In this issue:COMMENT´´Test for Liberals´´ by Amy Davidson Sorkin: Al Franken, Roy Moore, and a test for the Democratic Party.THE SPORTING SCENE´´Confidence Game´´ by Nick Paumgarten: Mikaela Shiffrin seems to be a sure bet to win gold at the next Olympics. But so much could still go wrong.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´The People´s Police´´ by Alexis Okeowo: When the authorities could no longer be trusted, Nestora Salgado organized a citizens´ police force. Did she go too far?ANNALS OF CRIME´´The Serial-Killer Detector´´ by Alec Wilkinson: A former journalist, equipped with an algorithm and the largest collection of murder records in the country, finds patterns in crime. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jaime Renell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/171122de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: ANNALS OF WILDLIFE ´´Valley Cats´´ by Dana Goodyear: Are Los Angeles´s pumas dangerous predators or celebrity guests? PERSONAL HISTORY ´´Losing Streak´´ by Kathryn Schulz: Over a lifetime, we will lose some 200,000 items apiece, plus money, relationships, elections, loved ones. NEW YORK JOURNAL ´´All Aboard´´ by Nick Paumgarten: The début of New York´s newest train line took place at noon on New Year´s Day - 97 years after it was first conceived. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170215de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Upholding Standards´´ by Amy Davidson: The race is getting closer, and Clinton´s supporters are blaming the media. AMERICAN CHRONICLES ´´The State of Debate´´ by Jill Lepore: How should Presidential candidates—and voters—argue about politics? ANNALS OF RETAIL ´´Wild Man´´ by Nick Paumgarten: How Yvon Chouinard turned his eco-conscious, anti-corporate ideals into the credo of a successful clothing company. BOOKS ´´Vile Bodies´´ by Alexandra Schwartz: Faith and sustenance in Emma Donoghue´s The Wonder. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/160914de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Six More Months´´, by George Packer: What can Obama and Romney say?THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Afterlife´´, by Christopher Heaney: Transporting Albert Einstein’s brain. THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Invisible Hand, Greased Palm´´, by James Surowiecki: The battle against global corruption. THE WORLD OF SURVEILLANE´´Here’s Looking at You´´, by Nick Paumgarten: Invasion of the drones.ANNALS OF SCIENCE´´The Climate Fixers´´, by Michael Specter: Can geoengineering curb global warming.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Double Lives´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Avengers and Headhunters. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120509de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Perry’s Good Idea´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Farewell to a presidential contender. ANNALS OF IDEAS´´Groupthink´´, by Jonah Lehrer: The science of the team effort.OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS´´The Ring and the Bar´´, by Nick Paumgarten: A heavyweight storyteller remembers. A CRITIC AT LARGE´´The Caging of America´´, by Adam Gopnik: Why are we locking up so many people?THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Flesh and Fantasy´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Crazy Horse, Contraband, and Haywire. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120125de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Satanic Reverses´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The Romney-Santorum showdown THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´A New Max´´, by Reeves Wiedeman: Tucker Max’s next phase. THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Linjustice´´, by James Surowiecki: Jeremy Lin, Mitt Romney, and the advantage of good looks. THE WORLD OF POWER´´Magic Mountain´´, by Nick Paumgarten: Among the great and the good at Davos.ANNALS OF SCIENCE´´Kin and Kind´´, by Jonah Lehrer: Evolution and the problem of altruism. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Born Free´´, by David Denby: Reviews of This Is Not a Film , Wanderlust, and Safe House. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120229de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Boundary Issues´´, by David Remnick: What Putin is doing in Georgia.LETTER FROM BEIJING´´The Only Games in Town´´, by Anthony Lane: Politics, pageantry, and Phelps.OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS´´A Greenwich of the Mind´´, by Nick Paumgarten: The credit crunch goes upmarket.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Up Next´´, by John Kenney: Going for gold in the bimonthly status meeting.FICTION´´Awake´´, by Tobias Wolff: A short story from the author of Old School.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Vanity Cases´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Tropic Thunder and A Girl Cut in Two. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/080820de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Working´´, by William Finnegan: The short life of an immigration bill.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Big Weather´´, by Rivka Galchen: The storms of my childhood.´´Emerald City´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson at Google.ANNALS OF ADVENTURE´´The Magic Mountain´´, by Nick Paumgarten: An elite climber and the fight on Everest.PROFILES´´Next Stage´´, by Alex Halberstadt: Kim Gordon’s sonic midlife.ON TELEVISION´´L.A. Confidential´´, by Emily Nussbaum: A review of the HBO movie Behind the Candelabra. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130529de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT ´´The Name of the Fight´´, by Amy Davidson: President Obama’s ISIS strategy.A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´We Are a Camera´´, by Nick Paumgarten: Experience and memory in the age of GoPro. ON AND OFF THE AVENUE ´´The Plus Side´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: Full-figured fashion is getting a new look. PROFILES ´´An Unlikely Ballerina´´, by Rivka Galchen: The rise of Misty Copeland. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´What’s It All About?´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Zero Theorem and 20,000 Days on Earth. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/140917de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Endgame´´, by Dexter Filkins: Saying goodbye to Afghanistan. THE SPORTING SCENE´´Super Sam”, by Ben McGrath: A late bloomers moment of glory.TRUE ROMANCE DEPT.´´Looking for Someone´´, by Nick Paumgarten: Inside the world of online dating.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Fore!´´, by Larry David. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Academic Questions´´, by Anthony Lane: Review of Bad Teacher, Terri and The Names of Love. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110629de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.