In this issue: COMMENT ´´Reversal of Justice´´ by Jelani Cobb: Will Jeff Sessions police the police? ANNALS OF GASTRONOMY ´´High Cuisine´´ by Lizzie Widdicombe: Introducing foodies to cannabis. PERSONAL HISTORY ´´An Odyssey´´ by Daniel Mendelsohn: A father and son go in search of an epic. BOOKS ´´A Little Stranger´´ by Laura Miller: Jeff VanderMeer´s postapocalyptic Borne. POP MUSIC ´´Praise Songs´´ by Hua Hsu: Alice Coltrane in Sanskrit. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Poetic License´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of A Quiet Passion and The Fate of the Furious . 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170419/pe_nyer_170419_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Rough Forecasts´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: Climate-change advice.THE POLITICAL SCENE´´Crossing Christie´´, by Ryan Lizza: Will the Governor’s political style be his undoing? THE ANCIENT WORLD´´Deep Frieze´´, by Daniel Mendelsohn: The mystery of the Parthenon. THE THEATRE´´Free Man of Color´´, by Hilton Als: Broadway’s revival of A Raisin in the Sun. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´After Darkness´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Only Lovers Left Alive and Joe. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/140409/pe_nyer_140409_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´All Alike´´, by Adam Gopnik: The truth about snowflakes.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Four Hundred Dresses´´, by Gay Talese: What Elaine Kaufman left behind.LETTER FROM ROME´´God´s Librarians´´, by Daniel Mendelsohn: Inside the Vatican Library´s restoration. ANNALS OF LAW´´Casualties of Justice´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: Two investigations and a suicide. FICTION´´Getting Closer´´, by Steve Millhauser.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Couple Trouble´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Blue Valentine, Rabbit Hole, and How Do You Know. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/101229/pe_nyer_101229_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Girls Will be Girls´´, by Margaret Talbot: Different takes on the sexual revolution.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Crystal Ball´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: Peri Lyons looks into the Romney’s campaign’s future. THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Club Med´´, by James Surowiecki: The rise of medical tourism.POPULAR CHRONICLES´´Unsinkable´´, by Daniel Mendelsohn: The Titanic as myth. LETTER FROM POREC´´The British Invasion´´, by Lauren Collins: A Croatian resort prepares for partyers. BOOKS´´The Disconnect´´, by Nathan Heller: How to be alone. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Learning on the Job´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Footnote and Monsieur Lazhar. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120411/pe_nyer_120411_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´The Name of the Game´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Who hates soccer?THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Acts of God´´, by Nick Paumgarten: Falling tree limbs, oil spills: Who’s to blame? ´´Francophrenia´´, by Dana Goodyear: General Hospital meets performance art.LETTER FOM YANJI´´Nothing Left´´, by Barbara Demick: Is North Korea finally facing collapse?THE SPORTING SCENE´´The Undead´´, by Ben McGrath: Big Papi´s late innings. BOOKS´´Marriage à la Möbius´´, by Daniel Mendelsohn: A début novel examines the dark side of matrimony.THE THEATRE´´Underdogs´´, by Hilton Als: Victims of prejudice in Merchant of Venice and On the Levee.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Wives’ Tales´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Kids Are All Right and Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Inferno . 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100707/pe_nyer_100707_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT´´The Deal´´, by Steve Coll: The Iran nuclear deal. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´The Right Poem´´, by Daniel Mendelsohn: Things get obscurred when a journalist uses ancient Athens and the Peloponnesian War to explain Tsipras´s Greece. ´´Shelling Up´´, by Tad Friend: To prepare for his role in Southpaw an actor trained at the Church Street Boxing Gym. LETTER FROM IRAN´´Tehran´s Promise´´, by Robin Wright: The revolution´s midlife crisis and the nuclear deal. A REPORTER AT LARGE´´American Limbo´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: While politicians block reform, what is happening to immigrant families? BOOKS´´Sweet Home Alabama´´, by Adam Gopnik: Harper Lee´s Go Set a Watchman SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Mitt Romney´s Slumber-Party Diary´´, by Paul Rudnick: The former Presidential candidate is having a slumber party this weekend at his New Hampshire compound. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Small Victories´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Ant Man and The Look of Silence. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150722/pe_nyer_150722_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.