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    • The Ice Balloon

    • S. A. Andrée and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration
    • By: Alec Wilkinson
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8

    In this grand and astonishing account, Alec Wilkinson brings us the story of S. A. Andrée, the visionary Swedish aeronaut who, in 1897, during the great age of Arctic endeavor, left to discover the North Pole by flying to it in a hydrogen balloon. Called by a British military officer “the most original and remarkable attempt ever made in Arctic exploration,” Andrée’s expedition was followed by nearly the entire world, and it made him an international legend.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Interesting Look at Little Known Event

    • By Chris Reich on 06-18-12

    Regular price: $18.17

    • The New Yorker, June 2, 2008

    • By: Jeffrey Toobin, Alec Wilkinson, Jenny Allen
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    "Memory Lapse", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "The Dirty Trickster", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Non-Lethal Force", by Alec Wilkinson; "Awake", by Jenny Allen; "Usher 2.0", by Sasha Frere-Jones; "Indy Charts", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, March 11th 2013 (Jeffrey Toobin, Alec Wilkinson, Paul Simms)

    • By: Jeffrey Toobin, Alec Wilkinson, Paul Simms
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
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    "Higher Authorities", by Margaret Talbot; "Fussbudget Verite", by Tad Friend; "Heavyweight", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Jazz Hands", by Alec Wilkinson; "Crafting Projects for Sociopaths", by Paul Simms; and "Mad About You", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, March 30th, 2009 (Atul Gawande, Alec Wilkinson, David Sedaris)

    • By: Atul Gawande, Alec Wilkinson, David Sedaris
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    "Economy vs. Environment", by David Owen; "Hellhole", by Atul Gawande; "What Would Jesus Bet?", by Alec Wilkinson; "Author, Author?", by David Sedaris; and "Tricksters and Saints ", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (May 28, 2007)

    • By: Elizabeth Kolbert, James Surowiecki, Alec Wilkinson, and others
    • Narrated by: William Dufris, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
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    "Human Nature" by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Feature Presentation" by James Surowiecki; "Remember This?" by Alec Wilkinson; "My Undoing" by George Meyer; "A Boy's World" by Anthony Lane; "Puppy" by George Saunders; and "Not Kids' Stuff" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (March 17, 2008)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, James Surowiecki, Alec Wilkinson, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    "Condiment", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "What Microloans Miss", by James Surowiecki; "The Iron Lady", by Ryan Lizza; "Picturing Auschwitz", by Alec Wilkinson; "Surreal Life", by John Lahr; "Gale Force", by Alex Ross; and "The Divider", by Jill Lepore.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, April 10th 2017 (Amy Davidson, Alec Wilkinson, Calvin Tomkins)

    • By: Amy Davidson, Alec Wilkinson, Calvin Tomkins
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Highlights
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this issue: "Trump v. the Earth" by Amy Davidson; "Death of a Dystopian" by Alec Wilkinson; "Troubling Pictures" by Calvin Tomkins; "Most Likely to Succeed" by Zoë Heller; "Wonder Women" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, August 24, 2009 (Alec Wilkinson, David Sedaris, Tad Friend)

    • By: Alec Wilkinson, David Sedaris, Tad Friend
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The States We're In", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "The Deepest Dive", by Alec Wilkinson; "Laugh, Kookaburra", by David Sedaris; "Plugged In", by Tad Friend; and "Americans in Paris", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, July 25th 2011 (Alec Wilkinson, Calvin Trillin, Robert Coover)

    • By: Alec Wilkinson, Calvin Trillin, Robert Coover
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    "Empty Wallets", by George Packer; “Let’s Get Small”, by Alec Wilkinson; "Back on the Bus", by Calvin Trillin; "Matinee", by Robert Coover; and "Easy, Tiger", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, November 15th 2010 (Michael Specter, Alec Wilkinson, Judith Thurman)

    • By: Michael Specter, Alec Wilkinson, Judith Thurman
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    "Electoral Dissonance", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "A Deadly Misdiagnosis", by Michael Specter; "Long Time Coming", by Alec Wilkinson; "The Cleopatriad", by Judith Thurman; and "Mush!", by Nancy Franklin.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, March 9nd, 2009 (Alec Wilkinson, Sasha Frere-Jones, David Foster Wallace)

    • By: Alec Wilkinson, Sasha Frere-Jones, David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Highlights
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    "Taking the Job", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Not Quite Cricket", by Alec Wilkinson; "Listening Party", by Ben Greenman; "Flashing Lights", by Sasha Frere-Jones; "Wiggle Room", by David Foster Wallace; "Dark Visions", by Anthony Lane

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, June 29th 2015 (Jane Kramer, Alec Wilkinson, Jelani Cobb)

    • By: Jane Kramer, Alec Wilkinson, Jelani Cobb
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In this issue: "Terrorism in Charleston", by Jelani Cobb; "The Demolition Man", by Jane Kramer; "Rough-and-Tumble", by Alec Wilkinson; "To Serve Man", by Emily Nussbaum; "Mr. Popular", by Kelefa Sanneh; and "Head Trips", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, May 19th 2014 (Dale Russakoff, Alec Wilkinson, Amy Davidson)

    • By: Dale Russakoff, Alec Wilkinson, Amy Davidson
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "Still Here", by Amy Davidson; "Buzzkill", by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Epic Fails of the Startup World", by James Surowiecki; "Schooled", by Dale Russakoff; "A Voice from the Past", by Alec Wilkinson; and "A Woman’s Place", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, August 9th 2010 (Alec Wilkinson, David Sedaris, Larry Doyle)

    • By: Alec Wilkinson, David Sedaris, Larry Doyle
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "Leaks", by Amy Davidson; "Pot 101", by Tad Friend; "Torso" by Rebecca Mead; "New York is Killing Me", by Alec Wilkinson; "Standing By", by David Sedaris; "Sleeper Camp", by Larry Doyle; "Chan, the Man", by Jill Lepore; and "Menfolk", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, May 24th, 2010 (Rebecca Mead, Alec Wilkinson, Simon Rich)

    • By: Rebecca Mead, Alec Wilkinson, Simon Rich
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
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    "Activism v. Restraint", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Rage Machine", by Rebecca Mead; "Immigration Blues", by Alec Wilkinson; "Your New College Graduate: A Parents’ Guide", by Simon Rich; "Talking Dirty", by Nancy Franklin; and "Straight Arrow", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (August 8 & 15, 2005) - Part 2

    • By: James Surowiecki, Larissa MacFarquhar, Alec Wilkinson, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    "Disk Averse" by James Surowiecki; "Dear Diarist" by Larissa MacFarquhar; "Crosstown Bus" by Alec Wilkinson; "My Bird Problem" by Jonathan Franzen; and "Telling Stories" by Peter Schjeldahl.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (July 4, 2005)

    • By: David Remnick, Alec Wilkinson, Jeffrey Goldberg, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    "Political Porn" by David Remnick; "The Enron Example" by Alec Wilkinson; "Real Insiders" by Jeffrey Goldberg; "Camp Correspondence" by Bruce McCall; "Ashes" by Cristina Henriquez; "When in Rome" by Nancy Franklin; and "On Your Toes" by John Lahr.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, February 2nd 2015 (Rachel Aviv, Alec Wilkinson, Elizabeth Kolbert)

    • By: Rachel Aviv, Alec Wilkinson, Elizabeth Kolbert
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    "Here", by Nick Paumgarten; "Your Son Is Deceased", by Rachel Aviv; "The Pursuit of Beauty", by Alec Wilkinson; and "Such a Stoic", by Elizabeth Kolbert; and "Adventures in Rothland" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (July 31, 2006)

    • By: David Remnick, Jon Lee Anderson, Stacy Schiff, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
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    "Danger Levels" by David Remnick; "Change of Plans" by Jon Lee Anderson; "Know It All" by Stacy Schiff; "The Ambien Cookbook" by Paul Simms; "The Lobsterman" by Alec Wilkinson; and "Hot and Bothered" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (July 24, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Alec Wilkinson, Jerome Groopman, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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    "No Mojo" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Cheryl Lives!" by Alec Wilkinson; "The Preeclampsia Puzzle" by Jerome Groopman; "Hollywood Ending" by Ken Auletta; and "Men at Sea" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95