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The New Yorker, June 5th and 12th 2017: Part 2 (James Wood, Joan Acocella, Sheelah Kolhatkar)

Narrated by: Todd Mundt
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In this issue:

THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"No More Mr. Nice Guy" by Sheelah Kolhatkar: When companies prize investors above all, they'll do anything to increase their stock price, and that's not good for workers.

BOOKS
"No, We Cannot" by Jill Lepore: The new pessimism comes of age.
"Civil Wars" by Joan Acocella: Arundhati Roy returns.

A CRITIC AT LARGE
"The Other Side of Silence" by James Wood: Rereading W. G. Sebald.

SIDEBAR
"The Night Shift" by Akhil Sharma.
"The Dinner Party" by Jennifer Egan.

ON TELEVISION
"Kevin's Gate" by Emily Nussbaum: The joyful final days of The Leftovers.

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