The New Yorker: Fiction

The New Yorker: Fiction Podcast

A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.

Kirstin Valdez Quade Reads John L'Heureux
Kirstin Valdez Quade joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "The Long Black Line," by John L'Heureux, from a 2018 issue of the magazine. Quade is the author of the story collection "Night at the Fiestas," which won the National Book Critic Circle's John Leonard Prize and a "5 Under 35" award from the National Book Foundation....

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Andrew Sean Greer Reads Dorothy Parker
Andrew Sean Greer joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "I Live on Your Visits," by Dorothy Parker, from a 1955 issue of the magazine. Greer is the author of six books of fiction, including "The Confessions of Max Tivoli," "The Story of a Marriage," and "Less," which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2018....

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Emma Cline Reads Miranda July
Emma Cline joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "The Metal Bowl," by Miranda July, from a 2017 issue of the magazine. Cline's first novel, "The Girls," was shortlisted for the John Leonard Award from the National Book Critics Circle and the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize....

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Marisa Silver Reads Daniyal Mueenuddin
Marisa Silver joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Nawabdin Electrician," by Daniyal Mueenuddin, from a 2007 issue of the magazine. Silver is the author of two short-story collections and four books of fiction, including "The God of War" and "Little Nothing."...

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Joy Williams Reads Don DeLillo
Joy Williams joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "The Itch," by Don DeLillo, from a 2017 issue of the magazine. Williams is the author of four novels and five story collections, including "The Quick and the Dead," which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and "Ninety-Nine Stories of God." Her most recent book is "The Visiting Privilege: New and Collected Stories."...

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Joseph O'Neill Reads Nadine Gordimer
Joseph O'Neill joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "The Pet," by Nadine Gordimer, from a 1962 issue of the magazine. O'Neill's four novels include "The Dog" and "Netherland." His most recent book, the story collection "Good Trouble," was published last year....

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Orhan Pamuk Reads Jorge Luis Borges
Orhan Pamuk joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Ibn Hakkan Al-Bokhari, Dead in his Labyrinth," by Jorge Luis Borges, from a 1970 issue of the magazine. Pamuk's novels include "Snow," "My Name is Red," and "The Museum of Innocence." He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2006....

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Dave Eggers Reads Sam Shepard
Dave Eggers joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Indianapolis (Highway 74)," by Sam Shepard, from a 2009 issue of the magazine. Eggers is the author of twelve books, including the novels "Heroes of the Frontier," "The Circle," and "The Wild Things." A new novel, "The Parade," will be published in March....

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Stuart Dybek Reads Steven Millhauser
Stuart Dybek joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Miracle Polish," by Steven Millhauser, from a 2011 issue of the magazine. Dybek is a poet and fiction writer, whose story collections include "Paper Lantern: Love Stories" and "Ecstatic Cahoots: Fifty Short Stories." He was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 2007....

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Roddy Doyle Reads Lorrie Moore
Roddy Doyle joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Community Life," by Lorrie Moore, from a 1991 issue of the magazine. Doyle is the author of two story collections - "The Deportees and Other Stories" and "Bullfighting" - as well as eleven novels for adults, including "Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha," which won the Booker Prize in 1993, and eight children's books. His most recent novel, "Smile," was published in 2017....

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Tessa Hadley Reads John Updike
Tessa Hadley joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "New York Girl," by John Updike, from a 1996 issue of the magazine. Hadley is the author of nine books of fiction, including the story collection "Bad Dreams and Other Stories," which was published last year. She won the Windham-Campbell Prize for fiction in 2016 and has been publishing in The New Yorker since 2002....

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Kate Walbert Reads Stuart Dybek
Kate Walbert joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Pet Milk,” by Stuart Dybek, from a 1984 issue of the magazine....

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Ottessa Moshfegh Reads Sheila Heti
Ottessa Moshfegh joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "My Life Is a Joke," by Sheila Heti, from a 2015 issue of the magazine....

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A. M. Homes Reads Margaret Atwood
A.M. Homes joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Stone Mattress,” by Margaret Atwood, from a 2011 issue of the magazine....

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Hari Kunzru Reads Robert Coover
Hari Kunzru reads and discusses “The Colonel's Daughter,” by Robert Coover, from a 2013 issue of The New Yorker....

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Mohsin Hamid Reads Jorge Luis Borges
Mohsin Hamid joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “The Book of Sand,” by Jorge Luis Borges, from a 1976 issue of the magazine....

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Lorrie Moore Reads Antonya Nelson
Lorrie Moore joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Naked Ladies," by Antonya Nelson, from a 1992 issue of the magazine....

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Colin Barrett Reads Joy Williams
Colin Barrett joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Stuff" by Joy Williams, from a 2016 issue of the magazine....

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David Sedaris Reads Wells Tower
David Sedaris joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Leopard," by Wells Tower from a 2008 issue of the magazine....

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Fiction Podcast Bonus: David Sedaris Reads Miranda July
Last month, in honor of the tenth anniversary of the Fiction Podcast, we asked you to vote for your favorite episode from our first ten years. The winner was an episode from 2012, in which David Sedaris read and discussed "Roy Spivey," by Miranda July. This is a re-release of that podcast....

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Sarah Shun-lien Bynum Reads Yiyun Li
Sarah Shun-lien Bynum joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Extra,” by Yiyun Li from a 2003 issue of the magazine....

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Lauren Groff Reads Shirley Hazzard
Lauren Groff joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Shirley Hazzard’s “In These Islands,” from a 1990 issue of the magazine....

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Matthew Klam Reads John Updike
Matthew Klam joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss John Updike’s “Twin Beds in Rome,” from a 1964 issue of the magazine....

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Curtis Sittenfeld Reads Tessa Hadley
Curtis Sittenfeld joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Tessa Hadley’s “The Surrogate,” from a 2003 issue of the magazine....

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Akhil Sharma Reads Jeffrey Eugenides
Akhil Sharma joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Jeffrey Eugenides’s “Baster,” from a 1996 issue of the magazine....

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Gabe Hudson Reads Robert Coover
Gabe Hudson joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Robert Coover’s “The Frog Prince,” from a 2014 issue of the magazine....

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Colm Tóibín Reads Mary Lavin
Colm Tóibín joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Mary Lavin’s “In The Middle of The Fields,” from a 1961 issue of the magazine....

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Rachel Kushner Reads Thom Jones
Rachel Kushner joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Thom Jones’s “The Black Lights,” from a 1992 issue of the magazine....

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Salman Rushdie Reads Italo Calvino
Salman Rushdie joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Italo Calvino’s “Love Far From Home,” from a 1995 issue of the magazine....

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Mary Gaitskill Reads John Cheever
Mary Gaitskill joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss John Cheever’s “The Five-Forty-Eight,” from a 1954 issue of the magazine....

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Junot Díaz Reads Edwidge Danticat
Junot Díaz joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Edwidge Danticat’s “Seven,” from a 2001 issue of the magazine....

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Richard Powers Reads Steven Millhauser
Richard Powers joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Steven Millhauser’s “A Visit,” from a 1997 issue of the magazine....

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David Means Reads Sherman Alexie
David Means joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Sherman Alexie’s “The Toughest Indian in the World,” from a 1999 issue of the magazine....

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Ben Marcus Reads Mary Gaitskill
Ben Marcus joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Mary Gaitskill’s “A Dream of Men,” from a 1998 issue of the magazine....

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Karen Russell Reads Mavis Gallant
Karen Russell joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Mavis Gallant’s “From the Fifteenth District,” from a 1978 issue of the magazine....

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Annie Proulx Reads J. F. Powers
Annie Proulx joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss J. F. Powers’s “A Losing Game,” from a 1955 issue of the magazine....

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Alice Mattison Reads Lore Segal
Alice Mattison joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Lore Segal’s “The First American,” from a 1983 issue of the magazine....

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Ben Lerner Reads John Berger
Ben Lerner joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss John Berger’s “Woven, Sir,” from a 2001 issue of the magazine....

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Karl Ove Knausgaard Reads V. S. Naipaul
Karl Ove Knausgaard joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss V. S. Naipaul's “Jack's Garden,” from a 1986 issue of the magazine....

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Dana Spiotta Reads Joy Williams
Dana Spiotta joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Joy Williams’s “Chicken Hill,” from a 2015 issue of the magazine....

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Anne Enright Reads Frank O'Connor
Anne Enright joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Frank O'Connor's "The Masculine Principle," from a 1950 issue of the magazine....

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EXTRA - Introducing The Author’s Voice: New Fiction from The New Yorker
Beginning March 21, you’ll be able to hear the stories that appear in The New Yorker, read by their authors, on our new podcast, The Author’s Voice: New Fiction from The New Yorker. For this special, one-time preview episode of the podcast, we’ve put together an anthology of recent readings. First, you’ll hear Michael Cunningham reading his updated fairy tale “Little Man”; next will be Zadie Smith reading her story “Escape from New York”; and, finally, Tom Hanks reading his fiction piece “Alan Bean Plus Fou...

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Jonathan Franzen Reads David Means
Jonathan Franzen joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss David Means's "The Spot," from a 2006 issue of the magazine....

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Kevin Barry Reads Brian Friel
Kevin Barry joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Brian Friel's "The Saucer of Larks," from a 1960 issue of the magazine....

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Rivka Galchen Read Isaac Bashevis Singer
Rivka Galchen joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Isaac Bashevis Singer's "The Cafeteria," from a 1968 issue of the magazine....

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Andrew O'Hagan Reads Edna O'Brien
Andrew O'Hagan joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Edna O'Brien's "The Widow," from a 1989 issue of the magazine....

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Lydia Davis Reads Robert Gorham Davis
Lydia Davis joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Robert Gorham Davis's “Then We’ll Set it Right,” from a 1943 issue of the magazine....

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Allan Gurganus Reads Grace Paley
Allan Gurganus joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Grace Paley’s “My Father Addresses Me on the Facts of Old Age,” from a 2002 issue of the magazine....

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Lionel Shriver Reads T. C. Boyle
Lionel Shriver joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss T. C. Boyle’s  “Chicxulub,” from a 2004 issue of the magazine....

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Sam Lipsyte Reads James Purdy
Sam Lipsyte joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss James Purdy’s “About Jessie Mae,” from a 1957 issue of the magazine....

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Yiyun Li Reads Patricia Highsmith
Yiyun Li joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Patricia Highsmith’s “The Trouble with Mrs. Blynn, the Trouble with the World,” from a 2002 issue of the magazine....

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Michael Cunningham Reads Harold Brodkey
Michael Cunningham joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Harold Brodkey’s “Dumbness Is Everything,” from a 1996 issue of the magazine....

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Joshua Ferris Reads Robert Coover
Joshua Ferris joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Robert Coover’s “Going for a Beer,” from a 2011 issue of the magazine....

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Thomas McGuane Reads David Means
Thomas McGuane joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss David Means’s “The Tree Line, Kansas, 1934,” from a 2010 issue of the magazine....

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Etgar Keret Reads Donald Barthelme
Etgar Keret joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Donald Barthelme’s “Chablis,” from a 1983 issue of the magazine....

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Antonya Nelson Reads Tom Drury
Antonya Nelson joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Tom Drury’s “Accident at the Sugar Beet,” from a 1992 issue of the magazine....

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Joseph O’Neill Reads Muriel Spark
Joseph O’Neill joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Muriel Spark’s “The Ormolu Clock,” from a 1960 issue of the magazine....

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Aleksandar Hemon Reads Vladimir Nabokov
Aleksandar Hemon joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Vladimir Nabokov’s “Pnin,” from a 1953 issue of the magazine....

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David Gilbert Reads Steven Polansky
David Gilbert joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Steven Polansky’s “Leg,” from a 1994 issue of the magazine....

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George Saunders Reads Grace Paley And Barry Hannah
George Saunders joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Grace Paley’s “Love,” from a 1979 issue of the magazine, and Barry Hannah’s “The Wretched Seventies,” from a 1996 issue....

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Akhil Sharma Reads Tobias Wolff
Akhil Sharma joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Tobias Wolff’s “The Night In Question,” from a 1996 issue of the magazine....

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Joyce Carol Oates Reads Cynthia Ozick
Joyce Carol Oates joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Cynthia Ozick’s “The Shawl,” from a 1980 issue of the magazine....

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Miranda July Reads Janet Frame
Miranda July joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Janet Frame’s “Prizes,” from a 1962 issue of the magazine....

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Rebecca Curtis Reads Leonard Michaels
Rebecca Curtis joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Leonard Michaels’s “The Penultimate Conjecture,” from a 1999 issue of the magazine....

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T. C. Boyle Reads Donald Barthelme
T. C. Boyle reads two short stories by Donald Barthelme: “Game” and “The School.”...

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Paul Theroux Reads Elizabeth Taylor
Paul Theroux reads "The Letter Writers," by Elizabeth Taylor, which appeared in The New Yorker in 1958....

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Jonathan Safran Foer Reads Amos Oz
Jonathan Safran Foer reads Amos Oz's "The King of Norway," which first appeared in The New Yorker in 2011....

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Louise Erdrich Reads Joyce Carol Oates
On this month's fiction podcast, Louise Erdrich reads "Mastiff," by Joyce Carol Oates, which appeared in the magazine in 2013. Erdrich's latest book, "The Round House," won the National Book Award in 2012....

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Jonathan Lethem Reads V. S. Pritchett
On this month's fiction podcast, Jonathan Lethem reads "The Rescue," by V. S. Pritchett, which was first published in The New Yorker in 1973 and can be found in Pritchett's "Complete Collected Stories." (Lethem's most recent fiction in the magazine, "The Gray Goose," was excerpted from his new novel, "Dissident Gardens.") In his discussion with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman, Lethem says that Pritchett is a "total sorcerer," a writer who lets readers into a world that seems stable and the...

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Tessa Hadley Reads Nadine Gordimer
In this month's fiction podcast, Tessa Hadley reads "City Lovers," a story by the South African writer and 1991 Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer. The story, which was published in The New Yorker in 1975, focusses on a love affair between a white man and a "colored" woman in Apartheid South Africa. It's deeply political in its details--the man is a geologist at a mining company, the couple's affair is illegal, and they cover it up by pretending that she is his servant. But Gordimer writes with a focussed i...

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Maile Meloy Reads Laurie Colwin
Maile Meloy reads Laurie Colwin's "Mr. Parker" and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "Mr. Parker" was published in the April 14, 1973, issue of The New Yorker and can be found in "Passion and Affect." Maile Meloy's novels include "Liars and Saints" and "A Family Daughter."...

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James Salter Reads Reynolds Price
James Salter reads Reynolds Price's "His Final Mother" and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "His Final Mother" was published in the May 21, 1990, issue of The New Yorker and can be found in "Reynolds Price: The Collected Stories." James Salter's novels include "The Hunters" and "Light Years."...

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Dave Eggers Reads Roddy Doyle
Dave Eggers reads Roddy Doyle's "Bullfighting," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "Bullfighting" was published in the April 28, 2008, issue of The New Yorker and can be found in "Bullfighting: Stories." Dave Eggers's new novel, "A Hologram for the King," comes out this month....

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Matthew Klam Reads Charles D’Ambrosio
Matthew Klam reads Charles D'Ambrosio's "The Point" and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "The Point" was published in the October 1, 1990, issue of The New Yorker and was the title story of D'Ambrosio's first collection. Matthew Klam's most recent book of stories is "Sam the Cat."...

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Colm Toibin Reads Sylvia Townsend Warner
Colm Toibin reads Sylvia Townsend Warner's "The Children's Grandmother," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "The Children's Grandmother" was published in the November 25, 1950, issue of The New Yorker and can be found in "Winter in the Air and Other Stories." Colm Toibin's most recent collection of stories is "The Empty Family."...

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Nicole Krauss Reads Bruno Schulz
Nicole Krauss reads Bruno Schulz's "Father's Last Escape," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "Father's Last Escape" was published in the January 2, 1978, issue of The New Yorker and can be found in "The Street of Crocodiles and Other Stories"; David Grossman wrote about Schulz in the June 8, 2009, issue. Nicole Krauss's most recent book, "Great House," was excerpted in the the magazine's 20 Under 40 issue....

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Thomas Beller Reads Niccolo Tucci
Thomas Beller reads Niccolo Tucci's "The Evolution of Knowledge," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "The Evolution of Knowledge" was published in the April 12, 1947, issue of The New Yorker and can be found in "The Rain Came Last & Other Stories." Thomas Beller is the author of "How to Be a Man: Scenes from a Protracted Boyhood."...

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Tea Obreht Reads Stephanie Vaughn
Tea Obreht reads Stephanie Vaughn's "Able, Baker, Charlie, Dog," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "Able, Baker, Charlie, Dog" was published in the June 5, 1978, issue of The New Yorker and can be found in "Sweet Talk," which will be reissued in 2012. Tea Obreht is the author of the novel "The Tiger's Wife."...

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Said Sayrafiezadeh Reads Thomas Beller
Said Sayrafiezadeh reads Thomas Beller's "A Different Kind of Imperfection," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "A Different Kind of Imperfection" was published in the February 11, 1991, issue of The New Yorker and can be found in "Seduction Theory." Said Sayrafiezadeh is the author of the memoir "When Skateboards Will Be Free."...

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Colum McCann Reads Benedict Kiely
Colum McCann reads Benedict Kiely's "Bluebell Meadow," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "Bluebell Meadow" was published in the April 14, 1975, issue of The New Yorker and can be found in "The Collected Stories of Benedict Kiely." Colum McCann's most recent book is "Let the Great World Spin."...

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Ben Marcus Reads Kazuo Ishiguro
Ben Marcus reads Kazuo Ishiguro's "A Village After Dark," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "A Village After Dark" was published in the May 21, 2001, issue of The New Yorker. Ben Marcus's upcoming book, "The Flame Alphabet," will be published in 2012....

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Salman Rushdie Reads Donald Barthelme
Salman Rushdie reads Donald Barthelme's "Concerning the Bodyguard," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "Concerning the Bodyguard" was published in the October 16, 1978, issue of The New Yorker, and was collected in "Forty Stories." Salman Rushdie's most recent book is "Luka and the Fire of Life."...

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ZZ Packer Reads Stuart Dybek
ZZ Packer reads Stuart Dybek's "Paper Lantern," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "Paper Lantern" was published in the November 27, 1995, issue of The New Yorker, and was reprinted in "The Best American Short Stories 1996." ZZ Packer is the author of the short-story collection "Drinking Coffee Elsewhere."...

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Lauren Groff Reads Alice Munro
Lauren Groff reads Alice Munro's "Axis," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "Axis" was published in the January 31, 2011, issue of The New Yorker....

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Allegra Goodman Reads John Updike
Allegra Goodman reads John Updike's "A & P," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "A & P" was published in the July 22, 1961, issue of The New Yorker and is collected in "The Early Stories: 1953-1975."...

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Sam Lipsyte Reads Thomas McGuane
Sam Lipsyte reads Thomas McGuane's "Cowboy," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "Cowboy" was published in the September 19, 2005, issue of The New Yorker and is collected in "Gallatin Canyon."...

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Orhan Pamuk Reads Vladimir Nabokov
Orhan Pamuk reads Vladimir Nabokov's "My Russian Education" and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Marisa Silver Reads Peter Taylor
Marisa Silver reads Peter Taylor's "Porte-Cochere" and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Joshua Ferris Reads George Saunders
Joshua Ferris reads George Saunders's "Adams" and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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David Bezmozgis Reads Sergei Dovlatov
David Bezmozgis reads Sergei Dovlatov's "The Colonel Says I Love You" and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Jonathan Franzen Reads Veronica Geng
Jonathan Franzen reads Veronica Geng's "Love Trouble Is My Business" and Ian Frazier's "Coyote v. Acme" and discusses them with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Tobias Wolff Reads Denis Johnson
Tobias Wolff reads Denis Johnson's "Emergency" and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Nathan Englander Reads Isaac Bashevis Singer
Nathan Englander reads Isaac Bashevis Singer's short story "Disguised" and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Joyce Carol Oates Reads Eudora Welty
Joyce Carol Oates reads Eudora Welty's short story "Where Is the Voice Coming From?" and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Roger Angell Reads John Updike
Roger Angell reads John Updike's short story "Playing with Dynamite," and talks with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman, about editing Updike....

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Thomas McGuane Reads James Salter
Thomas McGuane reads James Salter's "Last Night," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Roddy Doyle Reads Maeve Brennan
Roddy Doyle reads Maeve Brennan's short story "Christmas Eve," and discusses Brennan's relationship with Ireland and Doyle's own family, with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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A. M. Homes Reads Shirley Jackson
A. M. Homes reads Shirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Gary Shteyngart Reads Andrea Lee
Gary Shteyngart reads Andrea Lee's short story "Brothers and Sisters Around the World," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Tobias Wolff Reads Stephanie Vaughn
Tobias Wolff reads Stephanie Vaughn's short story "Dog Heaven," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Jeffrey Eugenides Reads Harold Brodkey
Jeffrey Eugenides reads Harold Brodkey's short story "Spring Fugue," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Aleksandar Hemon Discusses Bernard Malamud
Aleksandar Hemon discusses Bernard Malamud's short story "A Summer's Reading" with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Mary Gaitskill Reads Vladimir Nabokov
Mary Gaitskill reads "Symbols and Signs," Vladimir Nabokov's first story published in The New Yorker, and discusses it with fiction editor Deborah Treisman....

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Hilton Als Discusses Jean Stafford
Invalid Souls: Hilton Als discusses Jean Stafford and her story "Children Are Bored on Sunday" with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. Reading by Eliza Foss....

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Louise Erdrich Reads Lorrie Moore
Louise Erdrich reads Lorrie Moores short story "Dance in America" and discusses Moore with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Jonathan Lethem Reads James Thurber
Jonathan Lethem reads James Thurber's short story "The Wood Duck" and discusses Thurber with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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T. Coraghessan Boyle Reads Tobias Wolff
T. Coraghessan Boyle reads Tobias Wolff's "Bullet in the Brain" and discusses Wolff with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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E. L. Doctorow Reads John O’Hara
E. L. Doctorow reads John O'Hara's short story "Graven Image" and discusses O'Hara with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Jhumpa Lahiri Reads William Trevor
Jhumpa Lahiri reads the short story "A Day," by William Trevor, and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Triesman....

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Antonya Nelson Reads Mavis Gallant
Antonya Nelson reads Mavis Gallant's short story "When We Were Nearly Young" and discusses Gallant with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Paul Theroux Reads Jorge Luis Borges
Paul Theroux reads Jorge Luis Borges's short story "The Gospel According to Mark" and discusses Borges with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "The Gospel According to Mark" was published in The New Yorker on October 23, 1971....

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Nell Freudenberger Discusses Grace Paley
Nell Freudenberger discusses Grace Paley's short story "Somewhere Else" with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. The podcast includes a reading of the story by Barbara Rosenblatt. "Somewhere Else" was published in The New Yorker on October 23, 1978....

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George Saunders Reads Isaac Babel
George Saunders reads Isaac Babel's short story "You Must Know Everything" and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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Donald Antrim Reads Donald Barthelme
Donald Antrim reads Donald Barthelme's 1974 short story "I Bought a Little City" and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman....

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