, by Zadie Smith: Multiculturalism in two of the World’s greatest cities.´´Power Grid´´, by Daniyal Mueenuddin: The changing relations between Pakistan and the United States.A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´Coming Apart´´, by George Packer: A decade of missed opportunities. THE SKY LINE´´Shaping the Void´´, by Paul Goldberger: The buildings at Ground Zero. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110907de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.