The New Yorker, June 30, 2008 (Atul Gawande, Frances FitzGerald, Dorothy Wickenden)

  • by Atul Gawande, Frances FitzGerald, Dorothy Wickenden
  • Narrated by uncredited
  • 1 hrs and 56 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

In this issue:COMMENT
"What's the Big Idea?" by Dorothy Wickenden: The Obama puzzle.THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Space Dirt" by Ben McGrath: Building robots for Mars exploration in an unlikely place.
"Second Act" by Rebecca Mead: An unlikely ambassador from Africa. ANNALS OF RELIGION
"The New Evangelicals" by Frances FitzGerald: A growing challenge to the religious right.ANNALS OF MEDICINE
"The Itch" by Atul Gawande: A new science of scratching.ON TELEVISION
"Working Girl" by Nancy Franklin: A British take on the world's oldest profession.THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Big Kills" by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Wanted and The Happening.


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  • Release Date: 06-25-2008
  • Publisher: The New Yorker