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    • The New Yorker College Tour

    • University of Iowa, Iowa City: Everyone's a Critic
    • By: Nancy Franklin, Sasha Frere-Jones, Alex Ross
    • Narrated by: Don McLeese
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
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    Nancy Franklin joined the staff ofThe New Yorker in 1978 as a typist, and was subsequently a fact checker and a nonfiction editor. Since 1989, she has contributed Talk of the Town pieces, essays, Profiles, and humor pieces to the magazine. From 1994 to 2002, she was a theatre critic; currently, she writes the On Television column.

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    • Eggs, Cookies, and Leeches

    • Memorable Writing from The New Yorker
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell, Hendrik Hertzberg, John Colapinto, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
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    Certainly, all the writing in The New Yorker is memorable, and this collection is no exception. The authors include such best sellers as Malcolm Gladwell, Seymour Hersh, and Jonathan Franzen - and the subjects range from the lives of short-order cooks to the secrets of college admissions.

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    • A random collection?

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    • The New Yorker (Feb. 13 & 20, 2006) - Part 2

    • By: James Surowiecki, Susan Orlean, James B. Stewart, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
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    "Overcompensating" by James Surowiecki; "Little Wing" by Susan Orlean; "The Opera Lover" by James B. Stewart; and "Positive Attitude" by Sasha Frere-Jones.

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    • The New Yorker (December 24 & 31, 2007) Part 1

    • By: Elizabeth Kolbert, Lizzie Widdicombe, James Surowiecki, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
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    There are nine articles in the first part of this double issue: "Testing the Climate", by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Who's Scrooge?", by Lizzie Widdicombe; "A Buyer's Christmas", by James Surowiecki; "The Frog at Forty-Five", by Mimi Sheraton; "Life on Mars", by David Remnick; "Demolition Man", by John Lahr; "Stairway to Here", by Sasha Frere-Jones; "Family Planning", by Hilton Als; and "Settling Scores", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker (January 14, 2008)

    • By: David Remnick, Ryan Lizza, Jeffrey Toobin, and others
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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    There are six articles in this edition: "Wealth of Nations", by David Remnick; "Mammoths", by Ryan Lizza; "Fraud Alert", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Wakefield", by E. L. Doctorow; "Full Exposure", by Sasha Frere-Jones; and "Gone Missing", by Anthony Lane

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    • The New Yorker (Jan. 16, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Jeffrey Toobin, David Owen, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
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    "Abramoffed" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Name That Source" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Your Three Wishes: F.A.Q." by David Owen; "Here Below" by Roger Angell; "Eat and Run" by Steven Shapin; "Hello, Again" by Sasha Frere-Jones; "American Idiots" by Nancy Franklin; and "Chill" by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker (October 22, 2007)

    • By: Lawrence Wright, Lizzie Widdicombe, Alex Ross, and others
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
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    This issue contains seven articles: "Ask the Iraqis", by Lawrence Wright; "Having One for Che", by Lizzie Widdicombe; "The Well-Tempered Web", by Alex Ross; "Fallen Idols", by David Denby; "Sparky from St. Paul", by John Updike; "A Paler Shade of White", by Sasha Frere-Jones; and "Nocturnes", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker (September 3 & 10, 2007)

    • Part 1
    • By: David Remnick, Ben McGrath, Rebecca Mead, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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    "The Lobby", by David Remnick; "Escapism Express", by Ben McGrath; "High-Water Marks", by Rebecca Mead; "The Unfriendly Skies", by James Surowiecki; "The Jefferson Bottles", by Patrick Radden Keefe; "Screwed Up", by Nancy Franklin; "Travelling Man", by Sasha Frere-Jones; "Eastern, Western", by David Denby

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    • The New Yorker (August 22, 2005)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, Dan Halpern, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs
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    "Mired" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "The Pre-Season Kid" by Ben McGrath; "Lone Star" by Dan Halpern; "The Big Tent" by Peter J. Boyer; "Overdrive" by Sasha Frere-Jones; and "Mad About the Boy" by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker (June 13 & 20, 2005)

    • By: Seymour Hersh, David Sedaris, James Surowiecki, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
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    "Watergate Days" by Seymour Hersh, "Turbulence" by David Sedaris, "In Case of Emergency" by James Surowiecki, "My Women" by Edmund White, "The Great Game Gone" by John Updike, "The Gift and the Curse" by Sasha Frere-Jones, and "Aiming Low" by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker (March 3, 2008)

    • By: Alma Guillermoprieto, Lizzie Widdicombe, Jim Holt, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
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    "Fidel's Farewell", by Alma Guillermoprieto; "Have Gun", by Lizzie Widdicombe; "Numbers Guy", by Jim Holt; "Leaving for Kenosha", by Richard Ford; "Amy's Circus", by Sasha Frere-Jones; "Breaking Bad", by Nancy Franklin; and "Taking Action", by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker (April 17, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Sasha Frere-Jones, Lauren Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
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    "Consumption" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Haggadah Da-Vida" by Sasha Frere-Jones; Dubai's Divas-in-Training by Lauren Collins; "A Church Asunder" by Peter J. Boyle; "Jesus Laughed" by Adam Gopnik; "Masquerade" by John Lahr; and "Exposed" by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker (Nov. 14, 2005)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Dana Goodyear, Jane Mayer, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
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    "Ups and Downs" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "War Poet" by Dana Goodyear; "A Deadly Interrogation" by Jane Mayer; "The Malpractice Mess" by Atul Gawande; "A Place in the Sun" by Sasha Frere-Jones; and "Parent Traps" by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, December 24th & 31st 2012: Part 2 (Keith Gessen, Bill Wyman, Sasha Frere-Jones)

    • By: Keith Gessen, Bill Wyman, Sasha Frere-Jones
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
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    "In Funds We Trust?", by James Surowiecki; "Polar Express", by Keith Gessen; "The Pale King", by Bill Wyman; and "In the Rough", by Sasha Frere-Jones.

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    • The New Yorker, March 22, 2010 (Jeffrey Toobin, Elizabeth Kolbert, John McPhee)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, Jeffrey Toobin, and others
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
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    "Some Nukes" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Cruise Control" by Ben McGrath; "After Stevens" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Everybody Have Fun" by Elizabeth Kolbert: "Pioneer" by John McPhee; "Don't Ask Me" by Paul Rudnick; "The Long War" by Sasha Frere-Jones.

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    • The New Yorker, March 9nd, 2009 (Alec Wilkinson, Sasha Frere-Jones, David Foster Wallace)

    • By: Alec Wilkinson, Sasha Frere-Jones, David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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    "Taking the Job", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Not Quite Cricket", by Alec Wilkinson; "Listening Party", by Ben Greenman; "Flashing Lights", by Sasha Frere-Jones; "Wiggle Room", by David Foster Wallace; "Dark Visions", by Anthony Lane

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    • The New Yorker (May 1, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Bill Buford, Daniel Raeburn, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
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    "Rummyache" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Carnal Knowledge" by Bill Buford; "Vessels" by Daniel Raeburn; "Making Nice" by Sasha Frere-Jones; "Home and Away" by Nancy Franklin; and "Last Impressions" by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker, December 1st 2014 (David Remnick, George Packer, Sasha Frere-Jones)

    • By: David Remnick, George Packer, Sasha Frere-Jones
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
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    "Havel in Jerusalem", by David Remnick; "Grappling", by Nick Paumgarten; "The Quiet German", by George Packer; "The Sound of Sweden", by Sasha Frere-Jones; "Brushfires", by Alex Ross; and "Keeping Secrets", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, August 11th & 18th 2014: Part 1 (David Remnick, Sasha Frere-Jones, Margaret Talbot)

    • By: David Remnick, Sasha Frere-Jones, Margaret Talbot
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
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    "Instant Replay", by Margaret Talbot; "Outbreak", by Richard Preston; "Meritorious", by Mark Singer; "Watching the Eclipse", by David Remnick; "Weirdly Popular", by Sasha Frere-Jones; "Surgical Strikeout", by Emily Nussbaum; and "The One", by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker (Sept. 4, 2006)

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell, Burkhard Bilger, Nick Paumgarten, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
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    "No Mercy" by Malcolm Gladwell; "The Lunchroom Rebellion" by Burkhard Bilger; "Deerfield in the Desert" by Nick Paumgarten; "Hot Properties" by Tad Friend; and "Sex Symbols" by Sasha Frere-Jones.

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