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Linda

Linda Tucson, AZ, United States

Sericulturalist and horticulturalist, mad scientist and earth oven baker.

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  • "Connect With Fiber Sources Without ..."

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    Travel the world of exotic fibers without leaving your spinning wheel. From former Soviet Central Asia to a tiny island off the coast of Washington in the U.S. Pacific northwest, follow your ears to a world of communion and imagination. If you cherish fiber arts and the animals that make them possible, this is a journey for you.

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    Wild Fibers: Five Years of Favorites

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    An exciting, informative, and unquestionably humorous journey through the international fiber world with Linda Cortright, editor of Wild Fibers magazine. Travel with Linda from the Himalayas to Puget Sound, experience a helicopter sheep rescue in the mountains of New Zealand, drink yak butter tea, and spend a night on the tundra, learn about the ancient sheep of St. Kilda, and visit a buffalo ranch in Texas. These stories of exotic animals and the people who care for them will go straight to your heart.

    Karen says: "Wild Fibers: 5 years of favorites"
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    "Insightful"

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    Good narration. Very up to date and insightful. Always too much bad news though. Makes one depressed and a little cynical at times.

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  • "Excellent summary"

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    I find this an excellent way to get my "news fix" in the morning when I'm working and don't have access to other media.

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    The New York Times Audio Digest, 1-Month Subscription

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

    George says: "It's Great!"

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  • 4.8 (11 ratings)
    The New Yorker, 12-Month Subscription  by The New Yorker Narrated by Todd Mundt, Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall

    The New Yorker, 12-Month Subscription

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 3 mins)
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    • Narrated By Todd Mundt, Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
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    The New Yorker's blend of reporting, commentary, criticism, fiction, and cartoons has garnered 36 National Magazine Awards since its debut in 1925 - more than any other publication. Edited by Pulitzer Prize winner David Remnick, the magazine has had only five editors in its 80-year history. Each week, Audible and the editorial staff of The New Yorker work together to select a variety of the issue's best articles from The Talk of the Town, Fiction, The Critics, and more. Each article is read in its entirety. The New Yorker is available in audio exclusively at audible.com.

    Gene says: "Amazing"
  • 4.6 (23 ratings)
    The New Yorker, 1-Month Subscription  by The New Yorker Narrated by Todd Mundt, Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall

    The New Yorker, 1-Month Subscription

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 3 mins)
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    • Narrated By Todd Mundt, Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
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    The New Yorker's blend of reporting, commentary, criticism, fiction, and cartoons has garnered 36 National Magazine Awards since its debut in 1925 - more than any other publication. Edited by Pulitzer Prize winner David Remnick, the magazine has had only five editors in its 80-year history. Each week, Audible and the editorial staff of The New Yorker work together to select a variety of the issue's best articles from The Talk of the Town, Fiction, The Critics, and more. Each article is read in its entirety. The New Yorker is available in audio exclusively at audible.com.

    Jessie says: "Finally!"
  • 4.4 (17 ratings)
    The New Yorker (May 8, 2006) (






ABRIDGED) by George Packer, Lauren Collins, James Surowiecki, David Sedaris, Bruce McCall, Jhumpa Lahiri, Anthony Lane

    The New Yorker (May 8, 2006)

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    • By George Packer, Lauren Collins, James Surowiecki, and others
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    "Not Wise" by George Packer; "Choke Artist" by Lauren Collins; "Through the Roof" by James Surowiecki; "Memento Mori" by David Sedaris; "Rummy in Love" by Bruce McCall; "Once in a Lifetime" by Jhumpa Lahiri; and "Chosing Sides" by Anthony Lane.

  • 4.3 (15 ratings)
    The New Yorker (April 3, 2006)  by Steve Coll, David Owen, James Surowiecki, Paul Rudnick, John Lahr, Sasha Frere-Jones, David Denby

    The New Yorker (April 3, 2006)

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    • By Steve Coll, David Owen, James Surowiecki, and others
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    "Deluded" by Steve Coll; "The S.A.T.'s Watchdog" by David Owen; "Printing Money" by James Surowiecki; "My Billy" by Paul Rudnick; "Citizen Penn" by John Lahr; "On Top" by Sasha Frere-Jones: Mariah Carey's record-breaking career; and "Tobacco and Drugs" by David Denby.

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  • 4.4 (14 ratings)
    Fresh Air: On Stage and Screen  by Terry Gross

    Fresh Air: On Stage and Screen

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    Cage, Keitel, Coppola, and 15 other stars of the stage and screen speak candidly with Fresh Air's Terry Gross in this compilation of classic interviews. Also available: Fresh Air: Laughs, featuring Pryor, Carey, Mason, and more.

  • 4.3 (14 ratings)
    The New Yorker (Feb. 6, 2006)  by John Cassidy, Lauren Collins, Malcolm Gladwell, Zev Borow, Tobias Wolff, Louis Menand

    The New Yorker (Feb. 6, 2006)

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    • By John Cassidy, Lauren Collins, Malcolm Gladwell, and others
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    "Moneyman" by John Cassidy: "Divo's Diva" by Lauren Collins; "Troublemakers" by Malcolm Gladwell; "Very Bad People" by Zev Borow; "The Red Devil" by John Cassidy; "The Deposition" by Tobias Wolff; and "The Earthquake" by Louis Menand.

  • 4.5 (14 ratings)
    Fareed Zakaria at the 92nd Street Y (






ABRIDGED) by Fareed Zakaria Narrated by Jim Hoge

    Fareed Zakaria at the 92nd Street Y

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    • By Fareed Zakaria
    • Narrated By Jim Hoge
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    The editor of Newsweek International since 2001, Fareed Zakaria oversees the magazine's eight editions in Asia, Latin America, Europe, Australia and the Middle East. His column, on subjects ranging from terrorism, national security and America's role in the world to the global economy and the rise of China and India, appears in Newsweek, Newsweek International and The Washington Post.

  • 4.6 (13 ratings)
    The New Yorker (April 10, 2006) (






ABRIDGED) by John Cassidy, David Owen, George Saunders, David Sedaris, Malcolm Gladwell, John Updike, Nancy Franklin

    The New Yorker (April 10, 2006)

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    • By John Cassidy, David Owen, George Saunders, and others
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    "Alien Nation" by John Cassidy; "The Soundtrack of Your Life" by David Owen; "Nostalgia" by George Saunders; "The Understudy" by David Sedaris; "Here's Why" by Malcolm Gladwell; "Drawn to Gypsies" by John Updike; and "Splitsville, U.S.A." by Nancy Franklin.

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  • 4.3 (11 ratings)
    The New Yorker (Nov. 7, 2005)  by David Remnick, Nicholas Lemann, Ian Frazier, Elizabeth Kolbert, Caleb Crain, John Updike, John Lahr, Nancy Franklin, David Denby

    The New Yorker (Nov. 7, 2005)

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    • By David Remnick, Nicholas Lemann, Ian Frazier, and others
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    "Hell Week" by David Remnick; "Telling Secrets" by Nicholas Lemann; "Pensees d'Automne" by Ian Frazier; "Firebrand" by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Rail-Splitting" by Caleb Crain; "Dying For Love" by John Updike; "Reversal of Fortune" by John Lahr; "Boys in the Hood" by Nancy Franklin; "Lost Boys" by David Denby.

  • 4.5 (11 ratings)
    The New Yorker (Jan. 23 & 30, 2006) - Part 2  by Ben McGrath, Lauren Collins, James Surowiecki, Nicholas Lemann, Tad Friend, David Denby

    The New Yorker (Jan. 23 & 30, 2006) - Part 2

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    • By Ben McGrath, Lauren Collins, James Surowiecki, and others
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    "Study Buddy" by Ben McGrath; "Mr. Berendt's Party" by Lauren Collins; "Morales's Mistake" by James Surowiecki; "The Murrow Doctrine" by Nicholas Lemann; "The Pursuit of Happiness" by Tad Friend; and "Battle Lines" by David Denby.

  • 4.5 (11 ratings)
    The New Yorker (April 17, 2006) (






ABRIDGED) by Hendrik Hertzberg, Sasha Frere-Jones, Lauren Collins, Peter J. Boyle, Adam Gopnik, John Lahr, David Denby

    The New Yorker (April 17, 2006)

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    • By Hendrik Hertzberg, Sasha Frere-Jones, Lauren Collins, and others
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    "Consumption" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Haggadah Da-Vida" by Sasha Frere-Jones; Dubai's Divas-in-Training by Lauren Collins; "A Church Asunder" by Peter J. Boyle; "Jesus Laughed" by Adam Gopnik; "Masquerade" by John Lahr; and "Exposed" by David Denby.

  • The New Yorker, 1-Month Subscription  by The New Yorker Narrated by Todd Mundt, Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall

    The New Yorker, 1-Month Subscription

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 3 mins)
    • By The New Yorker
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    The New Yorker's blend of reporting, commentary, criticism, fiction, and cartoons has garnered 36 National Magazine Awards since its debut in 1925 - more than any other publication. Edited by Pulitzer Prize winner David Remnick, the magazine has had only five editors in its 80-year history. Each week, Audible and the editorial staff of The New Yorker work together to select a variety of the issue's best articles from The Talk of the Town, Fiction, The Critics, and more. Each article is read in its entirety. The New Yorker is available in audio exclusively at audible.com.

    Jessie says: "Finally!"
  • The New York Times Audio Digest, 1-Month Subscription

    The New York Times Audio Digest, 1-Month Subscription

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

    George says: "It's Great!"
  • The Wall Street Journal on Audible.com 1-Month Subscription  by The Wall Street Journal Narrated by The Wall Street Journal

    The Wall Street Journal on Audible.com 1-Month Subscription

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    Here's a creative way to make the best use of your morning commute: listen to The Wall Street Journal. Each morning, you'll get the must-hear stories from the Journal's front page, as well as the most popular columns and briefings from Marketplace, Money & Investing, and more. And, every Friday, you'll get a bonus delivery: features, columns, and reviews from the Weekend Journal.

    Casey says: "Pretty Good, but could be Great"
  • Vanity Fair: August 2014 Issue  by Vanity Fair Narrated by Graydon Carter, various narrators

    Vanity Fair: August 2014 Issue

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    Vanity Fair is a cultural filter, sparking the global conversation about the people and ideas that matter most. With a dedication to journalistic excellence and powerful storytelling, Vanity Fair is the first choice - often the only choice - for the world's most influential and important audience. From print to social media, the big screen to the smartphone and now on audio, Vanity Fair is the arbiter of our era.

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  • The New Yorker, 12-Month Subscription  by The New Yorker Narrated by Todd Mundt, Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall

    The New Yorker, 12-Month Subscription

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 3 mins)
    • By The New Yorker
    • Narrated By Todd Mundt, Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
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    The New Yorker's blend of reporting, commentary, criticism, fiction, and cartoons has garnered 36 National Magazine Awards since its debut in 1925 - more than any other publication. Edited by Pulitzer Prize winner David Remnick, the magazine has had only five editors in its 80-year history. Each week, Audible and the editorial staff of The New Yorker work together to select a variety of the issue's best articles from The Talk of the Town, Fiction, The Critics, and more. Each article is read in its entirety. The New Yorker is available in audio exclusively at audible.com.

    Gene says: "Amazing"
  • The New York Times Audio Digest,12-Month Subscription

    The New York Times Audio Digest,12-Month Subscription

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

    Bruce says: "Excellent encapsulation of NYT"
  • The New York Times Audio Digest, July 30, 2014  by The New York Times Narrated by The New York Times

    The New York Times Audio Digest, July 30, 2014

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    • By The New York Times
    • Narrated By The New York Times
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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

  • The New Yorker, June 23rd, 2014 (Dexter Filkins, Ian Frazier, Jill Lepore)  by Dexter Filkins, Ian Frazier, Jill Lepore Narrated by Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall

    The New Yorker, June 23rd, 2014 (Dexter Filkins, Ian Frazier, Jill Lepore)

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    • By Dexter Filkins, Ian Frazier, Jill Lepore
    • Narrated By Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
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    "Wider War" by Dexter Filkins; "Poll" by Ian Frazier; "The Disruption Machine" by Jill Lepore; "Liner Notes" by George Saunders; "The Id Girls" by Nick Paumgarten; "The Skeptic" by Sasha Frere-Jones.

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  • Wild Fibers: Five Years of Favorites  by Linda Cortright Narrated by Linda Cortright

    Wild Fibers: Five Years of Favorites

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    • By Linda Cortright
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    An exciting, informative, and unquestionably humorous journey through the international fiber world with Linda Cortright, editor of Wild Fibers magazine. Travel with Linda from the Himalayas to Puget Sound, experience a helicopter sheep rescue in the mountains of New Zealand, drink yak butter tea, and spend a night on the tundra, learn about the ancient sheep of St. Kilda, and visit a buffalo ranch in Texas. These stories of exotic animals and the people who care for them will go straight to your heart.

    Karen says: "Wild Fibers: 5 years of favorites"
  • Never Give In!: Winston Churchill's Greatest Speeches (






ABRIDGED) by Sir Winston Churchill Narrated by Sir Winston Churchill

    Never Give In!: Winston Churchill's Greatest Speeches

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    Winston Churchill steered Britain through its darkest hours during World War II. He was one of the 20th century's greatest orators, and the speeches that he painstakingly composed, rehearsed, and delivered inspired courage in an entire nation. Churchill's output was prolific; his complete speeches alone contain over 5 million words.

    Jake says: "Highly Recommended"
  • The New Yorker: Debut Fiction  by Uwem Akpan, Karen Russell, Justin Tussing

    The New Yorker: Debut Fiction

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    The New Yorker's special Debut Fiction collection features three very different stories by writers who have yet to publish a book: "An Ex-Mas Feast" by Uwem Akpan, the day-to-day struggles and conflicts of a street family in Nairobi, dependent on the money their 12-year-old daughter brings in as a prostitute; "Haunting Olivia" by Karen Russell, a tale of two brothers searching the water for their dead sister; and "The Laser Age" by Justin Tussing.

    Katurah says: "Very real.....but"
  • The New Yorker: A Fiction Trio  by Tom Drury, Ann Beattie, Alice Munro Narrated by William Dufris, Christine Marshall

    The New Yorker: A Fiction Trio

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    • By Tom Drury, Ann Beattie, Alice Munro
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    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.

  • The New Yorker, August 4th 2014 (Nicholas Schmidle, Michelle Goldberg, Pankaj Mishra)  by Nicholas Schmidle, Michelle Goldberg, Pankaj Mishra Narrated by Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall

    The New Yorker, August 4th 2014 (Nicholas Schmidle, Michelle Goldberg, Pankaj Mishra)

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    • By Nicholas Schmidle, Michelle Goldberg, Pankaj Mishra
    • Narrated By Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
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    "Aflame", by David Remnick; "Crime Fiction", by Nicholas Schmidle; "What Is a Woman?", by Michelle Goldberg; "The Places in Between", by Pankaj Mishra; and "Big Men", by Anthony Lane.

  • The New York Times Audio Digest, July 30, 2014  by The New York Times Narrated by The New York Times

    The New York Times Audio Digest, July 30, 2014

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

  • The New York Times Audio Digest, July 29, 2014  by The New York Times Narrated by The New York Times

    The New York Times Audio Digest, July 29, 2014

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

  • The Telegraph: 30 Minutes with Jonathan Miller  by Jonathan Miller Narrated by Matthew Stadlen

    The Telegraph: 30 Minutes with Jonathan Miller

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    • Narrated By Matthew Stadlen
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    In the sixth interview in The Telegraph's 30 Minute’s with… audio interview series, Matthew Stadlen talks to Sir Jonathan Miller about his style of directing and updating operas and the significance of "sub-intentional actions". Sir Jonathan also talks about science, comedy, and his time spent with Dudley Moore, Alan Bennett and Peter Cook in Beyond the Fringe.

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  • The New York Times Audio Digest, July 28, 2014  by The New York Times Narrated by The New York Times

    The New York Times Audio Digest, July 28, 2014

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

  • The New York Times Audio Digest, July 25, 2014  by The New York Times Narrated by The New York Times

    The New York Times Audio Digest, July 25, 2014

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

  • The New York Times Audio Digest, July 24, 2014  by The New York Times Narrated by The New York Times

    The New York Times Audio Digest, July 24, 2014

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.