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´´Cooling on Warming´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Behind Obama´s clean-energy strategy.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Interesting´´, by Nick Paumgarten: The Dos Equis spokesman´s real life. ´´No. 1´´, by John Seabrook: The Decemberists brace for success. MEDICAL DISPATCH´´The Peanut Puzzle´´, by Jerome Groopman: Is there a better way to prevent food allergies? ANNALS OF DISASTER´´Crash Point´´, by John Seabrook: The science of crowd control.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Wagers´´, by Ben Greenman. The political bet on the Super Bowl. POP MUSIC´´Gut Check´´, by Sasha Frere-Jones: P. J. Harvey´s desires.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Too Cool´´, by David Denby: Reviews of No Strings Attarched, Cold Weather, and Uncle Kent. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110202de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Discriminating Tastes´´, by Kelefa Sanneh: Obama and the new racism debate.ANNALS OF ENTERTAINMENT´´The Price of the Ticket´´, by John Seabrook: The business of concertgoing.POLITICS AND PROSE´´The Courthouse Ring´´, by Malcolm Gladwell: The truth about Atticus Finch.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Wilder Women´´, by Judith Thurman: The women behind the Little House stories.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´One of the Boys´´, by Tad Friend: Leslie Mann on the Judd Apatow gang.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Lightened Loads´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Cold Souls and Not Quite Hollywood. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090805de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Conflicting Interests´´, by George Packer: What Egypt means for the U. S. and the Middle East.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Comeback´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: Spitzer, Weiner, and us.OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS´´The Beach Builders´´, by John Seabrook: After Sandy, saving the Jersey Shore.ANNALS OF PREVENTION´´A Raised Hand´´, by Rachel Louise Snyder: When domestic violence turns deadly.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Sins of the Father´´, by James Wood: Memoirs by the children of great writers.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Grim Tidings´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Pacific Rim, Only God Forgives, and The Act of Killing. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130717de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Eight was Enough´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Who really won in Iowa?THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Bombs Away”, by Andrew Marantz: Rick Santorum, Dan Savage, and Google.ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY´´Streaming Dreams”, by John Seabrook: YouTube takes on traditional television. PROFILES´´Writing the Revolution´´, by Wendell Stevenson: The novelist of Tahrir Square.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Inquiring Minds´´, by Adam Gopnik: The unexpected Spanish Inquisition.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Lost Love´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and We Bought a Zoo. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120111de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Peace and War´´, by George Packer: Pres. Obama´s Nobel Peace Prize address.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´El Super´´, by Ian Frazier: Celebrating a favorite Cuban-American film.LETTER FROM CHINA´´Green Giant´´, by Evan Osnos: Beijing´s crash program for clean energy.PROFILE´´The Abstractionist´´, by John Seabrook: Zaha Hadid´s unfettered invention.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Free and Uneasy´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Nine, The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus, The Young Victoria, and A Single Man. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/091216de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Washington Dramas´´ by Margaret Talbot: Republicans and the government shutdown. THE FINANCIAL PAGE ´´The Business End of Obamacare´´ by James Surowiecki: Will the Affordable Care Act hurt the economy? ANNALS OF LAW ´´The Collapse´´ by James B. Stewart: A top law firm self-destructs. ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS ´´The Doctor Is In´´ by John Seabrook: Making hits for Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Dangerous Waters´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Captain Phillips and Parkland. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/131009de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Preventive Measures´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The costs of counterterrorism.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´After Rana Plaza´´, by James Surowiecki: Western companies and Bangladesh’s factory fire.DEPT. OF TECHNOLOGY´´Network Insecurity´´, by John Seabrook: Cyber crime’s inexorable rise.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´The Sense of an Ending´´, by Rebecca Mead: A new direction in dementia care.AMERICAN CHRONICLES´´The Walking Alive´´, by Susan Orlean: The future of treadmill desks.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Only Human´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Star Trek Into Darkness and Stories We Tell. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130515de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Parting Words´´ by George Packer: Politicians are always letting the public off the hook—it might be the most unforgivably dishonest thing they do. Obama was more candid. PROFILES ´´Good Behavior´´ by Sarah Stillman: An unusual team of White House scientists works through the final days of the Obama Administration. PERSONAL HISTORY ´´My Father´s Cellar´´ by John Seabrook: Learning how to drink, and how to stop. POP MUSIC ´´Independence Day´´ by Hua Hsu: Trump is only alluded to on Run the Jewels 3. But, in its note of political refusal, it feels like a protest album. ON TELEVISION ´´Tragedy Plus Time´´ by Emily Nussbaum: How do you fight an enemy who´s just kidding? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170118de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Three-Way Race´´, by Simon Schama: The British elections could end two-party dominance in the United Kingdom.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Hef´s Peak´´, by Dana Goodyear: Hugh Hefner saves the Hollywood sign.´´Make My Day´´, by Tad Friend: Vigilante films have to stack the deck to justify the hero’s rampage. ANNALS OF CRIME´´Incident in Dodge City´´, by Calvin Trillin: What led to a showdown in the riverbed?PERSONAL HISTORY´´The Last Babylift´´, by John Seabrook: Adopting a child in Haiti.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Fighting Form´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Iron Man 2 and The Duel. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Moran. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100505de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.