In this issue:COMMENT´´Exhillaration´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: The legacy of Hillary Clinton´s presidential campaign.THE POLITICAL SCENE´´One Angry Man´´ by Peter J. Boyer: Is MSNBC´s Keith Olbermann changing TV news?SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Antiheroes´´ by George Saunders: Non-superpowers for the Everyman.ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY´´Hello, HAL´´ by John Seabrook: The battle to make computers understand.BOOKS´´She´s Not Herself´´ by James Wood: Rivka Galchen´s Atmospheric Disturbances, a first novel about marriage and madness.THE CURRENT CINEMA:´´Bulges´´ by David Denby: Reviews of The Incredible Hulk and You Don´t Mess with the Zohan. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/080618de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´The President´s Hero´´, by David Remnick: Obama and John Lewis.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Third-String Rummy´´, by Ben McGrath: Donald Rumsfeld attends an Ivy League football reunion.OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS´´Ms. Kennedy Regrets´´, by Larissa MacFarquhar: A senate candidacy withdrawn.ANNALS OF POLITICS´´The Wizard´´, by Kelefa Sanneh: Booker T. Washington´s lessons.FICTION´´Al Roosten´´, by George Saunders. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090128de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Leading Causes´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: The United States needs to get serious.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´The Big Pin´´, by Lauren Collins: Jewelry-box diplomacy.ANNALS OF ECONOMICS ´´Rational Irrationality´´, by John Cassidy: The real reason that capitalism is so crash-prone.LETTER FROM TEHRAN´´Veiled Threat´´, by Anonymous: Iranian women protest the government.FICTION´´Victory Lap´´, by George Sauders.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Spousal Support´´, by Zev Borrow: Relationships with intelligent machines. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090930de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Trump vs. ´Trump´´´ by Mark Singer: Donald Trump´s image. AMERICAN CHRONICLES ´´Trump Days´´ by George Saunders: Up close with the candidate and his crowds. LETTER FROM REYKJAVIK ´´Cool Runnings´´ by Adam Gopnik: How to become President of Iceland. ON TELEVISION ´´Empathy for the Devil´´ by Emily Nussbaum: Radical loss on Orange Is the New Black. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Family Ties´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Café Society and Life, Animated. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/160706de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Storms Brewing´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: What we can do about the weather.PERSONAL HISTORY´´The Aquarium”, by Aleksandar Hemon: A tale of two daughters.STARTING OUT´´Shacks´´, by Edward P. Jones.´´Where I Learned to Read´´, by Salvatore Scibona. FICTION´´Home´´, by George Saunders.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Travelling Shows´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Trip and Road to Nowhere. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110608de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are seven articles in the May 28, 2007, issue:COMMENT ´´Human Nature´´ by Elizabeth Kolbert: Rachel Carson´s legacy. THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Feature Presentation´´ by James Surowiecki: Why feature creep is making devices harder, not easier, to use.DEPT. OF TECHNOLOGY´´Remember This?´´ by Alec Wilkinson: Gordon Bell, virtual pack rat. SHOUTS & MURMURS´´My Undoing´´ by George Meyer: One man´s love of conferences.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´A Boy´s World´´ by Anthony Lane: The Tintin century.FICTION´´Puppy´´ by George Saunders: Two mothers meet over the sale of a puppy. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Not Kids´ Stuff´´ by David Denby: Everyone´s favorite green ogre returns in Shrek the Third; the Japanese anime film Paprika. 1. Language: English. Narrator: William Dufris, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070523de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
COMMENT´´Falling´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: On sex and politics.TALK OF THE TOWN´´Y´all Torture Me Home´´, by George Saunders: Confusion abounds.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Just the Facts, Ma´am´´, by Jill Lepore: Fake memoirs, factual fictions, and the history of history.THE SPORTING SCENE´´Nails Never Fails´´, by Ben McGrath: Lenny Dykstra´s guidance for pro athletes.REFLECTIONS´´April & Paris´´, by David Sedaris: The pitfalls of animal passion.ON TELEVISION´´Oprah´s World´´, by Nancy Franklin: Spreading the gospel of giving.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Faraway Places´´, by David Denby: Reviews of the new films Boarding Gate and Taxi to the Dark Side. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/080319de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Wider War´´ by Dexter Filkins: The Iraq crisis. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Poll´´ by Ian Frazier: Thoughts on a sports controversy at a Brooklyn powwow. ANNALS OF ENTERPRISE ´´The Disruption Machine´´ by Jill Lepore: Rethinking the innovation craze. SHOUTS & MURMURS ´´Liner Notes´´ by George Saunders: The album that is but never was. ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS ´´The Id Girls´´ by Nick Paumgarten: The new humor of Broad City. POP MUSIC ´´The Skeptic´´ by Sasha Frere-Jones: Chrissie Hynde goes solo. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Limited Partners´´ by David Denby: Reviews of Third Person and 22 Jump Street. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/140618de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are seven articles in the April 10, 2006 issue:COMMENT ´´Alien Nation´´ by John Cassidy: The debate about immigration.ANNALS OF CULTURE´´The Soundtrack of Your Life´´ by David Owen: How Muzak makes you buy. SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Nostalgia´´ by George Saunders: When you start to know you´re old. REFLECTIONS´´The Understudy´´ by David Sedaris: A babysitter´s brief reign of terror.BOOKS ´´Here´s Why´´ by Malcolm Gladwell: A sociologist offers an anatomy of explanations. ´´Drawn to Gypsies´´ by John Updike: Six years in the South of France.ON TELEVISION ´´Splitsville, U.S.A.´´ by Nancy Franklin: Julia Louis-Dreyfus finds the fun in divorce, and Sons & Daughters. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/060405de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Suffering´´, by George Packer: The earthquake in Haiti.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Helpless´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: New York rallies for Haiti.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Bundles of Cable´´, by James Surowiecki: The latest public battle over programming fees. LIFE AND LETTERS´´Kid Goth´´, by Dana Goodyear: Neil Gaiman´s fantasies. BOOKS ´´Louche Change´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: A review of Game Change.PERSONAL HISTORY´´The Dime Store Floor´´, by David Owen: What did childhood smell like?SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Heavy Artillery´´, by George Saunders: Obesity could become a matter of national security. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Survival Stories´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Creation and The Girl on the Train. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100120de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.