In the sixth interview in The Telegraph's 30 Minute's with... audio interview series, Matthew Stadlen talks to Sir Jonathan Miller about his style of directing and updating operas and the significance of "sub-intentional actions". Sir Jonathan also talks about science, comedy, and his time spent with Dudley Moore, Alan Bennett and Peter Cook in Beyond the Fringe.
It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.
"Take Me Home", by Ray Bradbury; "Monstro", by Junot Diaz; "The Golden Age", by Ursula K. Le Guin; "The Republic of Empathy", by Sam Lipsyte; "The Spider Women", by Margaret Atwood; and "Black Box", by Jennifer Egan.
"The Party and the People", by Evan Osnos; "Second Act", by Reeves Wiedeman; "Climate Trades", by James Surowiecki; "Tales of the Trash", by Peter Hessler; "The Kitchen Network", by Lauren Hilgers; and "Dangerous Words", by David Denby.
"The President and the Press", by Steve Coll; "All Hail!", by Ian Parker; "Glimmer Twins", by Sarah Larson; "After Black Rock", by Joyce Carol Oates; "The Crime of Our Life", by Roger Angell; "Twisted", by George Pelecanos; "The Ripper", by David Peace; "In the Back Cabana", by Adam Gopnik; "Slide to Unlock", by Ed Park; "Return Engagement", by Alex Ross; and "Rob Jobs", by David Denby.
The New Yorker's blend of reporting, commentary, criticism, fiction, and cartoons has garnered 36 National Magazine Awards since its debut in 1925 - more than any other publication. Edited by Pulitzer Prize winner David Remnick, the magazine has had only five editors in its 80-year history. Each week, Audible and the editorial staff of The New Yorker work together to select a variety of the issue's best articles from The Talk of the Town, Fiction, The Critics, and more. Each article is read in its entirety. The New Yorker is available in audio exclusively at audible.com.
"Matters of Privacy", by Margaret Talbot; "The Revenge of Rand Paul", by Ryan Lizza; "The Weight of Words", by Masha Gessen; and "Theydunnit", by Anthony Lane.
"Literature and Life", by Rebecca Mead; "Fathers and Sons", by Tad Friend; "Yesterday", by Haruki Murakami; "The Bad Graft", by Karen Russell; "You Can Find Love Now", by Ramona Ausubel; "Good Legs", by Joshua Ferris; and "Tales Retold", by Anthony Lane.
"Diverse Opinions", by Jeffrey Toobin; "A Soldier Home", by Yiyun Li; "Two Emmas", by Roger Angell; "The Magic Mountain", by Aleksandar Hemon; "The Age of Genius", by David Grossman; "Old Wounds", by Edna O'Brien; and "The Wanderers", by David Denby.
"Beleaguered Leage" by Ben McGrath; "Chatterbox" by Anthony Lane; "The Fight of Their Lives" by Dexter Filkins; "The Solace of Oblivion" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Together and Alone" by David Denby.
"Tee Time", by Emma Allen; "The Crooked Ladder", by Malcolm Gladwell; "Paper Palaces", by Dana Goodyear; "A Raised Voice", by Claudia Roth Pierpont; and "The Family of Man", by Hilton Als.
"Behind Closed Doors", by Steve Coll; "Talent Grab", by Malcolm Gladwell; "Hissing of Summer Lawns", by Jonathan Frazen; "Pay Up", by Jake Halpern; "Sweet Charity", by Zadie Smith; and "Corrie", by Alice Munro.
There are seven articles in this edition: "Bombs", by Steve Coll; "Return of the Nativist", by Ryan Lizza; "Tubular", by Nancy Franklin; "Journey Into Night", by David Sedaris; "The King of Sentences", by Jonathan Lethem; "None of the Above", by Malcolm Gladwell; and "Hard Life", by David Denby
20 Under 40", by The Editors of The New Yorker; The Pilot", by Joshua Ferris; "The Entire Northern Side Was Covered with Fire", by Rivka Galchen; "Dayward", by ZZ Packer; and "Here We Aren't, So Quickly", by Jonathan Safran Foer....
One of NPR's most popular programs, Car Talk lets listeners (2.3 million of them) call in with their car woes while the hosts dish out their wit and know-how. At the end of each hour, 2 of 2 things are guaranteed to happen: you'll learn something about your motor vehicle and you'll have a belly laugh.
"Wedding Bells", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Buzzer Beaters", by Reeves Wiedeman; "The Master", by Marc Fisher; "Long Way Home", by David Sedaris; and "Rough Rides", by David Denby.
"Interrogating Torture", by Philip Gourevitch; "Samela's Shammash", by Lizzie Widdicombe; "How David Beats Goliath", by Malcolm Gladwell; "The Instigator", by Douglas McGray; and "Hard Knocks", by David Denby.
"Vive la France", by Adam Gopnik; "Picks", by Reeves Wiedeman; "Machine Politics", by David Kushner; "A Ring of One's Own", by Ariel Levy; "Invitation to a Beheading", by James Wood; and "Going the Distance", by David Denby.