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    • Episode 64: Self-Esteem for Owls, and Newt Gingrich on the Heroin Problem

    • By: David Remnick, Brian Quijada, Newt Gingrich, and others
    • Length: 56 mins
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    Newt Gingrich isn’t known for bipartisanship, but he’s found a broad consensus for his efforts to address the opioid-addiction epidemic...

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    • Him Her Him Again the End of Him

    • By: Patricia Marx
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A neurotic young graduate student looking for distraction from her doomed thesis is inexplicably swept off her feet by a narcissistic philosophy professor. The obsession continues even after he has dumped her for someone even needier and she has given up on school and become a television writer. Meeting again in New York, they begin an adulterous affair that, of course, can only end in some kind of crisis.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • No Humor Still No Humor End of Humor

    • By Terri on 06-07-07

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The New Yorker, July 2nd 2012 (William Finnegan, Patricia Marx, Elizabeth Kolbert)

    • By: William Finnegan, Patricia Marx, Elizabeth Kolbert
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
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    "Nation of Immigrants", by Steve Coll; "The Kingpins", by William Finnegan; "The Hunter Games", by Patricia Marx; "Spoiled Rotten", by Elizabeth Kolbert; and "That’s Amore", by David Denby.

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    • Let's Be Less Stupid

    • An Attempt to Maintain My Mental Faculties
    • By: Patricia Marx
    • Narrated by: Patricia Marx
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Former SNL writer and The New Yorker staffer Patty Marx employs the weapon she wields best - not that weapon; Patty believes in gun control. Instead she uses her sharp-edged humor to tackle the most difficult facet of aging: the mind's decline. From forgetting her brother-in-law's name while he was wearing a nametag to hanging up the phone to look for her phone, Marx confesses to her failures and not only to make you feel better about yourself.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Snarky and repetitive

    • By Allison O'Brien on 07-25-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The New Yorker, February 8th and 15th 2016: Part 2 (Joshua Yaffa, Patricia Marx, James Wood)

    • By: Joshua Yaffa, Patricia Marx, James Wood
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
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    In this issue: "Sonia from the Bronx", by Ian Frazier; "Dog's Dinner", by Lauren Collins; "Putin's Dragon", by Joshua Yaffa; "In Search of Forty Winks", by Patricia Marx; "Unsuitable Boys", by James Wood; and "The Waves", by Hilton Als.

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    • The New Yorker, March 23rd 2015 (Rebecca Mead, Patricia Marx, James B. Stewart)

    • By: Rebecca Mead, Patricia Marx, James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
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    "Today’s Woman", by David Remnick; "Sole Cycle", Rebecca Mead; "About Face", by Patricia Marx; "A Fight at the Opera", by James B. Stewart; and "What About Bob?", by Emily Nussbaum.

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    • The New Yorker, October 20th 2014 (Patricia Marx, George Packer, Dan Chiasson)

    • By: Patricia Marx, George Packer, Dan Chiasson
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
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    "The Fear Equation", by Michael Specter; "Pets Allowed", by Patricia Marx; "The Holder of Secrets", by George Packer; "View from the Mountain", by Dan Chiasson; "Shapes of Things", by Peter Schjeldahl; and "High Fliers", by Anthony Lane.

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