There are five articles in this first part of the Summer Fiction double issue for June 11, 2007:COMMENT ´´History Boys´´ by George Packer: How history will regard George W. Bush. DEBUT FICTION´´Sweetheart Sorrow´´ by David Hoon Kim: In French, it was much easier to say such things. BOOKS:´´The Lady Vanishes´´ by Elizabeth Kolbert: Two new biographies search for the real Hillary Clinton. ´´Fire Down Below´´ by Dan Chiasson: Australian Les Murray´s poetry. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Bad Behavior´´ by David Denby: Kevin Costner in Mr. Brooks, the documentary Crazy Love, and Steven Soderbergh´s Ocean´s Thirteen. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070606de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are six articles in the second part of this double issue:A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Twilight of the Books´´, by Caleb Crain: What will life be like if people stop reading?BOOKS´´Visual Trophies´´, by John Updike: The history of American snapshots.´´Squall Lines´´, by James Wood: A review of J. M. Coetzee´s Diary of a Bad Year.FICTION´´Alma´´, by Junot Díaz.´´The Arbus Factor´´, by Lore Segal.PERSONAL HISTORY´´I Hit Hamlet´´, by Paul Rudnick: Behind the scenes at a Brooklyn fiasco. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/071226de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are five articles in the first part of the Anniversary double issue for February 19 & 26, 2007:COMMENT ´´Too Many Chiefs´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: How the U.S. loves the presidency.LETTER FROM HOLLYWOOD´´Whatever It Takes´´ by Jane Mayer: The politics of Joel Surnow, the man behind Fox´s 24, and torture.REFLECTIONS´´The Way We Are´´ by David Sedaris: Of wildflowers and weed. ANNALS OF RELIGION´´The Deliverer´´ by Peter Boyer: A pizza mogul finds his moral crusade. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Double Lives´´ by David Denby: Breach and Factory Girl. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070214de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are eight articles in the first part of this double issue:COMMENT´´The Lobby´´, by David Remnick: On the U.S./ Israel relationship.ON THE STUMP´´Escapism Express´´, by Ben McGrath: Talking sports with John McCain.CAPITALISM DEPT.´´High-Water Marks´´, by Rebecca Mead: A hedge-fund regatta.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´The Unfriendly Skies´´, by James Surowiecki: On airline woes.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´The Jefferson Bottles´´, by Patrick Radden Keefe: How much rare old wine can one man find?ON TELEVISION´´Screwed Up´´, by Nancy Franklin: Reviews of Californication and Tell Me You Love Me.POP MUSIC´´Travelling Man´´, by Sasha Frere-Jones: Manu Chao´s global vision.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Eastern, Western´´, by David Denby: Reviews of The Nanny Diaries and 3:10 to Yuma. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070829de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are five articles in the second part of the Anniversary double issue for February 19 & 26, 2007:THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Troubled Waters Over Oil´´ by James Surowiecki; On the dynamic between rising oil prices and Iran´s image.THE PICTURES´´Analysts Unspooled´´ by Adam Green; A psychiatrist analyzes memorable doctors in cinema.ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS´´The Origami Lab´´ by Susan Orlean; A profile of Robert Lang, a physicist who gave it all up for origami.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´The Castaways´´ by Marc Singer; Three Mexican fishermen become stranded in the Pacific for 9 months.THE CRITICS: POP MUSIC´´Big Time´´ by Sasha Frere-Jones; A review of the new album from the highly acclaimed Arcade Fire. Language: English. Narrator: William Dufris, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070221de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are nine articles in the first part of this double issue:COMMENT´´Testing the Climate´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: On the climate´s big week.LUMP OF COAL DEPT.´´Who´s Scrooge?´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: A modern-day Scrooge.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´A Buyer´s Christmas´´, by James Surowiecki: Why has retailing gotten so hard?CHECK, PLEASE´´The Frog at Forty-Five´´, by Mimi Sheraton: Arranging the flowers at La Grenouille.JAZZ DEPT.´´Life on Mars´´, by David Remnick: The Coen brothers of jazz.ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS´´Demolition Man´´, by John Lahr: Harold Pinter and The Homecoming.POP MUSIC´´Stairway to Here´´, by Sasha Frere-Jones: Led Zeppelin returns.THE THEATRE´´Family Planning´´, by Hilton Als: Tracy Letts and Aaron Sorkin on irreconcilable differences.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Settling Scores´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of the new films Charlie Wilson´s War, Sweeney Todd, and Persepolis. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/071219de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This edition contains five articles:THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´The Pirates´ Code´´ by James Surowiecki: On prediction markets.OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS´´On Impact´´ by Ian Frazier: A meteorite mystery in New Jersey.PERSONAL HISTORY´´Forbidden Fare´´ by Orhan Pamuk: When hot dogs came to Turkey.FICTION´´If I Vanished´´ by Stuart DybekBOOKSBryan Caplan´s The Myth of the Rational Voter by Louis Menand. Language: English. Narrator: Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070711de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This edition contains six articles:COMMENT´´The Darksider´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: On Cheney´s hubris.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´What the ----?´´ by Ben McGrath: The value of curse words. ´´Birdnap´´ by Lauren Collins: The pigeon-theft mystery. LETTER FROM AFGHANISTAN´´The Taliban´s Opium War´´ by Jon Lee Anderson: The difficulties and dangers of the eradication program.REFLECTIONS´´This Old House´´ by David Sedaris: Living in a world of antiques.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Battle Scars´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Transformers and Werner Herzog´s Rescue Dawn. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070704de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Appointments´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: How to fill a Senate seat.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Notorious´´, by Ben McGrath: The star of the Notorious B.I.G. movie.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´News You Can Lose´´, by James Surowiecki: The newspaper industry´s uncertain future.FICTION´´Some Woman´´, by Alice Munro.PERSONAL HISTORY´´Dead Man Laughing´´, by Zadie Smith: The things a family found funny.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´A Better Life´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Revolutionary Road, Gran Torino, and The Class. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/081217de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Americanisms´´ by Adam Gopnik: As the President rejects our foundational principles, all we can turn to is our instinct for shared defiance. PROFILES ´´Journeyman´´ by Patrick Radden Keefe: Anthony Bourdain´s moveable feast. BOOKS ´´Not All There´´ by Joyce Carol Oates: The Pulitzer Prize-winning Viet Thanh Nguyen tells stories about people poised between their devastated homeland and their affluent adopted country. ON TELEVISION ´´X Marks the Spot´´ by Emily Nussbaum: Legion provides the backstory of a fringe X-Man who was once deemed too disturbing to be part of the team. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´International Relations´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of A United Kingdom and Land of Mine. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170208de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.