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    • Episode 52: Mikhail Baryshnikov, T.C. Boyle, and Germany's Kriegskinder

    • By: David Remnick, T.C. Boyle, Burkhard Bilger, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
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    This week, Mikhail Baryshnikov talks about playing the troubled genius and revolutionary choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky...

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    • Eggs, Cookies, and Leeches

    • Memorable Writing from The New Yorker
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell, Hendrik Hertzberg, John Colapinto, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
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    Certainly, all the writing in The New Yorker is memorable, and this collection is no exception. The authors include such best sellers as Malcolm Gladwell, Seymour Hersh, and Jonathan Franzen - and the subjects range from the lives of short-order cooks to the secrets of college admissions.

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    • A random collection?

    • By Curmudgeon on 01-24-12

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    • The New Yorker, December 8th 2014 (Robin Wright, Burkhard Bilger, James Wood)

    • By: Robin Wright, Burkhard Bilger, James Wood
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
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    "Crimes and Commissions", by Jelani Cobb; "The Vortex", by Robin Wright; "The Ride of Their Lives", by Burkhard Bilger; "Fly Away", by James Wood; and "The Outsiders", by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker

    • The Food Issue (September 5, 2005)
    • By: James Surowiecki, Malcolm Gladwell, Burkhard Bilger, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
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    This special super-sized issue contains ten articles about the people who gather, make, cook, serve, and eat food that is so mundane you might not give it a second thought - and so exotic you might not give it a first taste.

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    • The New Yorker, April 25th 2011 (Ben McGrath, Burkhard Bilger, Thomas McGuane)

    • By: Ben McGrath, Burkhard Bilger, Thomas McGuane
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
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    "Deepest Cuts", by George Packer; "Gwyneth’s World", by Lizzie Widdicombe; "The Possibilian", by Burkhard Bilger; "Queen of the D-League", by Ben McGrath; and "The Good Samaritan", by Thomas McGuane.

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    • The New Yorker (Sept. 4, 2006)

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell, Burkhard Bilger, Nick Paumgarten, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
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    "No Mercy" by Malcolm Gladwell; "The Lunchroom Rebellion" by Burkhard Bilger; "Deerfield in the Desert" by Nick Paumgarten; "Hot Properties" by Tad Friend; and "Sex Symbols" by Sasha Frere-Jones.

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    • The New Yorker, April 21st 2014 (Mattathias Schwartz, Burkhard Bilger, Philip Gourevitch)

    • By: Mattathias Schwartz, Burkhard Bilger, Philip Gourevitch
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
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    "Remembering in Rwanda", by Philip Gourevitch; "The Anchor", by Mattathias Schwartz; "In Deep", by Burkhard Bilger; and "Field Maneuvers", by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker, November 25th 2013 (Burkhard Bilger, Lauren Collins, Laura Secor)

    • By: Burkhard Bilger, Lauren Collins, Laura Secor
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
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    "Talking for Walking", by Laura Secor; "Auto Correct", by Burkhard Bilger; "The Love App", by Lauren Collins; and "Roman Conquests", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, February 27th 2011 (Julia Ioffe, Burkhard Bilger, Dorothy Wickenden)

    • By: Julia Ioffe, Burkhard Bilger, Dorothy Wickenden
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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    "Joe and Debbie", by Dorothy Wickenden; "Linless", by Ben McGrath; "Names in Vain", by Lauren Collins; "The Master and Mikhail", by Julia Ioffe; "Beware of the Dogs", by Burkhard Bilger; and "Big Head", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, October 31st 2011 (Burkhard Bilger, Emily Eakin, James Surowiecki)

    • By: Burkhard Bilger, Emily Eakin, James Surowiecki
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
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    "Foreign Campaigns", by David Remnick; "Preoccupied", by James Surowiecki; "True Grits", by Burkhard Bilger; "Celluloid Hero", by Emily Eakin; and "All That Glitters", by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker, November 22nd 2010 (Laura Shapiro, Burkhard Bilger, Colm Toibin)

    • By: Laura Shapiro, Burkhard Bilger, Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
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    "Uncomfortable Climate", by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Greedy Geezers?", by James Surowiecki; "Cheesy", by John Seabrook; "The First Kitchen", by Laura Shapiro; "Nature's Spoils", by Burkhard Bilger; "Borscht", by Aleksandar Hemon; "Christmas Pudding", by Colm Toibin; and "Last Chances", by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker (Jan. 9, 2006)

    • By: Roger Angell, Lillian Ross, Ben McGrath, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
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    "Up Close and Not Personal" by Roger Angell; "Lunch with Tommy Lee Jones" by Lillian Ross; "The Latte Class" by Ben McGrath; "Butterfly Lessons" by Elizabeth Kolbert; "This Is No Game" by Jack Handy; "The Power of Hair" by Burkhard Bilger; and "Game Playing" by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker (Mar. 5, 2007)

    • By: David Remnick, Lizzie Widdicombe, Seymour Hersh, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Party Talk" by David Remnick; "The New Bathroom Wall" by Lizzie Widdicombe; "The Redirection" by Seymour Hersh; "The View" by Orhan Pamuk; "Spider Woman" by Burkhard Bilger; and "Free Spirits" by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker (January 7, 2008)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, David Remnick, Carl Elliott, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    There are six articles in this edition: "Round One", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Bhutto and the Candidates", by David Remnick; "Guinea-Pigging", by Carl Elliott; "Mystery on Pearl Street", by Burkhard Bilger; "Outage", by John Updike; and "Rock of Ages", by David Denby

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    • The New Yorker, April 20th, 2009 (Burkhard Bilger, Dorothy Wickenden, Sasha Frere-Jones)

    • By: Burkhard Bilger, Dorothy Wickenden, Sasha Frere-Jones
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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    "No Nukes", by Steve Coll; "Swamp Things", by Burkhard Bilger; "Roughing It", by Dorothy Wickenden; and "Living on the Radio", by Sasha Frere-Jones.

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