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    • The New Yorker (March 10, 2008)

    • By: David Remnick, Ben McGrath, Michael Schulman, and others
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    "Smoke on the Water", by David Remnick; "Dream On", by Ben McGrath; "Everything, Everywhere", by Michael Schulman; "Home Economics", by James Surowiecki; "The Other Obama", by Lauren Collins; "By the Foot", by Ian Frazier; "Advanced Placement", by Janet Malcolm; and "Class Acts", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • When in French

    • Love in a Second Language
    • By: Lauren Collins
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 49
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      4 out of 5 stars 45
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 45

    A language barrier is no match for love. Lauren Collins discovered this firsthand when, in her early 30s, she moved to London and fell for a Frenchman named Olivier - a surprising turn of events for someone who didn't have a passport until she was in college. But what does it mean to love someone in a second language? Collins wonders, as her relationship with Olivier continues to grow entirely in English. Are there things she doesn't understand about Olivier, having never spoken to him in his native tongue?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not What I Expected

    • By Sharey on 09-26-16

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The New Yorker (February 27, 2006)

    • By: Jane Kramer, Lauren Collins, Jane Mayer, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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    "Images" by Jane Kramer; "Regretfully, Dick" by Lauren Collins; "The Memo" by Jane Mayer; "Suitable for Framing" by David Sedaris; "My Father's Tears" by John Updike.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (May 8, 2006)

    • By: George Packer, Lauren Collins, James Surowiecki, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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    "Not Wise" by George Packer; "Choke Artist" by Lauren Collins; "Through the Roof" by James Surowiecki; "Memento Mori" by David Sedaris; "Rummy in Love" by Bruce McCall; "Once in a Lifetime" by Jhumpa Lahiri; and "Chosing Sides" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, October 3rd 2011 (John Colapinto, Lauren Collins, Thomas McGuane)

    • By: John Colapinto, Lauren Collins, Thomas McGuane
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3

    "The Book on Barack", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Famous Names", by John Colapinto; "House Perfect", by Lauren Collins; "The House on Sand Creek", by Thomas McGuane; and "Playing the Numbers", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, May 21st 2018 (Evan Osnos, Jill Lepore, Lauren Collins)

    • By: Lauren Collins, Jill Lepore, Evan Osnos
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Highlights
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    "Bad Bets" by Robin Wright: The end of the Iran deal, and Trump's new, confrontational foreign policy.   

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, May 8th 2017 (Evan Osnos, Lauren Collins, Jelani Cobb)

    • By: Evan Osnos, Lauren Collins, Jelani Cobb
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    In this issue: "Out of Time" by Jelani Cobb: The banal horrors of Arkansas's executions; "Endgames" by Evan Osnos: What would it take to cut short Trump's Presidency?; "Can the Center Hold?" by Lauren Collins: Notes from a free-for-all election; and "Get Out of Town" by Emily Nussbaum.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, February 27th 2017 (Nicholas Schmidle, Lauren Collins, George Packer)

    • By: Nicholas Schmidle, Lauren Collins, George Packer
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this issue: "Official Duties" by George Packer; "Embedded" by Andrew Marantz; "General Chaos" by Nicholas Schmidle; and "The Children's Odyssey" by Lauren Collins.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • HORRIBLE Narration

    • By Gargamel on 02-26-17

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, July 23rd 2018 (David Remnick, Lauren Collins, Amy Davidson Sorkin)

    • By: David Remnick, Amy Davidson Sorkin, Lauren Collins
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    "Bad Trips" by Amy Davidson Sorkin: In dissing Angela Merkel and NATO, what was Trump telling Putin; "Left Wing of the Possible" by David Remnick: Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's win a fluke or a harbinger; "What Women Want" by Lauren Collins: Equal pay—and how BBC employees got it; "Bourbon Legends" by Emily Nussbaum: The healing buzz of Drunk History; "Reckonings" by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot and Generation Wealth.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, January 1st 2018 (James B. Stewart, Lauren Collins, Jonathan Blitzer)

    • By: James B. Stewart, Lauren Collins, Jonathan Blitzer
    • Narrated by: Jaime Renell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    In this issue: "Christmas Stories" by Adam Gopnik: The interrogation of tradition; "The Virtuoso" by James B. Stewart: A tech pioneer's unexpected last act; "The Home Front" by Lauren Collins: Leïla Slimani's dark explorations of our most intimate taboos; "Trapped" by Jonathan Blitzer: On Long Island, immigrant teen-agers are caught between a gang and the law.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, March 19th 2018 (Rebecca Mead, Sheila Marikar, Lauren Collins)

    • By: Rebecca Mead, Sheila Marikar, Lauren Collins
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    In this issue: "Illiberal Arts" by David Remnick: Donald Trump and the stress test of liberal democracy; "The Story of a Face" by Rebecca Mead: A trans woman finds the surgery she needs to just be herself; "The Dresser" by Sheila Marikar: Andrew Weitz spruces up Hollywood's reluctant Zoolanders; "Dreamland" by Lauren Collins: India Mahdavi's polychromatic vision; "Second Time as Farce" by Anthony Lane: A review of The Death of Stalin.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, August 7th and 14th 2017: Part 2 (Lauren Collins, Benjamin Wallace-Wells, Judith Thurman)

    • By: Lauren Collins, Benjamin Wallace-Wells, Judith Thurman
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    In this issue: "Identity Crisis" by Lauren Collins; "The Dream Deferred" by Benjamin Wallace-Wells; "World of Interiors" by Judith Thurman; "A Family Affair" by Laura Miller; and "Paper Trail" by Dan Chiasson.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • When in French: Love in a Second Language

    • Love in a Second Language
    • By: Lauren Collins
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After a lifetime spent living firmly in English, Lauren Collins finds herself adrift in French-speaking Geneva. Having fallen in love with Olivier, a Frenchman, Lauren wakes up one day to the realisation that she is living in a community where she cannot speak the language and that she is married to a man whose name she doesn't dare speak in public, for fear of mispronunciation. A New Yorker journalist skilled at making a living through her writing, Lauren is suddenly no longer able to communicate with the local shop owners, let alone her in-laws.

    Regular price: $13.08

    • The New Yorker (Aug. 21, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, Lauren Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
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    "Snake Eyes" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "The Last Drop" by Ben McGrath; "The Vineyard Fracture" by Lauren Collins; "Watching Lebanon" by Seymour Hersh; "Stations of the Mel" by Christopher Buckley; "Blank Monday" by William Finnegan; and "On Duty" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, August 8th and 15th 2016: Part 2 (Jon Lee Anderson, Lauren Collins, Adelle Waldman)

    • By: Jon Lee Anderson, Lauren Collins, Adelle Waldman
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    In this issue: "The Distant Shore" by Jon Lee Anderson; "Love in Translation" by Lauren Collins; and "Status Update" by Adelle Waldman.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, January 18th 2016 (Lauren Collins, Luke Mogelson, Adam Gopnik)

    • By: Lauren Collins, Luke Mogelson, Adam Gopnik
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
    • Highlights
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this issue: "Obama's Guns Gambit", by Margaret Talbot; "Blue Blood, Blue Collar", by Lauren Collins; "The Front Lines", by Luke Mogelson; "Little Henry, Happy at Last", by Adam Gopnik; and "Gloom and Doom", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, July 6th & 13th 2015: Part 2 (Lauren Collins and Lawrence Wright)

    • By: Lauren Collins, Lawrence Wright
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
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    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In this issue: "Bird's-Eye View", by Lauren Collins; and "Five Hostages", by Lawrence Wright.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, August 25th 2014 (Lauren Collins, Michael Specter, George Packer)

    • By: Lauren Collins, Michael Specter, George Packer
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
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    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 3

    "The Common Enemy", by George Packer; "The Old Gang", by Tad Friend; "The Spy Who Loved Me", by Lauren Collins; "Seeds of Doubt", by Michael Specter; and "Hide and Seek", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, April 2nd 2012 (Rebecca Mead, Lauren Collins, David Sedaris)

    • By: Rebecca Mead, Lauren Collins, David Sedaris
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
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    "A Lot of Gas", by Elizabeth Kolbert; "The Trade", by Ben McGrath; "Mayor Presumptive", by Rebecca Mead; "Mail Supremacy", by Lauren Collins; "Dentists Without Borders", by David Sedaris; and "Kids at Risk", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, April 19th, 2010 (Peter Hessler, Elif Batuman, Lauren Collins)

    • By: Peter Hessler, Elif Batuman, Lauren Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    "Indulgence", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Home Again", by Peter Stevenson; "Show-and-Tell", by Ben McGrath; "Timing the Recovery", by James Surowiecki; "Go West", by Peter Hessler; "The Memory Kitchen", by Elif Batuman; "Celebrity Smackdown", by Lauren Collins; and "Perilous Love", by David Denby.

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