Regular price: $5.95

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free.
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price.
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love.
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel.
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month.
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $5.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

In this issue:
COMMENT
"States of Health", by Atul Gawande: Obamacare rollout, Obamacare obstruction.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"As Seen on TV", by Michael Schulman: Fred Thompson’s new role.
"No Sex, Please", by Lauren Collins: Britain’s porn plan.
ANNALS OF COMMUNICATION
"Freedom of Information", by Ken Auletta: The newspaper that took on the N.S.A.
LIFE AND LETTERS
"The Book of Laughter", by Claudia Roth Pierpont: Philip Roth and friends.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Drifting", by David Denby: Reviews of Gravity and Enough Said
Want more of The New Yorker?
  • Subscribe for one month or 12 months.
  • Get the latest issue.
  • Check out the complete archive.

    Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.

  • (P) and ©2013 The New Yorker
    Show More Show Less
    No Reviews are Available
    © Copyright 1997 - 2018 Audible, Inc