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 ´´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.
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´´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´´The Populists´´, by George Packer: Thomas E. Watson, Bernie Sanders, and Donald Trump. LETTER FROM NEW JERSEY´´The Death and Life of Atlantic City´´, by Nick Paumgarten: Inside the multibillion-dollar casino that was supposed to turn things around. LIFE AND LETTERS´´An Exile in the Corn Belt´´, by Ruth Margalit: Israel´s funniest Palestinian writer decamps to the Midwest. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Hostile Territory´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Queen of Earth and The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150902de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Powerful Gestures´´, by George Packer: America´s apathy about the Syrian refugees. LETTER FROM ICELAND´´Life Is Rescues´´, by Nick Paumgarten: Looking for trouble with a national team of emergency-response volunteers. ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS´´Handel in Kinshasa´´, by Alexis Okeowo: An unlikely orchestra wins the world´s attention. BOOKS´´Uneasy Rider´´, by Alexandra Schwartz: Mary Gaitskill´s fictions of mastery. THE ART WORLD´´Big Ideas´´, by Peter Schjeldahl: A Frank Stella retrospective. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Doing the Right Thing´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Spotlight and Trumbo. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/151104de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Trump in the World´´ by Amy Davidson Sorkin: How can someone so ´´America first” attend an event so globally minded?A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Getting a Shot´´ by Nick Paumgarten: A movie made in a prison captures inmates’ hope and despair.AMERICAN ARCHIVES´´Remainders´´ by Kathryn Schulz: A brilliant début launched the career of a singular talent. How did he get lost?THE ART WORLD´´All American´´ by Peter Schjeldahl: Questions of identity at the National Museum of the American Indian.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Fighting to Be Heard´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Final Year and A Fantastic Woman. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jamie Rennel. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/180124de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´What Do You Call It?´´, by Rebecca Mead: The first decade of the twenty-first century. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Airplane 3´´, by Marshall Heyman: The comedy troupe Second City reunites.´´Cape Crusader´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: One of the world´s most respected matador tailors. PROFILES´´Food Fighter´´ by Nick Paumgarten: John Mackey, co-founder and chief executive of Whole Foods Market.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Van Gogh´s Ear´´, by Adam Gopnik: The Christmas Eve that changed modern art. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Going Native´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Avatar and Sherlock Holmes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/091230de/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.