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    • How Markets Fail

    • The Logic of Economic Calamities
    • By: John Cassidy
    • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Behind the alarming headlines about job losses, bank bailouts, and corporate greed, there is a little-known story of bad ideas. For 50 years or more, economists have been busy developing elegant theories of how markets work - how they facilitate innovation, wealth creation, and an efficient allocation of society's resources. But what about when markets don't work?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Way more than I expected

    • By Ben on 03-18-10

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    • The New Yorker (April 10, 2006)

    • By: John Cassidy, David Owen, George Saunders, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
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    "Alien Nation" by John Cassidy; "The Soundtrack of Your Life" by David Owen; "Nostalgia" by George Saunders; "The Understudy" by David Sedaris; "Here's Why" by Malcolm Gladwell; "Drawn to Gypsies" by John Updike; and "Splitsville, U.S.A." by Nancy Franklin.

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    • The New Yorker (Nov. 13, 2006)

    • By: John Cassidy, Shauna Lyon, Kate Julian, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
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    "High Costs" by John Cassidy; "Wanted: S.W.F., Loves Keef" by Shauna Lyon; "Bella vs. Betty" by Kate Julian; "Strangers in Paradise" by Janet Malcolm; "Downpaging" by Ian Frazier; "Greensleeves" by Helen Simpson; "Proud Flesh" by Rebecca Mead; and "Prettier Pictures" by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker (Sept. 18, 2006)

    • By: George Packer, John Cassidy, David Sedaris, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
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    "Prisoners" by George Packer; "Mind Games" by John Cassidy; "In the Waiting Room" by David Sedaris; "War and Remembrance" by Ian Buruma; "Hugger Mugger" by John Updike; "Her Debut" by Tad Friend; and "Inescapable Pasts" by David Denby.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable!

    • By wendy on 09-08-11

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    • The New Yorker, December 13th 2010 (Ariel Levy, John Cassidy, John Lahr)

    • By: Ariel Levy, John Cassidy, John Lahr
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
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    "Iran and the Bomb", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Snoops", by Zachary Kanin; "Reservations", by Ariel Levy; "Enter the Dragon", by John Cassidy; "Method Man", by John Lahr; and "Punch Lines", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, October 5, 2009 (John Cassidy, George Saunders, Zev Borrow)

    • By: John Cassidy, George Saunders, Zev Borrow
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
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    "Leading Causes", by Elizabeth Kolbert; "The Big Pin", by Lauren Collins; "Rational Irrationality", by John Cassidy; "Veiled Threat", by Anonymous; "Victory Lap", by George Sauders; and "Spousal Support", by Zev Borrow.

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    • The New Yorker, November 23rd 2015 (Adrian Chen, Kathryn Schulz, John Cassidy)

    • By: Adrian Chen, Kathryn Schulz, John Cassidy
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
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    In this issue: "Still Standing", by George Packer; "Unfollow", by Adrian Chen; "Writers in the Storm", by Kathryn Schulz; "Printing Money", by John Cassidy; and "Secret Lives", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, March 25th 2013 (Kelefa Sanneh, William Finnegan, John Cassidy)

    • By: Kelefa Sanneh, William Finnegan, John Cassidy
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
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    "Smoke Signals", by John Cassidy; "Harlem Chic", by Kelefa Sanneh; "The Miner’s Daughter", by William Finnegan; and "Fun in the Sun", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker (Feb. 6, 2006)

    • By: John Cassidy, Lauren Collins, Malcolm Gladwell, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
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    "Moneyman" by John Cassidy: "Divo's Diva" by Lauren Collins; "Troublemakers" by Malcolm Gladwell; "Very Bad People" by Zev Borow; "The Red Devil" by John Cassidy; "The Deposition" by Tobias Wolff; and "The Earthquake" by Louis Menand.

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    • The New Yorker, January 6th 2013 (Nicholas Lemann, Anne Applebaum, John Cassidy)

    • By: Nicholas Lemann, Anne Applebaum, John Cassidy
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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    "Two Ships", by Adam Gopnik; "A Mission Gone Wrong", by Mattathias Schwartz; "The Impossible Body", by Jonah Weiner; and "Home Truths", by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker, November 11th 2013 (Nicholas Lemann, Anne Applebaum, John Cassidy)

    • By: Nicholas Lemann, Anne Applebaum, John Cassidy
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
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    "Liberal Agendas", by John Cassidy; "Farm Barge", by Mark Singer; "Street Cop", by Nicholas Lemann; "Anti-Semite and Jew", by Anne Applebaum; and "Back to the Past", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker (July 10 & 17, 2006) - Part 2

    • By: James Surowiecki, Judith Thurman, Lauren Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
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    "Too Much Information" by James Surowiecki; "Ready, Set, Rample" by Judith Thurman; "Barefootin'" by Lauren Collins; "Where Hip-Hop Lives" by Ben McGrath; "Fighting Faiths" by George Packer; and "Going Long" by John Cassidy.

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    • The New Yorker (May 15, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, David Owen, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
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    "Sentenced" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "The Oops Con" by Ben McGrath; "Title IX Babies" by David Owen; "How Fred Flintstone Got Home, Got Wild, and Got a Stone Age Life" by Larry Doyle; "Me Media" by John Cassidy; and "Save Us" by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, September 29th, 2008 (William Finnegan, Jeffrey Toobin, John Cassidy)

    • By: William Finnegan, Jeffrey Toobin, John Cassidy
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
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    "Bailing Out", by John Cassidy; "Public Humiliation", by James Surowiecki; "Too Big to Fail", by Andy Borowitz; "The Last Tour", by William Finnegan; "Rich Bitch", by Jeffrey Toobin; and "Guns and Lovers", by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker (February 4, 2008)

    • By: John Cassidy, James McManus, Tom Mueller, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
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    There are eight articles in this edition: "The Minsky Moment", by John Cassidy; "Aces", by James McManus; "Beppe's Inferno", by Tom Mueller; "Death in Georgia", by Jeffrey Toobin; "I'll Be a Monkey's Agent", by Paul Rudnick; "Welling Up", by Alex Ross; "Patients, Patients", by Nancy Franklin; and "Young and Restless", by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker, July 28, 2008 (John Cassidy, Evan Osnos, Jeffrey Toobin)

    • By: John Cassidy, Evan Osnos, Jeffrey Toobin
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
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    "Lone Rangers", by John Cassidy; "First Timer", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Obama's In-Box", by Charles Bethea; "Stump Speech", by Paul Simms; "Angry Youth", by Evan Osnos; "The Eureka Hunt", by Jonah Lehrer; and "Euro Visions", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker (July 2, 2007)

    • By: George Packer, John Cassidy, Jack Handey, and others
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall, Dan Bernard
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
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    "Mr. Independent" by George Packer; "Hedge Clipping" by John Cassidy;"My Nature Documentary" by Jack Handey; "Promises, Promises" by Ken Auletta; "His Dark Materials" by Joyce Carol Oates; "Unbound" by Sasha Frere-Jones; and "Do No Harm" by David Denby.

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    • Audio Arcadia's Short Stories - Volume One

    • By: Bridget Arregger, John Bunting, Paul Cassidy, and others
    • Narrated by: David Robins, Fiona Thomson
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "A Good Brandy", by John Bunting: James Branding has been Prime Minister for only three weeks, when his phone rings late one night. As he answers it, little does he know that in the next few hours he will be fighting to save the nation from the gravest danger it has faced for over 70 years. Also includes "The Ambassadors", by Janet Gogerty; "The Duck and Thistle", by Bridget Arregger; and "Esther", by Paul Cassidy.

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