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    • Strangers Drowning

    • Grappling with Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Overpowering Urge to Help
    • By: Larissa MacFarquhar
    • Narrated by: Larissa MacFarquhar
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 110
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
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    What does it mean to devote yourself wholly to helping others? In Strangers Drowning, Larissa MacFarquhar seeks out people living lives of extreme ethical commitment and tells their deeply intimate stories: their stubborn integrity and their compromises; their bravery and their recklessness; their joys and defeats and wrenching dilemmas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen!

    • By Melissa House on 03-17-16

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The New Yorker, August 7th and 15th 2017: Part 1 (Larissa MacFarquhar, Adam Gopnik, Jeffrey Toobin)

    • By: Larissa MacFarquhar, Adam Gopnik, Jeffrey Toobin
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    In this issue: "This Time, It's Personal" by Jeffrey Toobin; "The Separation" by Larissa MacFarquhar; "American Nirvana" by Adam Gopnik; and "Times of Trouble" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, October 10th 2016 (Larissa MacFarquhar, Nathan Heller, Vinson Cunningham)

    • By: Larissa MacFarquhar, Nathan Heller, Vinson Cunningham
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    In this issue: "Millennialism" by Jelani Cobb; "Frozen" by Lizzie Widdicombe; "Trumptown" by Larissa MacFarquhar; "Cashing Out" by Nathan Heller; "Ghost Story" by Vinson Cunningham; and "A Girl Like I" by Hilton Als.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, November 13th 2017 (Larissa MacFarquhar, Ian Frazier, Steve Coll)

    • By: Larissa MacFarquhar, Ian Frazier, Steve Coll
    • Narrated by: Jaime Renell
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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    In this issue: "A Long Year" by Steve Coll: The Trump administration's looming political crisis; "Beacon" by Charles Bethea: At a recent conference in Las Vegas, Barack Obama's official White House photographer revisited his years with the former President; "Our Town" by Larissa MacFarquhar: As America's rural communities stagnate, what can we learn from one that hasn't; "Clear Passage" by Ian Frazier: Revamping the Bayonne Bridge to make space for megaships; "Hue and Cry" 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
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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, December 12th 2016 (Larissa MacFarquhar, Alexis Okeowo, Jeffrey Toobin)

    • By: Larissa MacFarquhar, Alexis Okeowo, Jeffrey Toobin
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 4

    In this issue: "The Fight to Vote" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Out and Up" by Larissa MacFarquhar; "The Away Team" by Alexis Okeowo; and "Dancing with the Stars" by Anthony Lane.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • They Leave Out Many of the Best Articles, Boo!

    • By David on 12-21-16

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (May 7, 2007)

    • By: Elizabeth Kolbert, Larissa MacFarquhar, Dana Goodyear, and others
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, William Dufris
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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    "Don't Drive, He Said" by Elizabeth Kolbert; "The Conciliator" by Larissa MacFarquhar; "The Magus" by Dana Goodyear; and "Acting Out" by Anthony Lane

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, February 2nd, 2009 (Larissa MacFarquhar, Kelefa Sanneh, George Saunders)

    • By: Larissa MacFarquhar, Kelefa Sanneh, George Saunders
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
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    "The President's Hero", by David Remnick; "Third-String Rummy", by Ben McGrath; "Ms. Kennedy Regrets", by Larissa MacFarquhar; "The Wizard", by Kelefa Sanneh; "Al Roosten", by George Saunders.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, July 11th and 18th 2016: Part 2 (John Seabrook, Larissa MacFarquhar, Kelefa Sanneh)

    • By: John Seabrook, Larissa MacFarquhar, Kelefa Sanneh
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt, Dan Bernard
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    In this issue: "The Mixologist" by John Seabrook; "The Threshold" by Larissa MacFarquhar; and "There Goes the Neighborhood" by Kelefa Sanneh.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, January 4th 2016 (Dexter Filkins, Larissa MacFarquhar, Adam Gopnik)

    • By: Dexter Filkins, Larissa MacFarquhar, Adam Gopnik
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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      3 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this issue: "In with the New", by Adam Gopnik; "Swamped", by Dexter Filkins; "What Money Can Buy", by Larissa MacFarquhar; and "Wilder West", by Anthony Lane.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bad new New Yorker format

    • By whitecha on 12-31-15

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, August 3rd 2015 (Monte Reel, Larissa MacFarquhar, Joan Acochella)

    • By: Monte Reel, Larissa MacFarquhar, Joan Acochella
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    In this issue: "Broken", by Amy Davidson; "Underworld", by Monte Reel; "The Children of Strangers", by Larissa MacFarquhar; and "I Can't Go On!", by Joan Acochella.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing and Wonderful

    • By Ravo on 08-04-15

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The Conciliator

    • A Profile of Barack Obama from The New Yorker
    • By: Larissa MacFarquhar
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 15
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    Barack Obama's vision is explored in this special presidential-candidate profile from the pages of The New Yorker. This article originally appeared in the magazine's May 7, 2007, issue.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The New Yorker, June 24th 2013 (Jerome Groopman, Larissa MacFarquhar, Malcolm Gladwell)

    • By: Jerome Groopman, Larissa MacFarquhar, Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
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    "Snoop Scoops", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Governors’ Club", by Ben McGrath; "Before Night Falls", by Jerome Groopman; "Last Call", by Larissa MacFarquhar; "The Gift of Doubt", by Malcolm Gladwell; and "House Parties", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, March 1st, 2010 (Larissa MacFarquhar, Calvin Trillin, Steve Coll)

    • By: Larissa MacFarquhar, Calvin Trillin, Steve Coll
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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    "Don't Look Back", by Steve Coll; "Squidding", by Dana Goodyear; "The Deflationist", by Larissa MacFarquhar; "Where's Chang?", by Calvin Trillin; and "Behind Bars", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (Feb. 12, 2007)

    • By: Elizabeth Kolbert, Ben McGrath, John Lahr, and others
    • Narrated by: William Dufris, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
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    "Hot Topic" by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Book 'Em Party" by Ben McGrath; "Disappearing Act" by John Lahr; "Sheepish" by Paul Rudnick; and "Two Heads" by Larissa MacFarquhar.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (October 15, 2007)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, Mark Singer, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    There are nine articles in this edition: "Brouhahaha", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "First Book", by Ben McGrath; "Monster Career", by Mark Singer; "Idle Hands", by Lizzie Widdicombe; "The Stressbuster" by Larissa MacFarquhar; "Silent Minds" by Jerome Groopman; "Sin Dolor", by T. Coraghessan Boyle; "Upstate", by Louis Menand; and "Leaving It All Behind", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (Mar. 19, 2007)

    • By: Jeffrey Toobin, James Surowiecki, Larissa MacFarquhar, and others
    • Narrated by: William Dufris, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
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    "Verdicts" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Satellite Sisters" by James Surowiecki; "Bag Man" by Larissa MacFarquhar; "Lucky Alan" by Jonathan Lethem; "Salvage Artists" by Paul Goldberger; and "Taking Sides" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95