It's such a savage thing to lose your memory, but the crazy thing is it doesn't hurt one bit. A blackout doesn't sting or stab or leave a scar when it robs you. Close your eyes and open them again. That's what a blackout feels like. For Sarah Hepola, alcohol was 'the gasoline of all adventure'. She spent her evenings at cocktail parties and dark bars where she proudly stayed till last call. Drinking felt like freedom, part of her birthright as a strong, enlightened 21st-century woman.
"Very honest and open, totally inspired"
Im Spezialthema geht es diesen Monat darum, wie Sie über den Charakter von Personen sprechen können. Dazu lernen Sie wichtigen Wortschatz, interessante Dialoge und die Deklination und Wortbildung von Adjektiven. Außerdem geht es nach Berlin: Dort gibt es seit Kurzem den bis jetzt größten Supermarkt der deutschsprachigen Länder, der Waren ohne Verpackung verkauft.
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.
Am 28. April 1977 wurden in einem Aufsehen erregenden Prozess die Terroristen der so genannten "Rote Armee Fraktion" Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin und Jan-Carl Raspe wegen Mordes zu lebenslänglichen Haftstrafen verurteilt.
"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.
Diesen Monat ist das Spezialthema "Small Talk". Wann braucht man ihn, welche Themen eignen sich dafür...
"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.
"Taking the Job", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Not Quite Cricket", by Alec Wilkinson; "Listening Party", by Ben Greenman; "Flashing Lights", by Sasha Frere-Jones; "Wiggle Room", by David Foster Wallace; "Dark Visions", by Anthony Lane
Wie werden Verben und Adjektive am besten für Beschreibungen eingesetzt? Wir verraten Ihnen ein paar Kniffe...
"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.
Learn about the woman who stole the heart of Admiral Lord Nelson....
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.
"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.
"Appointments", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Notorious", by Ben McGrath; "News You Can Lose", by James Surowiecki; "Some Woman", by Alice Munro; "Dead Man Laughing", by Zadie Smith, and "A Better Life", by David Denby.
"Leading Causes", by Elizabeth Kolbert; "The Big Pin", by Lauren Collins; "Rational Irrationality", by John Cassidy; "Veiled Threat", by Anonymous; "Victory Lap", by George Sauders; and "Spousal Support", by Zev Borrow.
"Greece vs. The Rest", by John Lanchester; "Fluid Ounces", by Lizzie Widdicombe; "The Second Term", by Ryan Lizza; "Benched", by Jill Lepore; and "That's Life", by David Denby.
Musik steht im Mittelpunkt: Der Tango "Caminito", der mexikanische Geburtstagsklassiker "Las mañanitas", der berühmte Bolero "Bésame mucho"; hinzu kommen moderne Stücke wie die Salsa "Envuélvete conmigo" von Tito Puente sowie die urbane Rumba "Dos días son" der Band D-Rumba2 aus Barcelona, deren Sänger im monatlichen Interview Rede und Antwort steht. Dazu kommen natürlich die Liedtexte, Infos zu den einzelnen Stücken und wie immer Wortschatz und Übungen.
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.