Eggs, Cookies, and Leeches: Memorable Writing from The New Yorker Written By Malcolm Gladwell, Hendrik Hertzberg, John Colapinto, John Updike, Seymour Hersh, Burkhard Bilger, Jonathan Franzen, Sasha Frere-Jones Download in Audio Book Format

Eggs, Cookies, and Leeches: Memorable Writing from The New Yorker



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Category: Biography
Publisher: The New Yorker
Author: Malcolm Gladwell, Hendrik Hertzberg, John Colapinto, John Updike, Seymour Hersh, Burkhard Bilger, Jonathan Franzen, Sasha Frere-Jones
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Certainly, all the writing in The New Yorker is memorable, and this collection is no exception. The authors include such best sellers as Malcolm Gladwell, Seymour Hersh, and Jonathan Franzen – and the subjects range from the lives of short-order cooks to the secrets of college admissions.
In all, there are nine stories:

ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY
“”The Bakeoff”" by Malcolm Gladwell: Project Delta aims to create the perfect cookie. (Originally published Sept. 5, 2005)

COMMENT
“”Mired”" by Hendrik Hertzberg: Evolution vs. creationism vs. intelligent design. (Originally published Aug. 22, 2005)

ANNALS OF MEDICINE
“”Bloodsuckers”" by John Colapinto: Leeches are good for you after all. (Originally published July 25, 2005)

BOOKS
“”A Cloud of Dust”" by John Updike: A review of E. L. Doctorow’s new novel, The March. (Originally published Sept. 12, 2005)

THE TALK OF THE TOWN:
“”Watergate Days”" by Seymour Hersh: The veteran investigative reporter writes about the revelation of the identity of “”Deep Throat”" and his own reporting experiences. (Originally published June 13 & 20, 2005)

IN THE KITCHEN
“”The Egg Men”" by Burkhard Bilger: What it takes to be a short-order cook in Las Vegas. (Originally published Sept. 5, 2005)

A CRITIC AT LARGE
“”Getting In”" by Malcolm Gladwell: The social logic of Ivy League admissions. (Originally published Oct. 10, 2005)

ANNALS OF ADOLESCENCE
“”The Retreat”" by Jonathan Franzen: Memories of a church youth group. (Originally published June 6, 2005)

POP MUSIC
“”The Gift and the Curse”" by Sasha Frere-Jones: The “”vexing brilliance”" of Jack White and the latest release by The White Stripes. (Originally published June 13 & 20, 2005)

The articles in this collection were selected by Audible in cooperation with the editorial staff of The New Yorker. Narration by William Dufris, Todd Mundt, and Christine Marshall.

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