News from the Cubicle: Nathan Dawn
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Things Fall Apart´´ by David Remnick: Amid revelations of Donald, Jr.,´s misguided meeting with two Russians, the President shows once again where his only loyalties lie. ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY ´´Mark as Read´´ by Nathan Heller: What do we learn when our private e-mail becomes public? PERSONAL HISTORY ´´American Inferno´´ by Danielle Allen: A crime committed at fifteen derailed my cousin´s life. Why couldn´t I save him? BOOKS ´´Stir It Up´´ by Hua Hsu: The battle over Bob Marley. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Animal Spirits´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of War for the Planet of the Apes and Lady Macbeth. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170719/pe_nyer_170719_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´State of the (G. O. P.) Union´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The Republican response.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Field Trip´´, by Katia Bachko: The inspiration for Patricia Cromwell’s crime novels.ONWARDS AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS´´Just Saying´´, by Nathan Heller: The laconic dramas of Annie Baker.ANNALS OF CELEBRITY´´L’ Etranger´´, by Lauren Collins: Gerard Depardieu, Russian.FICTION´´The Furies´´, by Paul Theroux.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Ways to Win´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of A Good Day to Die Hard and No. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130220/pe_nyer_130220_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Millennialism´´ by Jelani Cobb: Hillary Clinton and the millennial vote. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Frozen´´ by Lizzie Widdicombe: Coinciding with the first Presidential debate, the trial provided another lurid political spectacle. A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´Trumptown´´ by Larissa MacFarquhar: This West Virginia county used to vote solidly Democratic. Now it belongs to Trump. What happened? LETTER FROM STOCKHOLM ´´Cashing Out´´ by Nathan Heller: Are there costs to getting rid of paper money? Dept. of Disputation ´´Ghost Story´´ by Vinson Cunningham: Nat Turner´s rebellion comes to the movies. ON STAGE ´´A Girl Like I´´ by Hilton Als: Amy Schumer´s standup. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/161005/pe_nyer_161005_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Misdiagnosing a Crisis´´ by Amy Davidson Sorkin: On the campaign trail, he promised to solve the epidemic. But his actions in office have been at odds with the goal of taking it seriously. A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´No Questions Asked´´ by Adam Davidson: Trump´s firm barely vetted its foreign partners. Was this a lapse—or a strategy? ANNALS OF AGRICULTURE ´´Strawberry Valley´´ by Dana Goodyear: How Driscoll´s became the Apple of the berry business. A CRITIC AT LARGE ´´Out of Action´´ by Nathan Heller: We turn out in the streets and nothing seems to happen. Maybe we’re doing it wrong. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Desperadoes´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Good Time and Nocturama. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170816/pe_nyer_170816_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´A Truce in Syria´´ by Dexter Filkins: The Syrian ceasefire. THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Courting Business´´ by James Surowiecki: The effects of the Justice´s death on business. ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY´´Learn Different´´ by Rebecca Mead: Silicon Valley disrupts education. DEPT. OF GAMESMANSHIP´´Dirty Hands´´ by David Owen: A cheating scandal in the world of professional bridge. BOOKS´´Says You´´ by Nathan Heller: How to be a critic in an age of opinion. ´´Can You Keep a Secret?´´ by George Packer: The former C.I.A. chief Michael Hayden on torture and transparency. ON TELEVISION´´Laverne & Curly´´ by Emily Nussbaum: The slapstick anarchists of Broad City. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/160302/pe_nyer_160302_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´´To Your Health´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: Justice Roberts’s big decision.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Postscript´´, by David Remnick: The passing of a Hollywood pioneer.AMERICAN CHRONICLES´´Listen and Learn´´, by Nathan Heller: The TED Talk phenomenon.FICTION´´An Abduction´´, by Tessa Hadley.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Tangled Webs´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Amazing Spider-Man and Take This Waltz. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120704/pe_nyer_120704_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´How Low Will They Go?´´ by Amy Davidson Sorkin: Roy Moore and the G.O.P.ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY´´Beauty Is Justice´´ by Jiayang Fan: Meitu´s apps are remaking China´s rising generation, one face at a time.LETTER FROM TALLINN´´The Digital Republic´´ by Nathan Heller: Has a tiny post-Soviet nation solved the problems of twenty-first-century America?BOOKS´´Infidels´´ by Zoë Heller: A couples therapist gives adultery a chance.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Paper Chase´´ by Anthony Lane: A review of The Post. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jaime Renell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/171213/pe_nyer_171213_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Friday Night Lights Out´´, by David Remnick: What Donald Trump understands about America´s politics and its most popular sport. FACEOFF´´The Duel´´, by Ryan Lizza: The Trump and Cruz campaigns embody opposite views of politics and the future of the G.O.P. LETTER FROM HAITI´´Aftershocks´´, by Jon Lee Anderson: Is the earthquake-stricken country’s flamboyant President a savior or a rogue? A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Air Head´´, by Nathan Heller: How aviation made the modern mind. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Tough Girls´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Jane Got a Gun and The Fifth Wave. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/160127/pe_nyer_160127_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.