The New Yorker, May 31st, 2010 (William Finnegan, Jerome Groopman, Gay Talese)

  • by William Finnegan, Jerome Groopman, Gay Talese
  • Narrated by Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
  • 2 hrs and 19 mins
  • Periodical

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In this issue:
COMMENT
"Oil Shocks", by Elizabeth Kolbert: The real cause of the Gulf disaster?
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Basta", by Gay Talese: The closing of a famous New York restaurant that's been frozen in time for sixty years.
"Doctor, Doctor", by Lizzie Widdicombe: Celebrity dropouts finally get degrees.
LETTER FROM MEXICO
"Silver of Lead", by William Finnegan: The drug cartel La Familia gives local officials a choice: Take a bribe or a bullet.
MEDICAL DISPATCH
"The Plastic Panic", by Jerome Groopman: How worried should we be about everyday chemicals?
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Epic Struggles", by David Denby: Reviews of Prince of Persia and John Rabe.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-26-2010
  • Publisher: The New Yorker