There are seven articles in the September 25, 2006 issue:COMMENT ´´Untransformed´´ by Elizabeth Kolbert: How the Bush administration keeps missing chances to conserve energy.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Wagers of Sin´´ by James Surowiecki: America´s love-hate relationship with online gambling.ANNALS OF ACCESSORIES´´Bag Lady´´ by Andrea Lee: The woman behind the handbag boom.LETTER FROM NOVA SCOTIA´´Rag Time´´ by Calvin Trillin: Home of the 10-dollar makeover. A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Dressed for Excess´´ by Judith Thurman: Marie Antoinette, out of the closet. ON TELEVISION´´Backstage Angst´´ by Tad Friend: Aaron Sorkin returns to prime time. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Dream On´´ by Anthony Lane: Michel Gondry´s The Science of Sleep and Renaissance. 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/060920de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This issue contains eight articles, including a special section on the devastation of Hurricane Katrina:COMMENT´´In the Ruins´´ by Nicholas Lemann: A New Orleanian reflects on his ruined home town.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Under Water´´ by David Remnick: The political fallout from the Bush Administration´s disaster response.´´On the Roof´´ by Dan Baum: The horrific experiences of two families struggling to evacuate.´´Porch Duty´´ by Dan Baum: Watching the looters.´´Home Alone´´ by Christine Wiltz: The author decides to ride out the storm - but not the aftermath.ANNALS OF LAW´´Swing Shift´´ by Jeffrey Toobin: Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy´s controversial passion for foreign law.BOOKS´´A Cloud of Dust´´ by John Updike: A review of E. L. Doctorow´s new novel, The March.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Partners´´ by David Denby: Reviews of an eclectic assortment of new movies: the comedy The 40-Year-Old Virgin, the documentary March of the Penguins, and the thriller Red Eye. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/050907de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are seven articles in the September 18, 2006 issue:COMMENT ´´Prisoners´´ by George Packer: The politics of justice in the war on terror.ANNALS OF ECONOMICS´´Mind Games´´ by John Cassidy: The science of neuroecomonics.REFLECTIONS´´In the Waiting Room´´ by David Sedaris: The perils of imperfect French.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´War and Remembrance´´ by Ian Buruma: Günter Grass´ controversial new memoir. BOOKS´´Hugger Mugger´´ by John Updike: New novels from John le Carre and Will Just. ON TELEVISION´´Her Debut´´ by Tad Friend: Katie Couric and The CBS Evening News.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Inescapable Pasts´´ by David Denby: Brian De Palma´s The Black Dahlia and The Ground Truth. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/060913de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This issue contains seven articles:COMMENT´´Insurrection´´ by Nicholas Lemann: Hurricane Katrina and the history of federal intervention in the South.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Pump Pressure´´ by James Surowiecki: Why the gas tax won´t budge.LETTER FROM MISSISSIPPI´´Gone With the Surge´´ by Peter J. Boyer: An always-anomalous section of the South prepares to reinvent itself.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Intelligent Design´´ by Paul Rudnick: What really happened during those first seven days.PROFILES´´The Kingdom´´ by Michael Specter: Life in the court of the renowned fashion designer Valentino.BOOKS´´Mammy for the Masses´´ by Hilton Als: Hattie McDaniel worked as a maid and played one in the movies.ON TELEVISION´´Seeing Stars´´ by Nancy Franklin: Nature and the supernatural on TV. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/050921de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This issue contains six articles and a short story:COMMENT´´Storm Warnings´´ by Elizabeth Kolbert: Hurricane Katrina and the impact of global warming.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´High Stakes´´ by Jane Mayer: Mississippi, wetlands development, casinos, and the politics of Sen. Trent Lott.LETTER FROM NEW ORLEANS´´Leaving Desire´´ by Jon Lee Anderson: The Ninth Ward after the hurricane.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Rites´´ by Jeffrey Toobin: Reading the tea leaves at the funeral for Chief Justice William Rehnquist.FICTION´´Cowboy´´ by Thomas McGuane: A brother, a sister, and a hired hand with a shady past.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´Come Rain or Come Shine´´ by John Lahr: The bittersweet life of composer Harold Arlen.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Unhappy Families´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Proof, starring Gwyneth Paltrow, and The Weeping Meadow. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/050914de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are five articles in the September 5, 2006, Education issue:COMMENT ´´No Mercy´´ by Malcolm Gladwell: Are zero-tolerance policies taking things too far?IN THE KITCHEN´´The Lunchroom Rebellion´´ by Burkhard Bilger: Ann Cooper´s bid to improve school food.OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS´´Deerfield in the Desert´´ by Nick Paumgarten: A prep school goes to the Middle East. ON TELEVISION´´Hot Properties´´ by Tad Friend: Deals falling through in the Valley and on the Hill.POP MUSIC´´Sex Symbols´´ by Sasha Frere-Jones: New albums by Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/060830de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are seven articles in the September 11, 2006 issue:COMMENT ´´Lost Love´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: How the U.S. squandered post-9/11 support.TALK OF THE TOWN´´Pipe Cleaner´´ by Joshua Hersh: A pipe organ damaged on 9/11 gets a cleaning. THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Osama´s Bank Account´´ by Steve Coll: Tracking terrorist financing. DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT´´Junior´´ by Jane Mayer: The clandestine life of America´s top Al Qaeda informant.ANNALS OF TERRORISM´´The Master Plan´´ by Lawrence Wright: The next stage of jihad. BOOKS´´Heaven´s Gate´´ by Joan Acocella: Irish prayers in Alice McDermott´s After This.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Supermen´´ by Anthony Lane: Real tinsel town intrigue in Hollywoodland and the films of Kenji Mizoguchi. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/060906de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This special super-sized issue contains 10 articles about the people who gather, make, cook, serve, and eat food that is so mundane you might not give it a second thought - and so exotic you might not give it a first taste.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Check, Please´´ by James Surowiecki: Why we tip - and why, perhaps, we shouldn´t.ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY´´The Bakeoff´´ by Malcolm Gladwell: Project Delta aims to create the perfect cookie.IN THE KITCHEN´´The Egg Men´´ by Burkhard Bilger: What it takes to be a short-order cook in Las Vegas.TABOOSFour short essays about food that a lot of people wouldn´t even think of as food:´´Peacock´´ by Alexandra Fuller´´Tongue´´ by Cynthia Zarin´´Caviar´´ by Anya von Bremzen´´Dog´´ by Dana GoodyearPROFILES´´Gone Fishing´´ by Mark Singer: A New York City chef catches what he cooks.OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS´´Night Kitchens´´ by Judith Thurman: Japan´s masters of artisanal tofu.LETTER FROM ECUADOR´´Speaking of Soup´´ by Calvin Trillin: While learning Spanish, you have to eat!(Originally published Sept. 5, 2005) 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/050831de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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