In this issue:COMMENT´´Membership Dues´´, by Steve Coll: The looming vote on Palestine and the U.N.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Live from New Jersey´´, by Alec Wilkinson: Drew Eckmann’s New Jersey home and concert hall.´´Attica Is All of Us´´, by Ian Frazier: The Attica prison uprising, forty years later.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Jobs and the G.O.P.´´, by James Surowiecki: Why obstruction won’t hurt the Republicans.DEPT. OF INVENTION ´´Survival of the Fitted´´, by David Owen: Make way for bulletproof couture. LETTER FROM NUCLA, COLORADO´´Dr. Don´´, by Peter Hessler: A small-town druggist and his community.BOOKS´´The Secret Shopper´´, by Jenny Diski: The history of shoplifting.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Road Kill´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Drive. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110921/pe_nyer_110921_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This issue contains seven selections:COMMENT´´Political Porn´´ by David Remnick: What´s scandalous about the new book on Sen. Hillary Clinton.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´The Enron Example´´ by Alec Wilkinson: A law firm´s summer associates debate the ethics of corporate malfeasance.LETTER FROM WASHINGTON´´Real Insiders´´ by Jeffrey Goldberg: Did a pro-Israel lobbyist engage in espionage? Or was he just doing his job?SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Camp Correspondence´´ by Bruce McCall: A hostile takeover by the lake.FICTION´´Ashes´´ by Cristina Henriquez: A woman in Panama reexamines her life after her mother´s sudden death.ON TELEVISION´´When in Rome´´ by Nancy Franklin: A review of the ABC mini-series Empire, and some thoughts about the ´´Runaway Bride.´´THE THEATRE´´On Your Toes´´ by John Lahr: The movie Billy Elliott becomes a London musical. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/050629/pe_nyer_050629_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.