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    • The New Yorker (July 10 & 17, 2006) - Part 1

    • By: Adam Green, Seymour Hersh, Tad Friend, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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    "Nattering Nabobs" by David Remnick; "Giving Away My Fortune" by Adam Green; "Last Stand" by Seymour Hersh; "Blue-Collar Gold" by Tad Friend; "Boy Detective" by Nancy Franklin; and "Dressed to Kill" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Cheerful Money

    • Me, My Family, and the Last Days of Wasp Splendor
    • By: Tad Friend
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    Tad Friend's family is nothing if not illustrious: his father was president of Swarthmore College, and at Smith his mother came in second in a poetry contest judged by W. H. Auden -- to Sylvia Plath. For centuries, Wasps like his ancestors dominated American life. But then, in the '60s, their fortunes began to fall. As a young man, Friend noticed that his family tree, for all its glories, was full of alcoholics, depressives, and reckless eccentrics.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Funny and Candid

    • By Debbie on 07-15-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The New Yorker, March 17th 2014 (Andrew Solomon, Tad Friend, David Remnick)

    • By: Andrew Solomon, Tad Friend, David Remnick
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "Putin’s Pique", by David Remnick; "The Reckoning", by Andrew Solomon; "Heavy Weather", by Tad Friend; "New SAT Practice Questions", by Cora Frazier; and "Double Trouble", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, August 24, 2009 (Alec Wilkinson, David Sedaris, Tad Friend)

    • By: Alec Wilkinson, David Sedaris, Tad Friend
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The States We're In", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "The Deepest Dive", by Alec Wilkinson; "Laugh, Kookaburra", by David Sedaris; "Plugged In", by Tad Friend; and "Americans in Paris", by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker (Sept. 18, 2006)

    • By: George Packer, John Cassidy, David Sedaris, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    "Prisoners" by George Packer; "Mind Games" by John Cassidy; "In the Waiting Room" by David Sedaris; "War and Remembrance" by Ian Buruma; "Hugger Mugger" by John Updike; "Her Debut" by Tad Friend; and "Inescapable Pasts" by David Denby.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable!

    • By wendy on 09-08-11

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (April 24, 2006)

    • By: David Remnick, Tad Friend, James Surowiecki, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
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    "Ozone Man" by David Remnick; "Shows About Shows" by Tad Friend; "The Payola Game" by James Surowiecki; "High and Low" by Anthony Lane; "The Lonely Planet Guide to My Apartment" by Jonathan Stern; "Getting There" by Nick Paumgarten; and "Game Playing" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, September 3rd 2012 (Sarah Stillman, Tad Friend, Philip Gourevitch)

    • By: Sarah Stillman, Tad Friend, Philip Gourevitch
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
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    "Republican vs. Republican", by Philip Gourevitch; "Shots", by Lizzie Widdicombe; "The Throwaways", by Sarah Stillman; "Limited Release", by Tad Friend; and "Tough Guys", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, January 11th 2016 (Katherine Zoepf, Tad Friend, Thomas Mallon)

    • By: Katherine Zoepf, Tad Friend, Thomas Mallon
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    In this issue: "The Next Great Famine", by Amy Davidson; "Sisters in Law", by Katherine Zoepf; "The Mogul of the Middle", by Tad Friend; and "A View from the Fringe", by Thomas Mallon.

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    • The New Yorker (Oct. 16, 2006)

    • By: George Packer, Ben McGrath, Robert Stone, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    "Keep Out" by George Packer; "It Should Happen to You" by Ben McGrath: Fame, the YouTube way; "Tabloid Days" by Robert Stone; "The Photograph" by Roddy Doyle; "Lost Generation" by Tad Friend; and "Small Worlds" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, December 15th 2014 (Ken Auletta, Tad Friend, Joan Acocella)

    • By: Ken Auletta, Tad Friend, Joan Acocella
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Highlights
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "Safer Streets", by Amy Davidson; "Follow the Leader", by Michael Schulman; "Blood, Simpler", by Ken Auletta; "Hollywood and Vine", by Tad Friend; "Let It Go", by Joan Acocella; "Small Differences", by Emily Nussbaum; and "Swinging Seventies", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, May 27th 2013 (Jeffrey Toobin, Tad Friend, James Surowiecki)

    • By: Jeffrey Toobin, Tad Friend, James Surowiecki
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
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    "Lines in the Sand", by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Bad Character", by Dana Goodyear; "Tower Heist", by Nell Freudenberger; "Boom or Bubble?", by James Surowiecki; "Rights and Wrongs", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Crowded House", by Tad Friend; and "Couples", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, October 17th 2011 (Tad Friend, Michael Specter, James Surowiecki)

    • By: Tad Friend, Michael Specter, James Surowiecki
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    "A Walk in the Park", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "How Steve Jobs Changed", by James Surowiecki; "Second-Act Twist", by Tad Friend; "Getting a Fix", by Michael Specter; and "Creepy Shows", by David Denby.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is journalism not an Anita Shreve novel.

    • By Blue on 10-18-11

    Regular price: $5.95

    • 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
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    "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, August 16th & 23th 2010: Part 2 (James Surowiecki, Tad Friend, Joan Acocella)

    • By: James Surowiecki, Tad Friend, Joan Acocella
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "Soak the Very, Very Rich", by James Surowiecki; "Dry Run", by Mimi Sheraton; "Graphic Novel", by Samantha Henig; "Sleeping with Weapons", by Tad Friend; "Queen of Crime", by Joan Acocella; and "The Dotted Line", by Sasha Frere-Jones.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (Feb. 5, 2007)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, James Surowiecki, Jeffrey Toobin, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    "Webbcast" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Over There" by James Surowiecki; "Google's Moon Shot" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Please Read Before Suing" by Larry Doyle; "Boomtown Blues" by Alexandra Fuller; "Good People" by David Foster Wallace; and "Hostile Acts" by Tad Friend.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (August 29, 2005)

    • By: David Remnick, Ben McGrath, Henry Alford, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Highlights
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    "Sacred and Profane" by David Remnick; "Shakedown Street" by Ben McGrath; "Not a Word" by Henry Alford; "The Moral-Hazard Myth" by Malcolm Gladwell; "The Shroud of Marin" by Tad Friend; and "Dirty Business" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (Sept. 25, 2006)

    • By: Elizabeth Kolbert, James Surowiecki, Andrea Lee, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
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    "Untransformed" by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Wagers of Sin" by James Surowiecki; "Bag Lady" by Andrea Lee; "Rag Time" by Calvin Trillin; "Dressed for Excess" by Judith Thurman; "Backstage Angst" by Tad Friend; and "Dream On" by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, April 6th, 2009 (Tad Friend, Seymour Hersh, James Surowiecki)

    • By: Tad Friend, Seymour Hersh, James Surowiecki
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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    "Mad and Madder", by Nicholas Lemann; "Balancing Banks", by James Surowiecki; "Cash for Keys", by Tad Friend; "Syria Calling", by Seymour Hersh; "Shuttle Diplomacy", by Mike Peed; "Birds, Bees, Fish", by Ben McGrath; "The Longest Run", by Sasha Frere-Jones; and "Changing Places", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker (May 22, 2006)

    • By: Dorothy Wickenden, James Surowiecki, Peter J. Boyer, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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    "Fuel Duel" by Dorothy Wickenden; "Hedgemony" by James Surowiecki; "Hollywood Heresy" by Peter J. Boyer; "Nazis Say the Darndest Things" by Andy Borowitz; "What the Dog Saw" by Malcolm Gladwell; "Don't Touch That Dial" by Tad Friend; and "Sink or Swim" by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker, February 10th 2014 (Tad Friend, Susan Orlean, Dan Chiasson)

    • By: Tad Friend, Susan Orlean, Dan Chiasson
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    "On the Trail", by Steve Coll; "Thicker Than Water", by Tad Friend; "Man and Machine", by Susan Orlean; "Bet the Farm", by Dan Chiasson; and "The Cost of Survival", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

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