In this issue:COMMENT´´Faking It´´ by Steve Coll: Donald Trump´s ´´Fake News´´ Tactics.LETTER FROM WASHINGTON´´The Russia Portfolio´´ by Jeffrey Toobin: After Michael Flynn pleads guilty, the President´s lawyers scramble.ANNALS OF EDUCATION´´Two Schools of Thought´´ by Rebecca Mead: Success Academy´s quest to combine rigid discipline with a progressive curriculum.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Acts of Attention´´ by Tobi Haslett: What Susan Sontag never changed her mind about.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Overflowing´´ by Anthony Lane: A review of The Shape of Water. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jamie Renell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/171206de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´A Lot of Gas´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: Bad policy on the campaign trail. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´The Trade´´, by Ben McGrath: New Yorkers get a taste of Tebow.PROFILES´´Mayor Presumptive´´, by Rebecca Mead: Christine Quinn’s patience. THE WAYWARD PRESS´´Mail Supremacy´´, by Lauren Collins: The paper that rules Britannia. PERSONAL HISTORY´´Dentists Without Borders´´, by David Sedaris: A French way with teeth. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Kids at Risk´´, by David Denby: Reviews of The Hunger Games and Bully. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120328de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Activism v. Restraint´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: President Obama faces a Supreme Court dominated by political adversaries.THE WAYWARD PRESS´´Rage Machine´´, by Rebecca Mead: Andrew Breitbart’s empire of bluster. ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS´´Immigration Blues´´, by Alec Wilkinson: On the road with Los Tigres del Norte.SHOUT & MURMURS´´Your New College Graduate: A Parents’ Guide´´, by Simon Rich. ON TELEVISON´´Talking Dirty´´, by Nancy Franklin: Chelsea Handler sexes up late night. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Straight Arrow´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Ridley Scott´s Robin Hood. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Moran. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100519de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´In the Dark´´ by Amy Davidson Sorkin: The most important lesson of the hurricane is how close to the margins many Americans are now living. ANNALS OF POLITICS ´´Still Here´´ by David Remnick: She talks about Trump, Comey, collusion, ´´deplorables,´´ and the power of sexism. PROFILES ´´Transformer´´ by Rebecca Mead: The designer combines 3-D printing and hand stitching to reimagine the possibilities of the human body. LETTER FROM LAGOS ´´Armor and Lingerie´´ by Alexis Okeowo: Is conservative Nigeria ready for Amaka Osakwe? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170920de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT ´´Today’s Woman´´, by David Remnick: Hillary Clinton – then and now. ON AND OFF THE AVENUE ´´Sole Cycle´´, Rebecca Mead: The homely Birkenstock is getting a fashion makeover.LETTER FROM SEOUL ´´About Face´´, by Patricia Marx: Why is South Korea the world’s plastic-surgery capital? A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´A Fight at the Opera´´, by James B. Stewart: Peter Gelb’s bold vision for the Met comes at a cost. ON TELEVISION ´´What About Bob?´´, by Emily Nussbaum: A review of The Jinx. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150318de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Trump´s Intervention´´ by Steve Coll: If President Trump broadens his aims against Assad, he will enter the very morass that Candidate Trump warned against. ANNALS OF LAW ´´Full-Court Press´´ by Jeffrey Toobin: The impresario behind Neil Gorsuch´s confirmation. PROFILES ´´The Prophet of Dystopia´´ by Rebecca Mead: Margaret Atwood´s dark ´´speculative fiction´´ eerily anticipated today’s crises. ON TELEVISION ´´Authority Always Wins´´ by Emily Nussbaum: Margaret Atwood´s dark ´´speculative fiction´´ eerily anticipated today´s crises. THE ART WORLD ´´Second Impressions´´ by Peter Schjeldahl: Frédéric Bazille´s brief career reconsidered. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Men on Missions´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Lost City of Z and Aftermath. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170412de/bk_rhde_002536_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/160302de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Foreign Story´´, by Rebecca Mead: The Amanda Knox syndrome.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Magic Lantern´´, by Emma Allen: Reed Krakoff helps design a lamp for charity.´´Honest Honus´´, by Reeves Wiedeman: The most valuable baseball card in existence.THE SPORTING SCENE´´Oddball´´, by Ben McGrath: The education of R. A. Dickey.OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS´´The El Dorado Machine´´, by Douglas Preston: Lost cities of the pre-Columbian rain forest.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Battle Weary´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Iron Man 3 and Something in the Air. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130501de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Schoolwork´´, by Nicholas Lemann: The real problem with higher education.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´The Laughing Man´´, by Jim Windolf: Robert Plant plays the rock star.ANNALS OF LAW´´Without a Paddle´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: Can Justice Breyer save the Obama agenda? LETTER FROM MOSCOW´´Garage Mechanics´´, by Julia Ioffe: Can an oligarch´s girlfriend kick-start a contemporary-arts scene in Moscow?ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS´´Adaptation´´, by Rebecca Mead: A theatre company is putting every word of The Great Gatsby onstage. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´English Tests´´, by David Denby: Reviews of You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger and Never Let Me Go. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100922de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Behind the Curtain´´, by David Remnick: Libya, Barack Obama, and leading from behind.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Local Hero´´, by William Finnegan: The best surfer on Long Island.PROFILES ´´Better, Faster, Stronger´´, by Rebecca Mead: The four-hour world of Timothy Ferriss. LETTER FROM CALIFORNIA´´Contract City´´, by Tad Friend: A deadly budget dispute in Orange County.OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS´´The March of the Strandbeests´´, by Ian Frazier: Theo Jansen’s wind-powered sculpture.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Noble Creatures´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Chasing Madoff. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110831de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.