The New Yorker (Oct. 24, 2005)

  • by George Packer, Michael Specter, Dana Goodyear, Joan Acocella, Nancy Franklin, David Denby
  • Narrated by uncredited
  • 2 hrs and 13 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

This issue features six articles:COMMENT
"Game Plan" by George Packer: What the Republicans' troubles mean for the opposition.A REPORTER AT LARGE
"What Money Can Buy" by Michael Specter: Millions of Africans die needlessly of malaria and other diseases each year. Can Bill Gates change that?PROFILES
"Quiet Depravity" by Dana Goodyear: The demure outrages of comedian Sarah Silverman.DANCING
"Paper Tiger" by Joan Acocella: Michael Flatley dazzles and disappoints in a new step-dancing extravaganza.ON TELEVISION
"Big Mac" by Nancy Franklin: Geena Davis plays the first female president in Commander in Chief. Will viewers vote "yes?"THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Family Matters" by David Denby: Strong opinions on The Squid and the Whale and Elizabethtown.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-19-2005
  • Publisher: The New Yorker