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    • The New Yorker, January 22nd 2018 (Alex Perry, Lizzie Widdicombe, Jill Lepore)

    • By: Alex Perry, Lizzie Widdicombe, Jill Lepore
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
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    In this issue: "Slash and Burn" by Elizabeth Kolbert: Under Ryan Zinke, the Secretary of the Interior, it's a sell-off from sea to shining sea; "Blood and Justice" by Alex Perry: Family loyalty made a Mafia family strong, but its treatment of women was its undoing; "Rate Your Boss!" by Lizzie Widdicombe: How companies are adapting to the Glassdoor era; "Valley of the Dolls" by Jill Lepore: Barbie, Bratz, and the end of originality.

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    • The New Yorker, May 21st 2018 (Evan Osnos, Jill Lepore, Lauren Collins)

    • By: Lauren Collins, Jill Lepore, Evan Osnos
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
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    "Bad Bets" by Robin Wright: The end of the Iran deal, and Trump's new, confrontational foreign policy.   

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    • The New Yorker, February 12th and 19th 2018: Part 2 (David Grann)

    • By: David Grann
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
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    In this issue: "The White Darkness" by David Grann: A solitary journey across Antarctica.

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    • The New Yorker, January 15th 2018 (Sarah Stillman, Jelani Cobb, David Remnick)

    • By: Sarah Stillman, Jelani Cobb, David Remnick
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
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    In this issue: "The Lost Emperor" by David Remnick: The increasing unfitness of Donald Trump; "No Refuge" by Sarah Stillman: For some immigrants, deportation from the U.S. is a death sentence; "Hard Tests" by Jelani Cobb: A historically black university in the age of Trump; "Courting Disaster" by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Insult and Paddington 2.

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    • The New Yorker, March 26th 2018 (Connie Bruck, Amy Davidson Sorkin, Michael Schulman)

    • By: Connie Bruck, Amy Davidson Sorkin, Michael Schulman
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
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    In this issue: A Revelatory Case by Amy Davidson Sorkin: What went wrong in the Stormy Daniels case; California v. Trump by Connie Bruck: Jerry Brown's attempt to moderate a radical White House; The Ascension by Michael Schulman: The director Marianne Elliott takes on Tony Kushner's Angels in America; Tales of the Tribe by Adam Kirsch: Why Jewish history is so hard to write; Island Adventures by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Tomb Raider and Isle of Dogs.

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    • The New Yorker, January 8th 2018 (Louis Menand, Dana Goodyear, Siddhartha Mukherjee)

    • By: Louis Menand, Dana Goodyear, Siddhartha Mukherjee
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
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    In this issue: "Words of the Year" by Louis Menand: The importance of words; "Exposure" by Dana Goodyear: In the wake of scandal, can Hollywood change its ways; "Bodies at Rest and in Motion" by Siddhartha Mukherjee: The puzzle was not that my father was dying. It was that he was still alive; "Been There" by Louis Menand: The Presidential election of 1968; "Bespoke" by Anthony Lane: A review of The Phantom Thread.

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    • The New Yorker, March 5th 2018 (Mike Spies, Jon Lee Anderson, John McPhee)

    • By: Mike Spies, Jon Lee Anderson, John McPhee
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
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    In this issue: "Indicted" by Amy Davidson Sorkin: Robert Mueller's distinctly American indictments; "The Arms Dealer" by Mike Spies: How an N.R.A. lobbyist made Florida the testing ground for pro-gun policies; "The Afterlife of Pablo Escobar" by Jon Lee Anderson: In Colombia, a drug lord's posthumous celebrity brings profits and controversy; "Direct Eye Contact" by John McPhee: The most sophisticated, most urban, most reproductively fruitful of bears.

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    • The New Yorker, February 5th 2018 (Rachel Aviv, Ian Frazier, Michael Chabon)

    • By: Rachel Aviv, Ian Frazier, Michael Chabon
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
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    In this issue: "Firing Offenses" by Amy Davidson Sorkin: Questions that Mueller might ask Trump - the most consequential could involve the President's understanding of the rule of law; "The Death Debate" by Rachel Aviv: A hospital insisted that a young girl was dead. Her family disagreed; "Airborne" by Ian Frazier: Drone racing takes screen lovers back into the actual world; "The Recipe for Life" by Michael Chabon: A father, a son, and their secret superpowers.

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    • The New Yorker, February 12th and 19th 2018: Part 1 (Joshua Rothman, Jill Lepore, Jia Tolentino)

    • By: Joshua Rothman, Jill Lepore, Jia Tolentino
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    In this issue: State of the Resistance by Jelani Cobb: Trump's opposition understand themselves not simply as defenders of particular policy positions but as stalwarts of democracy; Safer Spaces by Jia Tolentino: Could small changes in campus life reduce the risk of sexual assault; Jambusters by Joshua Rothman: Who you gonna call; It's Still Alive by Jill Lepore: Two hundred years of "Frankenstein;" After the Fall by Adam Gopnik: Drawing the right lessons from the decline in violent crime.

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    • The New Yorker, April 30th 2018 (Elif Batuman, Ashley Powers, Amy Davidson Sorkin)

    • By: Elif Batuman, Ashley Powers, Amy Davidson Sorkin
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    In this issue: "Unrule of Law" by Amy Davidson Sorkin; "A Theory of Relativity" by Elif Batuman; "Lone Stars" by Ashley Powers; "Mansplaining" by Hilton Als; and "Guilt by Association" by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, April 2nd 2018 (David Remnick, Rachel Aviv, Margaret Talbot)

    • By: David Remnick, Rachel Aviv, Margaret Talbot
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
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    In this issue: "Account Settings" by David Remnick: Cambridge Analytica and a moral reckoning in Silicon Valley; "The Edge of Identity" by Rachel Aviv: Hannah Upp goes missing for weeks at a time, losing her sense of self. Can she still be found; "Dirty Politics" by Margaret Talbot: Scott Pruitt's E.P.A. is giving even ostentatious polluters a reprieve.

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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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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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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, January 29th 2018 (Kathryn Schulz, Nick Paumgarten, Peter Schjeldahl)

    • By: Kathryn Schulz, Nick Paumgarten, Peter Schjeldahl
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
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    In this issue: "Trump in the World" by Amy Davidson Sorkin: How can someone so “America first” attend an event so globally minded; "Getting a Shot" by Nick Paumgarten: A movie made in a prison captures inmates’ hope and despair; "Remainders" by Kathryn Schulz: A brilliant début launched the career of a singular talent. How did he get lost; "All American" by Peter Schjeldahl: Questions of identity at the National Museum of the American Indian; "Fighting to Be Heard" by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, March 12th 2018 (Kathryn Schulz, Adam Gopnik, Margaret Talbot)

    • By: Kathryn Schulz, Adam Gopnik, Margaret Talbot
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs
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    In this issue: "Gun Shots" by Margaret Talbot: The gun-control debate after Parkland; "Home Invasion" by Kathryn Schulz: Infiltrating residences and decimating crops, the stinkbug keeps spreading; "Night Music" by Adam Gopnik: What Andrew Lloyd Webber did to musical theatre; "Hellzapoppin'" by Hilton Als: Jerry Springer: The Opera and Black Light take on turbulent times; "Return of the Native" by Peter Schjeldahl: A Grant Wood retrospective at the Whitney.

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    • The New Yorker, February 26th 2018 (Jeffrey Toobin, Ian Parker, Carrie Battan)

    • By: Jeffrey Toobin, Ian Parker, Carrie Battan
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
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    In this issue: "Peace Games" by Evan Osnos: Politics at the Winter Olympics; "The Miss Universe Connection" by Jeffrey Toobin: Beauty pageants long helped Trump's businesses. One of them may also have helped his Presidential bid; "Stairmaster" by Ian Parker: Has Thomas Heatherwick created a rival to the Statue of Liberty, or a hundred-and-fifty-million-dollar folly; "The "TRL" Generation" by Carrie Battan: Dashboard Confessional and Justin Timberlake try again; Imaginary Kingdoms by Antony Lane.

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