In this issue: COMMENT ´´October Surprises´´ by Amy Davidson: The WikiLeaks e-mails. THE FINANCIAL PAGE ´´Uneasy Lies the Head´´ by James Surowiecki: Companies treat—and pay—top executives as if they were all-powerful. So when things go bad the boss is shown the door. ANNALS OF RELIGION ´´The Moral Minority´´ by Kelefa Sanneh: If the Southern Baptist church can´t be bigger, Russell Moore wants it to be better. LETTER FROM SHANGHAI ´´The Emperor´s New Museum´´ by Jiayang Fan: An ostentatious billionaire is using art to put China on the cultural map. ON TELEVISION ´´Fox Eats Crow´´ by Emily Nussbaum: The crisis of Fox News and the rise of Megyn Kelly. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Good Fights´´ by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Hacksaw Ridge and Loving. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/161102/pe_nyer_161102_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Appointments´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: How to fill a Senate seat.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Notorious´´, by Ben McGrath: The star of the Notorious B.I.G. movie.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´News You Can Lose´´, by James Surowiecki: The newspaper industry´s uncertain future.FICTION´´Some Woman´´, by Alice Munro.PERSONAL HISTORY´´Dead Man Laughing´´, by Zadie Smith: The things a family found funny.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´A Better Life´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Revolutionary Road, Gran Torino, and The Class. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/081217/pe_nyer_081217_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This issue contains seven articles:COMMENT´´Bah Humbug´´ by Hendrik Hertzberg: Taking sides on the war on Christmas. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Baghdad to Swarthmore´´ by Ben McGrath: College students call Baghdad on War News Radio. ´´Magnum P.I.s´´ by Lauren Collins: Tracking the flow of illegal guns into New York City. THE FINANCIAL PAGE ´´Blackberry Picking´´ by James Surowiecki: Wireless e-mail and the problem with patents. LIFE AND LETTERS´´Far from Narnia´´ by Laura Miller: Author Philip Pullman´s secular fantasy for children. BOOKS ´´All that Glitters´´ by Louis Menand: Literature´s global economy.THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´The Other´´ by Anthony Lane: Munich, Hidden, and The New World. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/051221/pe_nyer_051221_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.