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    • Appointment in Samarra

    • Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition
    • By: John O'Hara, Charles McGrath (introduction)
    • Narrated by: Christian Camargo
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
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      4 out of 5 stars 121

    In December 1930, just before Christmas, the Gibbsville, Pennsylvania, social circuit is electrified with parties and dances. At the center of the social elite stand Julian and Caroline English. But in one rash moment born inside a highball glass, Julian breaks with polite society and begins a rapid descent toward self-destruction.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Quite good, but not a classic

    • By Michael on 04-25-15

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The New Yorker, April 11th 2016 (Rachel Aviv, Calvin Tomkins, Charles McGrath)

    • By: Rachel Aviv, Calvin Tomkins, Charles McGrath
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      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: "Global Trump" by Steve Coll; "Without a Paddle" by Sarah Larson; "The Cost of Caring" by Rachel Aviv; "Play It Again" by Calvin Tomkins; "Desk Set" by Charles McGrath; "Out of Time" by Emily Nussbaum; and "Fun and Games" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95