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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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    • My Life in Middlemarch

    • By: Rebecca Mead
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 151
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    A New Yorker writer revisits the seminal book of her youth - Middlemarch - and fashions a singular, involving story of how a passionate attachment to a great work of literature can shape our lives and help us to read our own histories. Rebecca Mead was a young woman in an English coastal town when she first read George Eliot's Middlemarch,regarded by many as the greatest English novel. After gaining admission to Oxford and moving to the United States to become a journalist, through several love affairs, then marriage, and family, Mead read and reread Middlemarch.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Reader's Pleasure!

    • By Doggy Bird on 02-17-14

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    • The New Yorker, June 13th 2018 (Rebecca Mead, Adam Entous, Evan Osnos)

    • By: Rebecca Mead, Adam Entous, Evan Osnos
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
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    "Kim's Chinese Lessons" by Evan Osnos: Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un's nuclear summit and the bid for history; "The Enemy of My Enemy" by Adam Entous: How Donald Trump, Israel, and the Gulf states plan to fight Iran—and leave the Palestinians and the Obama years behind; "Meal Ticket" by Rebecca Mead: Foodies are flocking to a remote archipelago for the ultimate locavore meal.

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    • The New Yorker, September 5th 2011 (Rebecca Mead, Tad Friend, Ian Frazier)

    • By: Rebecca Mead, Tad Friend, Ian Frazier
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
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    "Behind the Curtain", by David Remnick; "Local Hero", by William Finnegan; "Better, Faster, Stronger", by Rebecca Mead; "Contract City", by Tad Friend; "The March of the Strandbeests", by Ian Frazier; and "Noble Creatures", by David Denby.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Typos in performance

    • By C on 09-08-11

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    • The New Yorker, September 25th 2017 (David Remnick, Rebecca Mead, Alexis Okeowo)

    • By: David Remnick, Rebecca Mead, Alexis Okeowo
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
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    In this issue: "In the Dark" by Amy Davidson Sorkin; "Still Here" by David Remnick; "Transformer" by Rebecca Mead; and "Armor and Lingerie" by Alexis Okeowo.

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    • 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
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    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.

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    • The New Yorker, April 17th 2017 (Jeffrey Toobin, Rebecca Mead, Emily Nussbaum)

    • By: Jeffrey Toobin, Rebecca Mead, Emily Nussbaum
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
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    In this issue: "Trump's Intervention" by Steve Coll; "Full-Court Press" by Jeffrey Toobin; "The Prophet of Dystopia" by Rebecca Mead; "Authority Always Wins" by Emily Nussbaum; "Second Impressions" by Peter Schjeldahl; and "Men on Missions" by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, December 11th 2017 (Jeffrey Toobin, Rebecca Mead, Tobi Haslett)

    • By: Jeffrey Toobin, Rebecca Mead, Tobi Haslett
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    In this issue: "Faking It" by Steve Coll: Donald Trump's "Fake News" Tactics; "The Russia Portfolio" by Jeffrey Toobin: After Michael Flynn pleads guilty, the President's lawyers scramble; "Two Schools of Thought" by Rebecca Mead: Success Academy's quest to combine rigid discipline with a progressive curriculum; "Acts of Attention" by Tobi Haslett: What Susan Sontag never changed her mind about; "Overflowing" by Anthony Lane: A review of The Shape of Water.

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    • The New Yorker, July 4th 2016 (Jill Lepore, Rebecca Mead, Jelani Cobb)

    • By: Jill Lepore, Rebecca Mead, Jelani Cobb
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
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    In this issue: "Random Shots" by Jelani Cobb; "E. U. Later" by Anthony Lane; "How to Steal an Election" by Jill Lepore; "Swimming with Sharks" by Rebecca Mead; "The Sound of Hate" by Alex Ross; and "Old Enemies" by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, March 7th 2016 (Rebecca Mead, David Owen, Nathan Heller)

    • By: Rebecca Mead, David Owen, Nathan Heller
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
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    In this issue: "A Truce in Syria" by Dexter Filkins; "Courting Business" by James Surowiecki; "Learn Different" by Rebecca Mead; "Dirty Hands" by David Owen; "Says You" by Nathan Heller; "Can You Keep a Secret?" by George Packer; "Laverne & Curly" by Emily Nussbaum.

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    • The New Yorker (October 8, 2007)

    • By: Steve Coll, Lauren Collins, Seymour M. Hersh, and others
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall, Dan Bernard
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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    There are six articles in this edition: "Disparities", by Steve Coll; "Prezbo vs. The Prof", by Lauren Collins; "Shifting Targets", by Seymour M. Hersh; "Our Man in Pyongyang", by Rebecca Mead; "All Together Now", by Peter Schjeldahl; and "Lost Men", by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker, June 27th, 2011 (Margaret Talbot, Rebecca Mead, Alice Munro)

    • By: Margaret Talbot, Rebecca Mead, Alice Munro
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs
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    "The Public on the Private" by Margaret Talbot; "Anyone? Anyone?" by Nick Paumgarten; "Lumia" by Gregory Zinman; "Alice's Wonderland" by Rebecca Mead; "Gravel" by Alice Munro; "Show Runners" by Sasha Frere-Jones; "Anything Goes" by David Denby.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Nice, but the "Abridged" should be in the title

    • By E on 06-25-11

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    • The New Yorker, May 24th, 2010 (Rebecca Mead, Alec Wilkinson, Simon Rich)

    • By: Rebecca Mead, Alec Wilkinson, Simon Rich
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
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    "Activism v. Restraint", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Rage Machine", by Rebecca Mead; "Immigration Blues", by Alec Wilkinson; "Your New College Graduate: A Parents’ Guide", by Simon Rich; "Talking Dirty", by Nancy Franklin; and "Straight Arrow", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, May 6th 2013 (Douglas Preston, Ben McGrath, Rebecca Mead)

    • By: Douglas Preston, Ben McGrath, Rebecca Mead
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
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    "Foreign Story", by Rebecca Mead; "Magic Lantern", by Emma Allen; "Honest Honus", by Reeves Wiedeman; "Oddball", by Ben McGrath; "The El Dorado Machine", by Douglas Preston; and "Battle Weary", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker (February 11 & 18, 2008), Part 2

    • By: James Surowiecki, Alice Munro, David Owen, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
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    "Bonds Unbound", by James Surowiecki; "Free Radicals", by Alice Munro; "Call Me Loyd", by David Owen; and "Eerily Composed", by Rebecca Mead.

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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, 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.

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    • The New Yorker, February 14th & 21st 2011: Part 2 (Rebecca Mead, Mary Gaitskill, Adam Gopnik)

    • By: Rebecca Mead, Mary Gaitskill, Adam Gopnik
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
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    "Middlemarch and Me", by Rebecca Mead; "The Information", by Adam Gopnik; "The Other Place", by Mary Gaitskill; and "Schubert on the Beach", by Alex Ross.

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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, January 13th 2014 (Rebecca Mead, Evan Osnos, Evgeny Morozov)

    • By: Rebecca Mead, Evan Osnos, Evgeny Morozov
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
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    "The Al Qaeda Switchboard", by Lawrence Wright; "Do the Hustle", by James Surowiecki; "Confucius Comes Home", by Evan Osnos; "Written Off", by Rebecca Mead; "Making It", by Evgeny Morozov; "Downton Abbey with Cats", by John Hodgman; and "Partners in Crime", by Anthony Lane.

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