The Ukraine crisis has reopened old questions about Germany´s relationship to the rest of the West, as Germany drifts away from the United States and gravitates toward Russia and China. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kevin Stillwell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/peri/000103/pe_peri_000103_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Russian leaders often claim the United States reneged on a promise not to expand NATO after the Cold War. They aren´t lying: Although Washington never put a pledge in writing, U.S. officials worked hard to convince Moscow that NATO wouldn´t move east. And in international politics, informal commitments count. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kevin Stillwell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/peri/000074/pe_peri_000074_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In assembling an international coalition to combat ISIS, the United States has looked mostly to the Middle East and Europe, regions that it said face a direct threat from the militant Islamist group. But other parts of the world are just as anxious about ISIS - above all, Southeast Asia. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kevin Stillwell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/peri/000047/pe_peri_000047_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Chin Music´´, by Louis Menand: The war between the White House and Fox News.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´The Oracle´´, by David Remnick: Cornel West keeps his promise to Barack Obama.BOOKS´´The Things People Say´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: Rumors in an age of unreason.MEDICAL DISPATCH´´Robots that Care´´, by Jerome Groopman: Advances in technological therapy.PROFILES´´Wild, Wild Wes´´, by Richard Brody: A master of high style goes looking for adventure. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/091028/pe_nyer_091028_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are six articles in this issue:COMMENT´´Mired´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: Evolution vs. creationism vs. intelligent design.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´The Pre-Season Kid´´ by Ben McGrath: A 19-year-old from Boise becomes an expert on pro football - without ever attending a game.THE POLITICAL SCENE´´Lone Star´´ by Dan Halpern: Singer/author Kinky Friedman runs for governor of Texas. Seriously.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´The Big Tent´´ by Peter J. Boyer: The missions of Billy and Franklin Graham.POP MUSIC´´Overdrive´´ by Sasha Frere-Jones: Kanye West´s high-octane ego.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Mad About the Boy´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Asylum and 2046. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/050817/pe_nyer_050817_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Unclear Dangers´´, by Amy Davidson: The crisis in Baltimore. LIFE AND LETTERS´´Outside In´´, by Kathryn Schulz: Nell Zink turned her back on the publishing world. It found her anyway. PROFILE´´Lighting the Brain´´, by John Colapinto: Karl Deisseroth and the optogenetics breakthrough. BOOKS´´Mirror Stage´´, by Malcolm Gladwell: A memoir of working undercover for the Drug Enforcement Administration. BOOKS´´Anatomy of Error´´, by Joshua Rothman: A surgeon remembers his mistakes. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Distant Emotions´´, by Anthony Lane: Good Kill and Slow West. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150513/pe_nyer_150513_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Don´t Look Back´´, by Steve Coll: Pakistan and the Taliban.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Squidding´´, by Dana Goodyear: Southern California´s squid invasion. LIFE AND LETTERS´´The Deflationist´´, by Larissa MacFarquhar: New York Times Op-Ed columnist Paul Krugman.ANNALS OF GASTRONOMY´´Where´s Chang?´´, by Calvin Trillin: The chef who can´t shake his followers. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Behind Bars´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Shutter Island and A Prophet. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100224/pe_nyer_100224_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This first of a two-part anniversary issue contains seven articles:COMMENT ´´War and Words´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: President George W. Bush´s state of the union. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Trump v. Trump´´ by Mark Singer: A personal history with The Donald.´´Postscript´´ by Paul Rudnick: Remembering playwright Wendy Wasserstein.LETTER FROM WASHINGTON´´The Believer´´ by Jeffrey Goldberg: George W. Bush´s loyal speechwriter. DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES ´´Million-Dollar Murray´´ by Malcolm Gladwell: Why problems like homelessness may be easier to solve than to manage.ON TELEVISION ´´Bauer Power´´ by Nancy Franklin: A new season for the longest day on television.THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Home and Abroad´´ by David Denby: Bubble, Neil Young: Heart of Gold, and Tristram Shandy. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/060208/pe_nyer_060208_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.