From the Pages of The New Yorker: After 9/11 [NOOK Book]

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This collection features 9/11-related pieces culled from The New Yorker's rich archive. “After 9/11” has a preface by David Remnick and contains the entirety of the magazine’s Talk of the Town section from the September 24, 2001, issue—writing from Hendrik Hertzberg, John Updike, Jonathan Franzen, Denis Johnson, Roger Angell, Aharon Appelfeld, Rebecca Mead, Susan Sontag, Amitav Ghosh, and Donald Antrim. The e-book also has another seven Talk of the Town pieces, including Calvin Trillin on the plan to restore an ...
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Overview

This collection features 9/11-related pieces culled from The New Yorker's rich archive. “After 9/11” has a preface by David Remnick and contains the entirety of the magazine’s Talk of the Town section from the September 24, 2001, issue—writing from Hendrik Hertzberg, John Updike, Jonathan Franzen, Denis Johnson, Roger Angell, Aharon Appelfeld, Rebecca Mead, Susan Sontag, Amitav Ghosh, and Donald Antrim. The e-book also has another seven Talk of the Town pieces, including Calvin Trillin on the plan to restore an image of the World Trade Center to the skyline using projected light, Nicholas Lemann on the reasons for the Bush Administration’s war in Iraq, and George Packer on one of President Bush’s speeches on terrorism and the then-upcoming midterm elections; eleven features, including Adam Gopnik on returning to downtown Manhattan after the attacks, Lawrence Wright on the Al Qaeda terrorist Ayman al-Zawahiri, Seymour Hersh on the U.S. government’s ongoing hunt for members of Al Qaeda and the new policy of assassination promulgated by the Bush Administration, Jane Mayer on the hunt for Osama bin Laden, Steve Coll on the education of the young Osama bin Laden, Raffi Khatchadourian on the American homegrown Al Qaeda terrorist Adam Gadahn, Jennifer Kahn on the complicated death of the 9/11 hero James Zadroga, Jon Lee Anderson on U.S. Army counterinsurgency activities in and around Khost, Afghanistan, and Nicholas Schmidle on the raid on Osama bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound by a team of Navy SEALs; a Critics piece by Malcolm Gladwell, on the paradoxes of intelligence reform; fiction by Don DeLillo; and poems by Adam Zagajewski, Galway Kinnell, and Deborah Garrison.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013027183
  • Publisher: The New Yorker
  • Publication date: 8/19/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 693,001
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

DAVID REMNICK is the editor of The New Yorker.
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  • Posted September 11, 2011

    Sad

    9-11 is a verry sad and disturbing topic it makes u cry and get the chills this is a good book and i hope people love and charish the moment the inisent people died my grandmother died in 9-11-2001 and my family and i are in NY right now at the momorial site looking for her name and i hope u all read about 9-11

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    Posted November 25, 2012

    What

    What do you mean sad doofus

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