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The New Yorker: Fiction

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The New Yorker: Fiction

The New Yorker: Fiction

WNYC Studios and The New Yorker

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

Latest Episodes

Allegra Goodman Reads Eudora Welty

Allegra Goodmanjoins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “No Place for You My Love,” by Eudora Welty, which appeared in a 1952 issue of the magazine. Goodman’s books include “The Family Markowitz” and “The Chalk Artist.”

66 MIN3 d ago
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Allegra Goodman Reads Eudora Welty

Bryan Washington Reads Haruki Murakami

Bryan Washingtonjoins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “U.F.O. in Kushiro,” by Haruki Murakami,which first appeared in a 2001 issue of the magazine and was then republished in 2011, after an earthquake and tsunami devastated northern Japan. Washington’s début story collection, “Lot,” was published last year, and his first novel, “Memorial,” will come out in October.

63 MINJUN 2
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Bryan Washington Reads Haruki Murakami

Kristen Roupenian Reads Shirley Jackson

Kristen Roupenian joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Afternoon in Linen,” by Shirley Jackson, which appeared in a 1943 issue of the magazine. Roupenian’s début story collection, “You Know You Want This,” was published last year, and was just released in paperback under the title “Cat Person and Other Stories.”

42 MINMAY 2
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Kristen Roupenian Reads Shirley Jackson

Deborah Treisman Reads David Foster Wallace

Deborah Treisman reads and discusses “Good People,” by David Foster Wallace, which appeared in a 2007 issue of the magazine. David Foster Wallace, who died in 2008, was the author of three short-story collections and three novels, including “Infinite Jest,” and “The Pale King,” which was published posthumously, in 2011, and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.

34 MINAPR 2
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Deborah Treisman Reads David Foster Wallace

Greg Jackson Reads Ann Beattie

Greg Jackson joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Where You’ll Find Me,” by Ann Beattie, which appeared in a 1986 issue of the magazine. Jackson is the author of “Prodigals,” a story collection published in 2016, for which he won the Bard Fiction Prize and the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Award.

59 MINMAR 2
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Greg Jackson Reads Ann Beattie

David Rabe Reads John Updike

David Rabe joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “The Other Side of the Street,” by John Updike, which appeared in a 1991 issue of the magazine. Rabe, a fiction writer, playwright, and screenwriter, is the author of more than a dozen plays, including the Tony Award-winning “Sticks and Bones,” “In the Boom Boom Room,” and “Hurlyburly.” He received the PEN/Laura Pels Theatre Award as a Master American Dramatist in 2014. His novels include “Recital of the Dog” and “Girl by the Road at Night.”

44 MINFEB 2
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David Rabe Reads John Updike

Andrea Lee Reads Haruki Murakami

Andrea Lee joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Barn Burning,” by Haruki Murakami, which appeared in a 1992 issue of the magazine. Lee’s books of fiction include “Sarah Phillips,” “Interesting Women,” and “Lost Hearts in Italy.” A new book, “Red Island House,” will be published by Scribner in 2021.

57 MINJAN 2
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Andrea Lee Reads Haruki Murakami

Ann Beattie Reads Mavis Gallant

Ann Beattie joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Dédé,” by Mavis Gallant, which appeared in a 1987 issue of the magazine. Beattie has published eleven story collections and nine novels, including “Mrs. Nixon” and this year’s “A Wonderful Stroke of Luck.” She was also a winner of the 2005 Rea Award for the Short Story, as well as the PEN/Malamud Award. She has been publishing fiction in The New Yorker since 1974.

60 MIN2019 DEC 2
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Ann Beattie Reads Mavis Gallant

Garth Greenwell Reads Jean Stafford

Garth Greenwell joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “The Shorn Lamb,” by Jean Stafford, which appeared in a 1953 issue of the magazine. Greenwell is a fiction writer, poet, and critic. His first novel, “What Belongs to You,” was published in 2016, and won the British Book Award for Debut of the Year. A new book of fiction, “Cleanness,” will be published in January.

65 MIN2019 NOV 2
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Garth Greenwell Reads Jean Stafford

Jhumpa Lahiri Reads Primo Levi

Jhumpa Lahiri joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Quaestio De Centauris," by Primo Levi,translated, from the Italian, by Jenny McPhee, which appeared ina 2015 issue of the magazine. Lahiri is the author of fourbooksof fiction,including the story collection "Interpreter of Maladies," which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2000, and the novel "The Lowland." She is the editor of "The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories," which was published in September.

60 MIN2019 OCT 2
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Jhumpa Lahiri Reads Primo Levi

Latest Episodes

Allegra Goodman Reads Eudora Welty

Allegra Goodmanjoins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “No Place for You My Love,” by Eudora Welty, which appeared in a 1952 issue of the magazine. Goodman’s books include “The Family Markowitz” and “The Chalk Artist.”

66 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Allegra Goodman Reads Eudora Welty

Bryan Washington Reads Haruki Murakami

Bryan Washingtonjoins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “U.F.O. in Kushiro,” by Haruki Murakami,which first appeared in a 2001 issue of the magazine and was then republished in 2011, after an earthquake and tsunami devastated northern Japan. Washington’s début story collection, “Lot,” was published last year, and his first novel, “Memorial,” will come out in October.

63 MINJUN 2
Comments
Bryan Washington Reads Haruki Murakami

Kristen Roupenian Reads Shirley Jackson

Kristen Roupenian joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Afternoon in Linen,” by Shirley Jackson, which appeared in a 1943 issue of the magazine. Roupenian’s début story collection, “You Know You Want This,” was published last year, and was just released in paperback under the title “Cat Person and Other Stories.”

42 MINMAY 2
Comments
Kristen Roupenian Reads Shirley Jackson

Deborah Treisman Reads David Foster Wallace

Deborah Treisman reads and discusses “Good People,” by David Foster Wallace, which appeared in a 2007 issue of the magazine. David Foster Wallace, who died in 2008, was the author of three short-story collections and three novels, including “Infinite Jest,” and “The Pale King,” which was published posthumously, in 2011, and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.

34 MINAPR 2
Comments
Deborah Treisman Reads David Foster Wallace

Greg Jackson Reads Ann Beattie

Greg Jackson joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Where You’ll Find Me,” by Ann Beattie, which appeared in a 1986 issue of the magazine. Jackson is the author of “Prodigals,” a story collection published in 2016, for which he won the Bard Fiction Prize and the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Award.

59 MINMAR 2
Comments
Greg Jackson Reads Ann Beattie

David Rabe Reads John Updike

David Rabe joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “The Other Side of the Street,” by John Updike, which appeared in a 1991 issue of the magazine. Rabe, a fiction writer, playwright, and screenwriter, is the author of more than a dozen plays, including the Tony Award-winning “Sticks and Bones,” “In the Boom Boom Room,” and “Hurlyburly.” He received the PEN/Laura Pels Theatre Award as a Master American Dramatist in 2014. His novels include “Recital of the Dog” and “Girl by the Road at Night.”

44 MINFEB 2
Comments
David Rabe Reads John Updike

Andrea Lee Reads Haruki Murakami

Andrea Lee joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Barn Burning,” by Haruki Murakami, which appeared in a 1992 issue of the magazine. Lee’s books of fiction include “Sarah Phillips,” “Interesting Women,” and “Lost Hearts in Italy.” A new book, “Red Island House,” will be published by Scribner in 2021.

57 MINJAN 2
Comments
Andrea Lee Reads Haruki Murakami

Ann Beattie Reads Mavis Gallant

Ann Beattie joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Dédé,” by Mavis Gallant, which appeared in a 1987 issue of the magazine. Beattie has published eleven story collections and nine novels, including “Mrs. Nixon” and this year’s “A Wonderful Stroke of Luck.” She was also a winner of the 2005 Rea Award for the Short Story, as well as the PEN/Malamud Award. She has been publishing fiction in The New Yorker since 1974.

60 MIN2019 DEC 2
Comments
Ann Beattie Reads Mavis Gallant

Garth Greenwell Reads Jean Stafford

Garth Greenwell joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “The Shorn Lamb,” by Jean Stafford, which appeared in a 1953 issue of the magazine. Greenwell is a fiction writer, poet, and critic. His first novel, “What Belongs to You,” was published in 2016, and won the British Book Award for Debut of the Year. A new book of fiction, “Cleanness,” will be published in January.

65 MIN2019 NOV 2
Comments
Garth Greenwell Reads Jean Stafford

Jhumpa Lahiri Reads Primo Levi

Jhumpa Lahiri joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Quaestio De Centauris," by Primo Levi,translated, from the Italian, by Jenny McPhee, which appeared ina 2015 issue of the magazine. Lahiri is the author of fourbooksof fiction,including the story collection "Interpreter of Maladies," which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2000, and the novel "The Lowland." She is the editor of "The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories," which was published in September.

60 MIN2019 OCT 2
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Jhumpa Lahiri Reads Primo Levi
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