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´´Enemy of the State´´, by Nicholas Lemann: Ron Paul’s hostility to government.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Supercop”, by Lauren Collins: Bill Bratton, David Cameron, and British Gangs.PROFILES´´All Due Respect”, by Peter Hessler: An American reporter takes on the yakuza. ANNALS OF COMMUNICATIONS´´War of Choice´´, by Ken Auletta: Marco Rubio’s battle with Univision.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Center of the Universe´´, by Simon Rich: How the world was created.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Tehran Tales´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of A Separation and The Hunter. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120104de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Zero Grounds´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The Ground Zero Mosque.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Down the Aisle´´, by Dana Goodyear: The wedding industry cheers the gay-marriage ruling.LETTER FROM TEHRAN´´After the Crackdown´´, by Jon Lee Anderson: Talking to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad - and the opposition - about Iran today. SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Who Is Alex Trebek´´, by Simon Rich. THE ANNALS OF GASTRONOMY´´The Truffle Kid´´, by Dana Goodyear: Supplying fine food in a town where money is no object. ON TELEVISON´´Old Mortality´´, by Nancy Franklin: A review of the new Showtime series The Big C starring Laura Linney. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100811de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Will Chinese economic development ultimately lead to political development? In his new book, Age of Ambition, the journalist Evan Osnos discovers what might be the missing link: the emergence in Chinese society of a search for dignity. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kevin Stillwell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/peri/000037de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This edition contains eight articles:THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Sick and Twisted´´, by Atul Gawande: Michael Moore and our health-care morass.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Fuel for Thought´´, by James Surowiecki: On fuel efficiency and the automobile industry.THE PICTURES´´Ghostly´´, by Mark Singer: Looking for Goya at the Frick. With Milos Forman.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Hey, Look´´, by Simon Rich: Teenage self-consciousness.LETTER FROM PAKISTAN´´Days of Rage´´, by William Dalrymple: Challenges for Pakistan´s future.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´A Fine Romance´´, by David Denby: The new comedy of the sexes.ON TELEVISION´´Dangerous Liaisons´´, by Nancy Franklin: Law and disorder on FX.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Dream On´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Hairspray and Ratatouille. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070718de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Soak the Very, Very Rich´´, by James Surowiecki: Building a smarter tax code.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Dry Run´´, by Mimi Sheraton: America’s hope preps for the culinary Olympics.´´Graphic Novel´´, by Samantha Henig: Artists reimagine Richard Price´s Lush Life.DOWNTOWN CHRONICLES´´Sleeping with Weapons´´, by Tad Friend: Why did John Lurie disappear?A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Queen of Crime´´, by Joan Acocella: How Agatha Christie created the modern murder mystery. POP MUSIC´´The Dotted Line´´, by Sasha Frere-Jones: What do record labels do now? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100818de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are six articles in the March 26, 2007 issue: COMMENT ´´Authorizations´´ by Seymour Hersh: The dismissal of a Vietnam general offers some lessons on war today. ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS ´´Rembrandt´s Ghost´´ by Simon Schama: What Picasso took from the early master. OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS ´´Anything Pink Rocks´´ by Alex Wilkinson: The East Village´s purveyor of punk. FICTION ´´Playdate´´ by Kate Walbert: Two Manhattan moms spend an afternoon together. ON TELEVISION ´´Travelling On´´ by Nancy Franklin: Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver take on southern accents in FX´s The Riches. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Loves Lost´´ by Anthony Lane: Adam Sandler and Don Cheadle in Reign Over Me and Sandra Bullock in Premonition. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070321de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are seven articles in the January 29, 2007 issue:COMMENT ´´Hard Cases´´ by Nicholas Lemann: What´s ultimately behind the Lewis Libby trial.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Bookings´´ by Jeffrey Goldberg: Why is Rich Little hosting the White House Correspondent´s dinner? REFLECTIONS´´The Birds´´ by David Sedaris: A stand-off at the window. LETTER FROM MOSCOW´´Kremlin, Inc.´´ by Michael Specter: Why are Vladimir Putin´s critics being murdered?BOOKS´´Classics Galore´´ by John Updike: Jane Smiley´s latest, Ten Days in the Hills.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Crime Scenes´´ by David Denby: Jude Law in Breaking and Entering and Jeremy Piven in Smokin´ Aces. 1. Language: English. Narrator: William Dufris, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070124de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Bailing Out´´, by John Cassidy: Wall Street and the election.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Public Humiliation´´, by James Surowiecki: The perils of being a publicly traded bank.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Too Big to Fail´´, by Andy Borowitz: Pleading for a loan.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´The Last Tour´´, by William Finnegan: A casualty of post-traumatic stress disorder.ANNALS OF LAW´´Rich Bitch´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: Should pets be allowed to inherit millions?THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Guns and Lovers´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Appaloosa and Righteous Kill. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/080924de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´China’s Crisis´´, by Evan Osnos: A family scandal exposes the system.ANNALS OF GASTRONOMY ´´Raw Deal´´, by Dana Goodyear: A major food fight in California. ANNALS OF HIGHER EDUCATION´´Get Rich U.´´, by Ken Auletta: Is Stanford too close to Silicon Valley? BOOKS´´Unreconciled´´, by Philip Gourevitch: A review of Patrick Flanery’s novel, Absolution.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Funny and Funnier´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Bernie, The Three Stooges, and Lockout. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120425de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.