THE CHILDREN OF STRANGERS

Sue and Hector Badeau adopted twenty children who needed a home
—but there were always more.
By Larissa MacFarquhuar

Copyright © 2015 The New Yorker

Read by Teri Clark Linden

64 minutes



WHAT WE THINK ABOUT WHEN WE RUN

By Kathryn Schulz

Copyright © 2015 The New Yorker

Read by Jo Anna Perrin

19 minutes



WRONG ANSWER

In an era of high-stakes testing, a struggling school made a shocking choice

By Rachel Aviv

Copyright © 2014 The New Yorker

Read by Teri Clark Linden

62 minutes



THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME

How an industrial designer became Apple’s greatest product.

By Ian Parker

Copyright © 2015 The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

109 minutes



GOOD GREENS

Vegetarian cookbooks for carnivores.

By Jane Kramer

Copyright © 2014 The New Yorker

Read by Teri Clark Linden

30 minutes




PIXEL AND DIMED:
ON (NOT) GETTING BY IN THE GIG ECONOMY

For one month the author became the "micro entrepreneur" touted by companies like TaskRabbit, Postmates and Airbnb.

by Sarah Kessler

Copyright © 2014 Fast Company

Read by Jo Anna Perrin

60 minutes




PRINT THYSELF

How 3-D printing is revolutionizing medicine.

By Jerome Groopman

Copyright © 2014 The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

29 minutes




HOW DO WE KNOW WHAT WE KNOW

Reading The Mind’s Eye, Oliver Sacks’s latest book, is like standing in that ray of sunlight: it questions perception.

by Sue Halpern

Copyright © 2011 The New York Review of Books

Read by Teri Clark Linden

22 minutes




WHO IS PETER PAN?

One character most frequently altered by writers, dramatists, and filmmakers is James Barrie’s Peter Pan. As a result he and his adventures have become immensely famous.

by Alison Lurie

Copyright © 2012 The New York Review of Books

Read by Teri Clark Linden

31 minutes




WHY WE'RE IN A NEW GILDED AGE

Thomas Piketty, professor at the Paris School of Economics, isn’t a household name, although that may change with the English-language publication of his magnificent, sweeping meditation on inequality, Capital in the Twenty First Century.

by Paul Krugman

Copyright © 2014 The New York Review of Books

Read by David Erdody

28 minutes




THE LIE FACTORY

How politics became a business.

by Jill Lepore

Copyright © 2012 The New Yorker

Read by Teri Clark Linden

50 minutes




HOW TO ESCAPE THE COMMUNITY-COLLEGE TRAP

More than half of community-colleges students never earn a degree. Here’s how to fix that.

By Ann Hulbert

Copyright © 2014 by The Atlantic Monthly

Read by Jo Anna Perrin

25 minutes




AUTO CORRECT

Has the self-driving car at last arrived?

by Burkhard Bilger

Copyright © 2013 The New Yorker
Read by David Erdody

66 minutes




NO TIME

How did we get so busy?

by Elizabeth Kolbert

Copyright © 2014 The New Yorker

Read by Jo Anna Perrin

25 minutes




UP ALL NIGHT

The science of sleeplessness.

by Elizabeth Kolbert

Copyright © 2013 The New Yorker

Read by Teri Clark Linden

23 minutes




BIOLOGY’S BRAVE NEW WORLD

The Promise and Perils of the Synbio Revolution.

by Laurie Garrett

Copyright © 2013 the Council on Foreign Relations
Read by David Erdody

46 minutes




WHAT’S INSIDE AMERICA’S BANKS?

Some four years after the 2008 financial crisis, public trust in banks is as low as ever.

By Frank Partnoy and Jesse Eisinger

Copyright © 2013 by The Atlantic Monthly

Read by David Erdody

75 minutes




THE TRANSITION

Lyndon Johnson and the events in Dallas.

by Robert A. Caro

Copyright © 2012 by The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

92 minutes




TO HELL WITH ALL THAT

One woman’s decision to go back to work.

By Caitlin Flanagan

Copyright © 2010 by The New Yorker

Read by Kaili Vernoff

31 minutes




THE T-CELL ARMY

Can the body’s immune response help treat cancer?

by Jerome Groopman

Copyright © 2012 by The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

30 minutes




THE COMMANDMENTS

The Constitution and its worshippers.

by Jill Lepore

Copyright © 2010 by The New Yorker

Read by Jo Anna Perrin

45 minutes




SOCIAL ANIMAL

How the new sciences of human nature can help make sense of a life.

by David Brooks

Copyright © 2011 by The New Yorker

Read by Johnny Heller

35 minutes




PERSONAL BEST

Top athletes and singers have coaches. Should you?

by Atul Gawande

Copyright © 2011 by The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

48 minutes




THE FLORINTINE

The man who taught rulers how to rule.

by Claudia Roth Pierpont

Copyright © 2008 by The New Yorker

Read by Kaili Vernoff

39 mintues




LAPTOP U

Has the future of college moved online?

by Nathan Heller

Copyright © 2013 by The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

60 minutes




HERE'S LOOKING AT YOU

Should we worry about the rise of the drone?

by Nick Paumgarten

Copyright © 2012 by The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

39 minutes




THE SURE THING
How entrepreneurs really succeed.

By Malcolm Gladwell
Copyright © 2010 by The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

34 minutes




FROM DICTATORSHIP TO DEMOCRACY

A Conceptual Framework for Liberation

by Gene Sharp

Copyright © 1993 The Albert Einstein Institution

Read by David Erdody

155 minutes




NETWORK INSECURITY

Are we losing the battle against cyber crime?

by John Seabrook

(strong language advisory)

Copyright © 2013 by The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

40 minutes




BUZZKILL

(strong language advisory)

Washington State discovers that it’s not so easy to create a legal marijuana economy.

by Patrick Radden Keefe

Copyright © 2013 The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

61 minutes




THE DOCTOR WHO MADE A REVOLUTION

By the time Dr. Sara Josephine Baker retired from the New York City Health Department in 1923, she was famous across the nation for saving the lives of 90,000 inner-city children.

By Helen Epstein

Copyright © 2013 The New Yorker Review of Books

Read by Jo Anna Perrin

25 minutes




THE TOUCH-SCREEN GENERATION

Young children—even toddlers—are spending more and more time with digital technology. What will it mean for their development?

By Hanna Rosin

Copyright © 2013 by The Atlantic Monthly

Read by Teri Clark Linden

50 minutes




AMERICA’S COACH

Vince Lombardi and America’s game.

by Adam Gopnick

Copyright © 2011 by The New Yorker

Read by Scott Chapin

25 minutes




THE APOSTATE

PART 1  PART 2  PART 3

(strong language advisory)

Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology.

by Lawrence Wright

Copyright © 2011 by The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

162 minutes




HIS HIGHNESS

George Washington scales new heights.

by Jill Lepore

Copyright © 2010 The New Yorker

Read by Teri Clark Linden




MIND VS. MACHINE

In the race to build computers that can think like humans, the proving ground is the Turing

Test.

By Brian Christian

Copyright © 2011 by The Atlantic Monthly

Read by David Erdody

58 minutes




THE TRUTH WEARS OFF

Is there something wrong with the scientific method?

by Jonah Lehrer

Copyright © 2010 by The New Yorker

Read by Raymond Todd

33 minutes




THE CLIMATE FIXERS

Is there a technological solution to global warming?

by Michael Specter

Copyright © 2012 by The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

37 minutes




MAN OF MYSTERY

Why do people love Stieg Larsson’s novels?

by Joan Acocella

Copyright © 2010 by The New Yorker

Read by Jo Anna Perrin

28 minutes




BEFORE NIGHT FALLS

Alzheimer’s researchers seek a new approach.

by Jerome Groopman

Copyright © 2013 by The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

32 minutes




NO SECRETS

Julian Assange’s mission for total transparency.

By Raffi Khatchadourian

(strong language advisory)
Copyright © 2010 by The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

63 minutes




THE END OF MEN
For years, women’s progress has been cast as a struggle for equality. But what if equality isn’t the end point?

By Hanna Rosin
Copyright © 2010 by The Atlantic Monthly

Read by Teri Clark Linden

62 minutes




DIRTY COAL, CLEAN FUTURE

To environmentalists, “clean coal” is an insulting oxymoron. The good news is that new technologies are making this possible.

By James Fallows
Copyright © 2010 by The Atlantic Monthly

Read by David Erdody

55 minutes




COAL TRAIN

Disassembling the planet for Powder River coal

by John McPhee

Copyright © 2005 The New Yorker

Read by David Erdody

110 minutes


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