The New Yorker: A Fiction Trio features short stories by three masters of the form:´´Path Light´´ by Tom Drury: A carelessly tossed bottle nearly misses a man and his dog and begins a quest to find out who threw it.´´Coping Stones´´ by Ann Beattie: A neighbor´s secrets unsettle a small Maine town. ´´The View from Castle Rock´´ by Alice Munro: A family emigrates from Scotland to Canada in 1818 with visions of their lives in the new world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: William Dufris, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/051228de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT´´The Fear Equation´´, by Michael Specter: The U. S. response to the Ebola crisis. OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS´´Pets Allowed´´, by Patricia Marx: What animals can get away with when they have the right credentials. PROFILES´´The Holder of Secrets´´, by George Packer: Laura Poitras’s close-up view of Edward Snowden. BOOKS´´View from the Mountain´´, by Dan Chiasson: new poems by Louise Glück. THE ART WORLD´´Shapes of Things´´, by Peter Schjeldahl: The birth of the abstract. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´High Fliers´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Birdman and Whiplash. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/141015de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Bird´s-Eye View´´, by Lauren Collins: In Skyfaring the pilot Mark Vanhoenacker rediscovers the metaphysics of flying. A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Five Hostages´´, by Lawrence Wright: Families whose children were held captive in Syria felt that U. S. officials had abandoned them. So they secretly joined forces. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150708de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´After Bannon´´ by Jelani Cobb: Some saw his blend of nationalism and racial grievance as the ballast in Trump´s ship. Will his absence change anything? ANNALS OF TELEVISION ´´Riot Girl´´ by Emily Nussbaum: The creator of Orange Is the New Black and Weeds wants her shows to break viewers out of their bubbles. PROFILES ´´Mr. America´´ by Ian Parker: Even in a fractious era, the filmmaker still believes that his documentaries can bring every viewer in. POP MUSIC ´´Over It´´ by Hua Hsu: Known for its old-versus-young frivolity, James Murphy´s band is now mourning greater losses. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/170830de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Women in the White House´´ by Margaret Talbot: Wishful thinkers hope that Ivanka will curb her father´s worst behavior, but it´s unclear how much influence she will have. OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS ´´The Long View´´ by Raffi Khatchadourian: Edward Burtynsky´s quest to photograph a changing planet. A CRITIC AT LARGE ´´The Outside Man´´ by Malcolm Gladwell: What´s the difference between Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden? ON TELEVISION ´´Wikipedia Brown´´ by Emily Nussbaum: A millennial private eye on Search Party. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Mother Lode´´ by Anthony Lane: A review of 20th Century Women and Julieta. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/161214de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Days of Rage´´, by Steve Coll: The Muslim anger meme.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Transaction Man´´, by Nicholas Lemann: The mind of Mitt Romney.PROFILES´´Mugglemarch´´, by Ian Parker: J. K. Rowling’s first adult fiction. ON TELEVISION´´Roux with a View´´, by Emily Nussbaum: Reviews of HBO’s Treme and Showtime’s Homeland. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120926de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´For Heaven’s Sake´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: Going for the God vote. AMERICAN CHRONICLES ´´The Lie Factory´´, by Jill Lepore: The birth of the modern campaign.A CRITIC AT LARGE ´´In Plain View´´, by Malcolm Gladwell: The lessons of the Sandusky case. PROFILES ´´The Crisis Manager´´, by Gay Talese: The Yankees’ unflappable Joe Girardi. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120919de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Table of ContentsFictionPeter Matthiessen, ´´From Lost Man´s River´´PoetryYusef Komunyakaa, ´´Memory Cave´´ Anne Babson Carter, ´´A Morning View of Bluehill Village´´Ben Downing, ´´The Calligraphy Shop´´Deborah Pease, ´´What Is the Word for Window´´Corey Marks, ´´American Monochrome´´David Yezzi, ´´Two Poems´´Wislawa Szymborska, ´´Negative´´Brad Davis, ´´Two Poems´´Joanie Mackowski, ´´Waiting´´Richard Kenney, ´´Venice and Mars´´FictionKate Walbert, ´´The Blue Hour´´PoetryJohn Updike, ´´Two Cunts in Paris´´Michael Blumenthal, ´´Falling Asleep at the Erotic Mozi´´Maura Stanton, ´´The Last Judgment´´Terese Svoboda, ´´Old God´´Kenneth Koch, ´´My Olivetti Speaks´´FictionRick Moody, ´´The Mansion on the Hill´´FeaturesElias Canetti, ´´Selected Notes from Hampstead´´ PoetryMarilyn Hacker, ´´Two Poems´´Sidney Wade, ´´Three Poems´´Carol Vanderveer Hamilton, ´´Narcolepsy´´Clayton Eshleman, ´´Giverny´´Karl Kirchwey, ´´Syracuse´´Timothy Liu, ´´Three Poems´´FictionJane Avrich, ´´The Great Flood´´ 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steve Coulter, Jill Melancon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/peri/000004de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This issue features six articles:COMMENT´´Game Plan´´ by George Packer: What the Republicans´ troubles mean for the opposition.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´What Money Can Buy´´ by Michael Specter: Millions of Africans die needlessly of malaria and other diseases each year. Can Bill Gates change that?PROFILES´´Quiet Depravity´´ by Dana Goodyear: The demure outrages of comedian Sarah Silverman.DANCING´´Paper Tiger´´ by Joan Acocella: Michael Flatley dazzles and disappoints in a new step-dancing extravaganza.ON TELEVISION´´Big Mac´´ by Nancy Franklin: Geena Davis plays the first female president in Commander in Chief. Will viewers vote ´´yes?´´THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Family Matters´´ by David Denby: Strong opinions on The Squid and the Whale and Elizabethtown. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/051019de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.