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In this issue:

THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Downsizing Supersize", by James Surowiecki: Bloomberg’s soda war.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Souvenirs", by Mike Peed: Retrieving goods stolen from the Waldorf-Astoria.

ANNALS OF HEALTH CARE
"Big Med", by Atul Gawande: Should hospitals be more like chain restaurants?

FICTION
"After Ellen", by Justin Taylor.

SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Portrait of the Artist", by Bob Odenkirk.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Running Men", by David Denby: Reviews of The Bourne Legacy and Red Hook Summer.

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    • Justin
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    • 08-23-12

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    I've previously felt that the audible edition of the New Yorker lacked structure and did not provide adequate separation between the articles to allow the listener to pause, reflect, and then prepare to listen to a new article. This edition was narrated and structured the way I think they all should be. Thanks!