The New Yorker, December 12th 2011 (Michael Specter, Kelefa Sanneh, Anthony Lane)

  • by Michael Specter, Kelefa Sanneh, Anthony Lane
  • Narrated by Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
  • 2 hrs and 7 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

In this issue:
COMMENT
"Back to the Square", by Wendell Steavenson: Egypt at the polls.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Birds and Bankers", by Lizzie Widdicombe: Henry Paulson, bird-watching in Central Park.
"Puppet Reboot", by Michael Schulman: Jason Segel writes The Muppets.
ANNALS OF SCIENCE
"The Power of Nothing", by Michael Specter: Do placebos work?
THE SPORTING SCENE
"Monday Night Lights", by Kelefa Sanneh: Jon Gruden coaches the audience.
A CRITIC AT LARGE
"I Spy", by Anthony Lane: John le Carreā€™s spies.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Double Dare", by David Denby: Reviews of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Adventures of Tintin.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-07-2011
  • Publisher: The New Yorker