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    • Episode 75: Goodbye to 'Elephant and Piggie,' and Getting to Know Gorsuch

    • By: David Remnick, Jill Lepore, Ric Walker, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
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    Mo Willems, the children’s-book author who created the Elephant and Piggie series, stands alongside America’s literary greats.

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    • Atmospheric Disturbances

    • By: Rivka Galchen
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Dr. Leo Liebenstein's wife disappears, she leaves behind a single, confounding clue - a woman who looks, talks, and behaves almost exactly like her and who audaciously claims to be her. While everyone else is fooled by this imposter, Leo knows better. Certain that his real wife is alive and in hiding, Leo embarks on a quixotic journey to reclaim his lost love.

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    • Worth Listening to Again

    • By Sarah on 11-17-09

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    • Little Labours

    • By: Rivka Galchen
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
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    A droll and dazzling compendium of observations, stories, lists and brief essays about babies. One August day a baby was born, or, as it seemed to Rivka Galchen, a puma moved into her apartment. Her arrival felt supernatural; she seemed to come from another world. And suddenly the world seemed ludicrously, suspiciously, adverbially sodden with meaning. But Galchen didn't want to write about the puma. She had never been interested in babies or in mothers before. Now everything seemed directly related to them.

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    • The New Yorker, February 6th 2017 (Jelani Cobb, Rivka Galchen, Alexandra Schwartz)

    • By: Jelani Cobb, Rivka Galchen, Alexandra Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
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    In this issue: "Info Wars" by Steve Coll; "Belle" by Andrew Marantz; "Prodigy of Hate" by Jelani Cobb; "Fail Funnier" by Rivka Galchen; "Cold Heart" by Alexandra Schwartz; "Fresh Paint" by Peter Schjeldahl; "I Love Lucifer" by Emily Nussbaum; and "Shiny Things" by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, September 22nd 2014 (Nick Paumgarten, Lizzie Widdicombe, Rivka Galchen)

    • By: Nick Paumgarten, Lizzie Widdicombe, Rivka Galchen
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
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    "The Name of the Fight", by Amy Davidson; "We Are a Camera", by Nick Paumgarten; "The Plus Side", by Lizzie Widdicombe; "An Unlikely Ballerina", by Rivka Galchen; and "What’s It All About?", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, May 13th 2013 (Rivka Galchen, Ryan Lizza, Raffi Khatchadourian)

    • By: Rivka Galchen, Ryan Lizza, Raffi Khatchadourian
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
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    "Game Change", by Margaret Talbot; "The Middleman", by Ryan Lizza; "Every Disease on Earth", by Rivka Galchen; "The Chaos of the Dice", by Raffi Khatchadourian; and "All That Jazz", by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker, June 14th & 21st 2010: Part 1 (Joshua Ferris, Rivka Galchen, Jonathan Safran Foer)

    • By: Joshua Ferris, Rivka Galchen, Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
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    20 Under 40", by The Editors of The New Yorker; The Pilot", by Joshua Ferris; "The Entire Northern Side Was Covered with Fire", by Rivka Galchen; "Dayward", by ZZ Packer; and "Here We Aren’t, So Quickly", by Jonathan Safran Foer....

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