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The New Yorker, January 9th 2012 (Peter Hessler, Ken Auletta, Simon Rich) | [Peter Hessler, Ken Auletta, Simon Rich]

The New Yorker, January 9th 2012 (Peter Hessler, Ken Auletta, Simon Rich)

"Enemy of the State", by Nicholas Lemann; “All Due Respect”, by Peter Hessler; "War of Choice", by Ken Auletta; "Center of the Universe", by Simon Rich; and "Tehran Tales", by Anthony Lane.
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Publisher's Summary

In this issue:

COMMENT
"Enemy of the State", by Nicholas Lemann: Ron Paul’s hostility to government.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
“Supercop”, by Lauren Collins: Bill Bratton, David Cameron, and British Gangs.

PROFILES
“All Due Respect”, by Peter Hessler: An American reporter takes on the yakuza.

ANNALS OF COMMUNICATIONS
"War of Choice", by Ken Auletta: Marco Rubio’s battle with Univision.

SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Center of the Universe", by Simon Rich: How the world was created.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Tehran Tales", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of A Separation and The Hunter.

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      Kristi Richardson Milwaukie, OR, United States 01-07-12
      Kristi Richardson Milwaukie, OR, United States 01-07-12

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      I would recommend this issue because so much of it was a worthwhile listen.


      What other book might you compare The New Yorker, January 9th 2012 (Peter Hessler, Ken Auletta, Simon Rich) to and why?

      Any other issue of the New Yorker. They all have the same format and I enjoyed them so much I got a year's subscription.


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      I have and this is an exceptional one. Especially the humorous Simon Rich's


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      I felt the story on Ron Paul and what his anti government stance truly would mean for this country was timely. I wonder why young people are so enamored with him. Makes no sense to me.
      I also thought the Marco Rubio story was enlightening. It seems that if the GOP wants 35% of the Hispanic vote, Rubio won't be able to get it for them. I believe the GOP just doesn't get it on women or Hispanics or Blacks. Just putting a


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      In each issue there is usually one story that I just can't get interested in, however for the most part this is always a weekend delight for me. Can't wait for my next New Yorker!

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