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Listen to professionally narrated audio from each issue—just for subscribers, from The Atlantic and Audm.
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Listen to professionally narrated audio from each issue—just for subscribers, from The Atlantic and Audm.

Language:

English


Episodes

This Land Was Our Land - Vann R. Newkirk II - September 2019

8/23/2019
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How nearly 1 million black farmers were robbed of their livelihood

Duration:00:48:42

Lunch Ladies of New Canaan - Sarah Schweitzer - September 2019

8/23/2019
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A tale of missing money, heated lunchroom arguments, and flaxseed pizza crusts

Duration:00:32:48

Life with Lyme - Meghan O'Rourke - September 2019

8/23/2019
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After years of being ill, I found myself with one of medicine’s most bitterly contested diagnoses—a baffling disease that has pitted experts against one another and against patients. But new insights are at last accumulating.

Duration:00:48:45

What Happened to Aung San Suu Kyi? - Ben Rhodes - September 2019

8/23/2019
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A human-rights icon’s fall from grace in Myanmar

Duration:00:55:58

The Sex-Scene Coach - Kate Julian - September 2019

8/23/2019
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How Hollywood grew wary of intimacy

Duration:00:22:22

Big In the Netherlands: The War on Tourists - Rene Chun - September 2019

8/23/2019
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Outnumbered by drunk and disorderly visitors, the Netherlands fights back.

Duration:00:04:25

Why Are Washing Machines Learning to Play the Harp? - Laura Bliss - September 2019

8/23/2019
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Appliance makers believe more and better chimes, alerts, and jingles make for happier customers. Are they right?

Duration:00:13:30

Laws of Attraction - Ben Healy - September 2019

8/23/2019
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Beards, scars, red clothes, and other secrets of attraction

Duration:00:03:50

Games Boys Play - Spencer Klavan - September 2019

8/23/2019
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How Gears of War helped me come out

Duration:00:09:01

Sorry, Not Sorry - James Parker - September 2019

8/23/2019
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In a new translation of the Book of Job, the famously repentant hero gives God a piece of his mind.

Duration:00:09:08

Edna O’Brien’s Lonely Girls - Terrence Rafferty - September 2019

8/23/2019
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The setting of her new novel is terror-ridden Nigeria, a world away from her native Ireland, but the psychic territory is familiar.

Duration:00:12:00

Deconstructing Clarence Thomas - Michael O’Donnell - September 2019

8/23/2019
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The justice’s reactionary legal philosophy rests on faith in the power of adversity to fuel black progress.

Duration:00:16:17

Where Goodness Thrives - Ann Hulbert - September 2019

8/23/2019
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A small area in France has a long history of extraordinary kindness to strangers.

Duration:00:02:25

An Epidemic of Disbelief - Barbara Bradley Hagerty - August 2019

7/23/2019
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What new research reveals about sexual predators, and why police fail to catch them

Duration:00:50:29

The True-Crime Writer in Cellblock B4 - Rachel Monroe - August 2019

7/23/2019
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In his old life, Matthew Cox told stories to scam his way into millions of dollars. Now he’s trying to make it by selling tales that are true.

Duration:00:36:32

Raj Chetty’s American Dream - Gareth Cook - August 2019

7/23/2019
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No one has done more to dispel the myth of social mobility than Raj Chetty. But he has a plan to make equality of opportunity a reality.

Duration:00:44:49

Measles as Metaphor - Peter Beinart - August 2019

7/23/2019
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The return of a vanquished disease reflects historical amnesia, declining faith in institutions, and a troubling lack of concern for the public good.

Duration:00:17:49

Wait a Minute - Jonathan Rauch - August 2019

7/23/2019
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Instantaneous communication can be destructive. We need to tweak our digital platforms to make time for extra eyes, cooler heads, and second thoughts.

Duration:00:10:47

The Metamorphosis - Henry A. Kissinger, Eric Schmidt, and Daniel Huttenlocher - August 2019

7/23/2019
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AI will bring many wonders. It may also destabilize everything from nuclear détente to human friendships. We need to think much harder about how to adapt.

Duration:00:16:27