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/080618/pe_nyer_080618_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/170118/pe_nyer_170118_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´College Try´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The President´s campus tour.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Engine Trouble´´, by Ben McGrath: A vigilante´s quest against idling vehicles.´´The Wall´´, by John Seabrook: Rock stars immortalize Manny´s Music.ANNALS OF SCIENCE´´Don´t!´´, by Jonah Lehrer. Secrets of highly effective underdogs.THE WORLD OF BUSINESS´´Drink Up´´, by Dana Goodyear. The man behind Two Buck Chuck.THE THEATRE´´Panic Attack´´, by John Lahr. A review of Waiting for Godot. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Highly Illogical´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Star Trek. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090513/pe_nyer_090513_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/100505/pe_nyer_100505_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/091216/pe_nyer_091216_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/130515/pe_nyer_130515_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/120111/pe_nyer_120111_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Harsh Talk´´ by Margaret Talbot: Latino voters and the G.O.P. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Women´s Work´´ by Rebecca Mead: Women and Shakespeare with Dame Harriet Walter. ANNALS OF SCIENCE´´The Gene Hackers´´ by Michael Specter: A powerful new technology enables us to manipulate our DNA more easily than ever before. A REPORTER AT LARGE´´The Invisible Library´´ by John Seabrook: Can digital technology make the Herculaneum scrolls legible after two thousand years? BOOKS´´Silent Partner´´ by Judith Thurman: What do Nabokov´s letters conceal? THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Human Bondage´´ by Anthony Lane: A review of Spectre. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/151111/pe_nyer_151111_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: PROFILES ´´The Mixologist´´ by John Seabrook: How Mike Will made it. A REPORTER AT LARGE ´´The Threshold´´ by Larissa MacFarquhar: A hospice nurse´s encounters. A CRITIC AT LARGE ´´There Goes the Neighborhood´´ by Kelefa Sanneh: Is it really a problem when poor areas get richer? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt, Dan Bernard. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/160713/pe_nyer_160713_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/110202/pe_nyer_110202_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.