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
  • 2 hrs and 2 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

In this issue:
COMMENT
"Instant Replay", by Margaret Talbot: Violence and the N. F. L.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Outbreak", by Richard Preston: The West African Ebola crisis.
"Meritorious", by Mark Singer: Roger Angell is heading to Cooperstown.
LETTER FROM MOSCOW
"Watching the Eclipse", by David Remnick: Ambassador Michael McFaul was there when the promise of democracy came to Russia—and when it began to fade.
POP MUSIC
"Weirdly Popular", by Sasha Frere-Jones: Weird Al Yankovic's appeal.
ON TELEVISION
"Surgical Strikeout", by Emily Nussbaum: Steven Soderbergh's The Knick.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"The One", by David Denby: A review of Get On Up.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-06-2014
  • Publisher: The New Yorker