In this issue:
"Shots", by Hendrik Hertzberg: The gun problem.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Being Prepared", by Alec Wilkinson: Training journalists in battlefield medicine.
"A Pickpockets Tale", by Adam Green: A magician tests the human mind.
LETTER FROM COPENHAGEN
"Danish Postmodern", by Lauren Collins: Why Scandinavian TV has so many fans.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Tough Times", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Les Miserables, Django Unchained, and Amour.
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NY'r has cut back on content over the last year. Fewer articles and writers are not bad but not up to NYs quality expectations.
I'll give the NY'r audible one more year- if it continues to shrink, journalistically and literally, I'll drop it next year.
For the most part, these are pros.
Ehhhh- pickpicket was an interesting listen.. everything else ZZZZZZZZ
Pull it together or lose subscribers.
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