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    • Lenin's Tomb

    • The Last Days of the Soviet Empire
    • By: David Remnick
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 29 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
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    In the tradition of John Reed's classic Ten Days That Shook the World, this best-selling account of the collapse of the Soviet Union combines the global vision of the best historical scholarship with the immediacy of eyewitness journalism.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"

    • By Sher from Provo on 09-19-16

    Regular price: $49.00

    • Episode 58: Bruce Springsteen Talks with David Remnick

    • By: David Remnick, Bruce Springsteen
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    In October, 2016, Bruce Springsteen appeared at The New Yorker Festival for an intimate conversation with David Remnick...

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    • Episode 77: Jon Stewart’s Children, and Trolling the Press Corps

    • By: David Remnick, Andy Borowitz, Trevor Noah, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    In the years after September 11th, Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show” made political satire a central part of the media landscape. This hour, we hear from some of today’s leading practitioners: The New Yorker’s Andy Borowitz; Trevor Noah, of The Daily Show; Bassem Youssef, and the founders of Reductress. Plus, an alt-right blogger turned White House correspondent explains that journalism is only politics by other means.

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    • Episode 78: Margaret Atwood, Evangelizing Against Climate Change, and Greek Tragedy

    • By: David Remnick, Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
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    An evangelical Christian climate scientist speaks with David Remnick about explaining global warming to skeptical audiences...

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    • Episode 54: Syria, the World’s Nightmare

    • By: David Remnick, Adam Davidson, Omar Dawood, and others
    • Length: 56 mins
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    What began as an Arab Spring uprising has turned into a grinding six-year civil war and the worst humanitarian crisis of the twenty-first century...

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    • Episode 49: The State of Debate and Colson Whitehead’s Underground Railroad

    • By: David Remnick, Colson Whitehead, Alex Ross, and others
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    How did the 2016 Presidential-primary debates become insult-laden, substance-free shouting contests?...

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    • Episode 75: Goodbye to 'Elephant and Piggie,' and Getting to Know Gorsuch

    • By: David Remnick, Jill Lepore, Ric Walker, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
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    Mo Willems, the children’s-book author who created the Elephant and Piggie series, stands alongside America’s literary greats.

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    • Episode 47: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and the Ups and Downs of Ayahuasca

    • By: David Remnick, Ariel Levy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
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    In trendy places like Brooklyn and Silicon Valley, the drug of the moment is ayahuasca: a psychedelic brew that makes its users vomit, cry, ...

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    • King of the World

    • By: David Remnick
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    There had been mythic sports figures before Cassius Clay, but when he burst upon the sports scene in the 1950s, he broke the mold. Those were the years when boxing and boxers were at the mercy of the mob and the whim of the sportswriters. If you wanted a shot at a title, you did it their way. Young Clay did it his way - with little more than an Olympic gold medal to his credit, he danced into Sonny Liston's baleful view and provoked the terrifying champ into accepting him as his next challenger. The rest is history.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Look at young Cassius / Carry the Fight

    • By Darwin8u on 06-06-16

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Bridge

    • The Life and Rise of Barack Obama
    • By: David Remnick
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 24 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    No story has been more central to America's history in this century than the rise of Barack Obama, and, until now, no journalist or historian has written a book that fully investigates the circumstances and experiences of Obama's life or explores the ambition behind his rise. Now, from a writer whose gift for illuminating the historical significance of unfolding events is without peer, we have a portrait of a young man in search of himself and of a rising politician determined to become the first African-American president.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good biography even if you know the story

    • By Amr on 12-31-11

    Regular price: $51.93

    • Episode 70: John Goodman, Jeremy Irons, and Keegan-Michael Key

    • By: David Remnick, Keegan-Michael Key, John Goodman, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
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    Conversations with a few of the best actors working in film and television, Keegan-Michael Key, John Goodman, and Jeremy Irons...

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    • Episode 67: How to Cover Trump’s Presidency, and Football’s Concussion Crisis

    • By: David Remnick
    • Length: 56 mins
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    BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith sits down with David Remnick to talk about his decision to publish an unverified dossier that alleges secret ties between Donald Trump and Russia. A former N.F.L. player grapples with the high risk of concussion for football players–while his son begins his own career in the sport. And the cartoonist Liana Finck explains why she works best on the train.

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    • The New Yorker, April 2nd 2018 (David Remnick, Rachel Aviv, Margaret Talbot)

    • By: David Remnick, Rachel Aviv, Margaret Talbot
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Highlights
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    In this issue: "Account Settings" by David Remnick: Cambridge Analytica and a moral reckoning in Silicon Valley; "The Edge of Identity" by Rachel Aviv: Hannah Upp goes missing for weeks at a time, losing her sense of self. Can she still be found; "Dirty Politics" by Margaret Talbot: Scott Pruitt's E.P.A. is giving even ostentatious polluters a reprieve.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Episode 35: Samantha Bee’s Fury, and Staffing the Supreme Court

    • By: David Remnick
    • Narrated by: Jeffrey Toobin, Pamela Karlan, Samantha Bee, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
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    Could Citizens United be overturned? Jeffrey Toobin and Pamela Karlan, a Stanford law professor, discuss what a Supreme Court dominated by Democratic appointees might do. Samantha Bee talks about how comedy hosts deal with tragedies like mass shootings.

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    • Episode 48: High-Fashion Hijabs, Jill Soloway, and Bluesman Blind Joe Death

    • By: David Remnick, Jill Soloway, Nailah Lymus, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
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    Modelling can be a tricky business for Muslim women who cover up. Judith Thurman visits Nailah Lymus, the head of a new modelling agency...

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    • Episode 31: Larry Wilmore on Presidential Comedians, and James O’Keefe’s Blunder

    • By: David Remnick
    • Length: 55 mins
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    David Remnick speaks to the comedian Larry Wilmore about performing at this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, where he now-infamously referred to the President using the N-word. The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer explains how James O’Keefe, the undercover conservative activist, foiled his own mission. And a retired soldier leaves Iraq for truly unfamiliar territory: a small Northeastern liberal-arts college.

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    • Episode 71: Lily Tomlin on Love, and News from Moscow

    • By: David Remnick, Hilton Als, Joshua Yaffa, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
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    Lily Tomlin fell in love as a young woman and hung on, forging a romantic and working partnership that is now well into its fourth decade...

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    • Muhammad Ali Appreciation

    • By: Charlie Rose, Bob Costas, David Remnick, and others
    • Narrated by: Charlie Rose
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Tonight on the program, an appreciation of Muhammad Ali, who died last week. Charlie is joined by Bob Costas of NBC Sports; David Remnick of The New Yorker; Robert Lipsyte, author of "Free to Be Muhammad Ali”; and Ellis Cose, author and the writer-in-residence at the ACLU.

    We conclude with the Reverend Jesse Jackson, discussing Ali.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Secret Ingredients

    • The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink
    • By: David Remnick
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall, Mark Deakens, Susan Denaker, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
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      4 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Since its earliest days, The New Yorker has been a tastemaker: literally. As the home of A. J. Liebling, Joseph Wechsberg, and M. F. K. Fisher, who practically invented American food writing, the magazine established a tradition that is carried forward today by irrepressible literary gastronomes, including Calvin Trillin, Bill Buford, Adam Gopnik, Jane Kramer, and Anthony Bourdain. Now, in this indispensable collection, The New Yorker dishes up a feast of delicious writing on food and drink.

    Regular price: $46.60

    • Episode 38: The Wisdom of John McPhee, and the Agony of an iPod Lockout

    • By: David Remnick
    • Length: 56 mins
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    The longtime New Yorker writer John McPhee is an influential teacher of writing, with bookshelves full of titles written by his former students. One of those students, David Remnick, talks with McPhee about the secret to his seminal “nature writing”: it’s all about people.

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