Religion and the News: Owen Gower
In this issue:COMMENT ´´Behind the Wall´´, by Amy Davidson: The reunification of Berlin.THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Good-Luck Charm´´, by Reeves Wiedeman: The Kansas City Royals´ secret weapon.A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´Against the Grain´´, by Michael Specter: Our ever-increasing avoidance of gluten. OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS ´´Bakeoff´´, by Adam Gopnik: The fascination with pastry hybrids. OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS ´´Floating Feasts´´, by David Owen: Fine dining on the high seas.RATIONS ´´Medical Meals´´, by Rivka Galchen: Reminiscing about hospital meals.THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Making the News´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Nightcrawler. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/141029de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Taking Control´´, by Margaret Talbot: The G. O. P.’s war on women’s rights. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Free Fighting´´, by Kelefa Sanneh: Protesting the mixed-martial-arts ban.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Great Expectations?´´, by James Surowiecki: Two reasons the recovery may start gathering speed. LETTER FROM ARGENTINA´´Children of the Dirty War´´, by Francisco Goldman: Finding Argentina’s stolen orphans.PERSONAL HISTORY´´Scars´´, by David Owen: A life in injuries. POP MUSIC´´Diamond Dancers´´, by Sasha Frere-Jones: The return of Van Halen. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Not Child’s Play´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Kid with a Bike and Detachment. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120314de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT´´Missing´´, by Alexis Okeowo: Nigeria and Boko Haram. A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Rogue Element´´, by Nadya Labi: The making of a militia. THE SPORTING SCENE´´The Yips´´, by David Owen: Every golfer’s worst fear. BOOKS´´No Time´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: Where does all the time go? THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Big Guy´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Godzilla. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/140521de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Southern Discomfort´´, by George Packer: Why the region no longer speaks for America.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´That Sunk-Cost Feeling´´, by James Surowiecki: Mark Sanchez, the Jets, and wasting money.ANNALS OF ARCHITECTURE´´The Psychology of Space´´, by David Owen: Solving the problem of Times Square.LETTER FROM JERUSALEM´´The Party Faithful´´, by David Remnick: The rise of Israel’s new religious right.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Violent Screen´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Gangster Squad and Jack Reacher. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130116de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Eight is Enough´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The marrying kind.TALK OF THE TOWN´´Wheeling´´, by David Owen: Riding a bike around Manhattan.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Anatomy of a Meltdown´´, by John Cassidy: Ben Bernanke and the financial crisis.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´From the Transition Team´´, by Bruce McCall: Questionnaire for the potential Cabinet member.POP MUSIC´´Heavy Water´´, by Sasha Frere-Jones: Steven Ellison´s atomization of hip-hop.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´True Love´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Milk and Twilight. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/081126de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Rights and Wrongs´´, by George Packer: The Obama administration´s foreign policy toward the Middle East.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Ready for Launch´´, by Mark Singer: The parents of college applicants get counseling, too. ANNAL OF INNOVATION´´The Treatment´´, by Malcolm Gladwell: Why is it so difficult to develop drugs for cancer?ANNALS OF DESIGN´´The Inventor’s Dilemma´´, by David Owen: An eco-minded engineer discovers the limits of innovation. LETTER FROM MOSCOW´´Roulette Russian´´, by Julia Ioffe: The teen-ager behind Chatroulette 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100512de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Happy Birthday´´, by Adam Gopnik: Philip Roth at 80.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Face Time´´, by James Surowiecki: Marissa Mayer bucks the telecommuting trend.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´The Dark Ages´´, by Jill Lepore: Terrorism, counterterrorism, and the law of torment.ANNALS OF DISASTER´´Notes from Underground´´, by David Owen: Watch where you step in Florida.BOOKS´´A Fork of One’s Own´´, by Jane Kramer: A history of culinary revolution.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Marv Albert Is My Therapist´´, by Jesse Eisenberg.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Kids’ Stuff´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Oz the Great and Powerful and Jack the Giant Slayer. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130313de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Membership Dues´´, by Steve Coll: The looming vote on Palestine and the U.N.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Live from New Jersey´´, by Alec Wilkinson: Drew Eckmann’s New Jersey home and concert hall.´´Attica Is All of Us´´, by Ian Frazier: The Attica prison uprising, forty years later.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Jobs and the G.O.P.´´, by James Surowiecki: Why obstruction won’t hurt the Republicans.DEPT. OF INVENTION ´´Survival of the Fitted´´, by David Owen: Make way for bulletproof couture. LETTER FROM NUCLA, COLORADO´´Dr. Don´´, by Peter Hessler: A small-town druggist and his community.BOOKS´´The Secret Shopper´´, by Jenny Diski: The history of shoplifting.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Road Kill´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Drive. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110921de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´May Days´´ by Evan Osnos: Turmoil in the White House. DEPT. OF GEOPOLITICS ´´You Say Slovakia´´ by Leo Mirani: The confusion of Slovenia and Slovakia. THE FINANCIAL PAGE ´´Price Fix´´ by Adam Davidson: A bipartisan way to improve medical care. PROFILES ´´The Warrior Monk´´ by Dexter Filkins: James Mattis spent four decades on the front lines. How will he lead the Department of Defense? ANNALS OF GEOLOGY ´´The End of Sand´´ by David Owen: It´s one of our most widely used natural resources, but it´s scarcer than you think. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Monsters´ Ball´´ by Anthony Lane: A review of Alien: Covenant . 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170524de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.