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.
"'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child': A Wizardly Journey in Time" is from the August 01, 2016 Arts section of The New York Times. It was written by Michiko Kakutani and narrated by Kristi Burns.
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.
In this issue: "First as Tragedy" by David Remnick; "Trolling the Press Corps" by Andrew Marantz; "Mom-and-Pop Shop" by Emma Allen; "The Mania and the Muse" by Dan Chiasson; and "The Living Dead" by Anthony Lane.
The March/April 2017 issue of Foreign Affairs.
Instead of trying to predict "Black Swan" events such as coups or crises, forecasters should look at how political systems handle disorder. The best indicator of a country's future trajectory is not a lengthy past stability, but recent moderate volatility.
"Fine Taleb, but repeats some themes in other books"
We are moving beyond a natural skepticism regarding expert claims to the death of the ideal of expertise itself. This is a bad thing. If trust in experts dissipates, expertise will serve not the public interest, but the interest of whatever clique is paying its bills. And such an outcome is already perilously near.
Donald Trump is as paranoid as Nixon—and even more dangerous.
In this issue: "Trumpcare" by Atul Gawande; "Active Measures" by Evan Osnos, David Remnick, and Joshua Yaffa; "Beaches" by Emily Nussbaum; "God Only Knows" by Hilton Als; and "Scary Places" by Anthony Lane.
In this issue: "Eurotrump" by Amy Davidson; "Trump's Money Man" by Jane Mayer; "The Listener" by Michael Schulman; "Life as Fiction" by Ruth Franklin; and "Pretty and Gritty" by Anthony Lane.
"Why Self-Help Guru James Altucher Only Owns 15 Things" is from the August 06, 2016 Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Alex Williams and narrated by Paul Ryden.
In February, Moscow and Washington issued a joint statement announcing the terms of a “cessation of hostilities” in Syria - a truce agreed to by major world powers, regional players, and most of the participants in the Syrian civil war. Given the fierce mutual recriminations that have become typical of US-Russian relations in re-cent years, the tone of the statement suggested a surprising degree of common cause.
In this issue: "A State Away" by Jelani Cobb; "Donald Trump's Worst Deal" by Adam Davidson; "Secret Selves" by Ariel Levy; "All In" by Amanda Petrusich; "Animal Kingdoms" by Anthony Lane.
Conventional wisdom in the West blames the Ukraine crisis on Russian aggression. But this account is wrong: Washington and its European allies actually share most of the responsibility, having spent decades pushing east into Russia’s natural sphere of interest.
"I agree. Worth listening to."
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World politics is entering a new phase, in which the great divisions among humankind and the dominating source of international conflict will be cultural.
The April 3, 2017 issue of National Review.
A prescription for the new FDA commissioner.
Peter Navarro is positioned to give the president a lot of bad advice.
Considerations semantic and substantive.
In defense of President Trump’s emerging foreign policy.
The House may need to move slower than it would like.
Voters replaced a program that was working with one that didn’t.
Can Trump secure his inroads into organized labor?