In this issue:COMMENT´´Bad Press´´, by Nicholas Lemann: Rules for journalists. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Hunting Horsetails”, by Oliver Sacks: Frond feelings on the High Line.ANNALS OF IMMIGRATION´´The Asylum Seeker´´, by Suketu Mehta: Strategies for a difficult process. LETTER FROM CAIRO´´Who Owns the Revolution?´´, by Wendell Steavenson: Why protesters are back in Tahrir Square. BOOKS´´Over There´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg. A review of A World on Fire.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Just the Sex´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Crazy, Stupid Love and Friends with Benefits. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110727de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´U.S.-Taliban Talks´´, by Steve Coll: A new strategy in Afghanistan is revealed.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Something Old, Something New´´, by Abby Aguirre: Wedding planning with Crystal Harris, Hugh Hefner’s bride-to-be.´´Author, Author´´, by Adam Frankel: A former staffer uncovers an early draft of J.F.K.’s inaugural address.LETTER FROM CAIRO´´On the Square´´, by Wendell Steavenson: Between the protesters and the military.DEPT. OF COSMIC DEBRIS´´Vermin of the Sky´´, by Tad Friend: NASA’s Chicken Little problem.ON TELEVISION´´Anything Goes´´, by Nancy Franklin: A review of MTV´s new series Skins.THE THEATRE´´Wall Crawler´´, by John Lahr: A review of Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110223de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Back to the Square´´, by Wendell Steavenson: Egypt at the polls.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Birds and Bankers´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: Henry Paulson, bird-watching in Central Park.´´Puppet Reboot´´, by Michael Schulman: Jason Segel writes The Muppets.ANNALS OF SCIENCE´´The Power of Nothing´´, by Michael Specter: Do placebos work?THE SPORTING SCENE´´Monday Night Lights´´, by Kelefa Sanneh: Jon Gruden coaches the audience.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´I Spy´´, by Anthony Lane: John le Carre’s spies.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Double Dare´´, by David Denby: Reviews of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Adventures of Tintin. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/111207de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Pessoptimism´´, by Wendell Steavenson: The current view of the Middle East.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Rebellion´´, by Jenna Krajeski: The women of Tahrir Square reunite.´´Feathers´´, by Reeves Wiedeman: Mike Tyson and his pigeons. ´´Girls´ Best Friends´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: Van Cleef & Arpels diamonds on display. ´´Fair Hair´´, by Mark Singer: French and American theorists host a symposium on hair. AMERICAN CHRONICLES´´Twilight´´, by Jill Lepore: The man who invented the study of old age BOOKS´´Wild Thing´´, by Louis Menand: Wild Bill Donovan’s adventures. FICTION´´Going for a Beer´´, by Robert Coover.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´And the Oscar Will Go To…´´, by Anthony Lane: Predictions of the best picture winners – for the next seven years.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Looking for Love´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Hall Pass, Take Me Home Tonight and Jane Eyre. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110309de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are nine articles in this special ´´Life During Wartime´´ (June 12, 2006) issue:COMMENT ´´Just Watching´´ by Philip Gourevitch: The Bush administration´s inaction in Darfur.LIFE DURING WARTIMEPersonal Histories from the last half century of war zones:´´Antarctica, 1958´´ by Robert Stone.´´Vietnam, 1966´´ by Neil Sheehan.´´New York City, 1967´´ by Roger Angell.´´Yugoslavia, 1991´´ by Aleksander Hemon.´´Sierra Leone, 1997´´ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.´´Ivory Coast, 2001´´ by Tony D´Souza.´´Iraq, 2004´´ by Wendell Steavenson.PERSONAL HISTORY´´Meeting E.P.´´ by Samuel Hynes: The Marine pilot´s literary mission to meet Ezra Pound. 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/060607de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.