The Author's Voice: New Fiction from The New Yorke

The Author's Voice: New Fiction from The New Yorke

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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

Episodes

John Lanchester Reads "Signal"  

John Lanchester reads his story from the April 3, 2017, issue of the magazine. Lanchester is a journalist and fiction writer. He’s the author of four novels, including “Fragrant Harbor” and “Capital.” 

Victor Lodato Reads “Herman Melville, Volume I”  

Victor Lodato reads his story from the March 27, 2017, issue of the magazine.  Lodato is a playwright and fiction writer.  His second novel, “Edgar and Lucy,” was published this month.  This is his third story in The New Yorker.  

Anne Enright Reads "Solstice"  

Anne Enright reads her story from the March 13, 2017, issue of the magazine.  Enright has published three short-story collections and six novels, including “The Gathering,” which won the Man Booker Prize in 2007, and “The Green Road,” which came out in 2015. That year, she was appointed Ireland’s first Fiction Laureate. 

Zadie Smith Reads "Crazy They Call Me"  

Zadie Smith reads her story from the March 6, 2017, issue of the magazine. Smith is the author of five novels, including “White teeth,” "NW," and “Swingtime,” which was published last year.

Lore Segal Reads "Ladies' Lunch"  

Lore Segal reads her story "Ladies' Lunch," from the February 27, 2017, issue of the magazine. Segal is the author of five novels, including "Her First American," and "Half The Kingdom, which was published in 2013.

Curtis Sittenfeld Reads “The Prairie Wife”  

Curtis Sittenfeld reads her story “The Prairie Wife,” from the February 13th and 20th, 2017, issue of the magazine.  Sittenfeld has published five novels, including “Prep,” “Sisterland,” and “Eligible,” which came out last year.

 

David Gilbert Reads “Underground”  

David Gilbert reads his story “Underground,” from the February 6, 2017, issue of the magazine.  Gilbert is the author of one story collection and two novels, “The Normals,” and “& Sons,” which came out in 2013.

Alix Ohlin Reads “Quarantine”  

Alix Ohlin reads her story “Quarantine,” from the January 30, 2017, issue of the magazine.  Ohlin has published two novels and two-short story collections, including “Signs and Wonders,” which came out in 2012.  This is her first story in The New Yorker.

Elif Batuman Reads “Constructed Worlds”  

Elif Batuman reads her story “Constructed Worlds,” from the January 23, 2017, issue of the magazine.  Batuman is the author of “The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them.”  “Constructed Worlds” is adapted from her forthcoming first novel, “The Idiot,” which will be published in March. 

Thomas Pierce Reads "Chairman Spaceman"  

Thomas Pierce reads his story "Chairman Spaceman," from the January 16, 2017, issue of the magazine. Pierce's story collection, "Hall of Small Mammals," came out in 2015. His first novel, "The Afterlives," will be published later this year. 

Yiyun Li Reads “On The Street Where You Live”  

Yiyun Li reads her story “On The Street Where You Live,” from the January 9, 2017, issue of the magazine. Li is the author of two novels and two story collections, “Gold Boy, Emerald Girl," and “A Thousand Years of Good Prayers.” She has been publishing fiction and non-fiction in The New Yorker since 2003.

Camille Bordas Reads “Most Die Young”  

Camille Bordas reads her story “Most Die Young,” from the January 2, 2017, issue of the magazine. Bordas has published two novels in France, "Les Treize Desserts" and "Partie Commune.” Her first novel in English, “How to Behave in a Crowd,” will be published in August.

Joseph O'Neill Reads "Pardon Edward Snowden"  

Joseph O’Neill reads his story “Pardon Edward Snowden,” from the December 12, 2016, issue of the magazine.  O’Neill has published four novels, including “Netherland,” which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in 2009, and “The Dog,” which came out in 2014.  

Robert Coover Reads "The Hanging of the Schoolmarm"  

Robert Coover reads his story “The Hanging of the Schoolmarm,” from the November 28, 2016, issue of the magazine. Coover is the author of ten novels, including “The Public Burning,” “Ghost Town,” and “The Brunist Day of Wrath.” A new novel, “Huck Out West,” will be published in January.

Lauren Groff Reads "Flower Hunters"  

Lauren Groff reads her story “Flower Hunters,” from the November 21, 2016, issue of the magazine.  Groff is the author of the story collection “Delicate Edible Birds,” and three novels, including “Fates and Furies,” which was published in 2015.

T.C. Boyle Reads "Are We Not Men?"  

T. Coraghessan Boyle reads his story "Are We Not Men?," from the November 7, 2016, issue of the magazine.  Boyle is the author of sixteen novels, including "The Harder They Come" and "The Terranauts," which came out last month.  He has published more then two dozen stories in The New Yorker.

Ottessa Moshfegh Reads "An Honest Woman"  

Ottessa Moshfegh reads her story "An Honest Woman," from the October 24th, 2016, issue of the magazine.  Moshfegh is the author of two novels, "McGlue" and "Eileen," and the forthcoming story collection, “Homesick for Another World.” This is her second story in the magazine.

Kevin Barry Reads "Deer Season"  

Kevin Barry reads his story "Deer Season," from the October 10, 2016, issue of the magazine.  Kevin Barry is the author of two story collections, and two novels, including last years "Beatlebone." He's been publishing fiction in The New Yorker since 2010.

Etgar Keret Reads “To the Moon and Back”  

Etgar Keret reads his story “To the Moon and Back,” from the October 3, 2016, issue of the magazine. The story was translated, from the Hebrew, by Sondra Silverston. Keret is the author, most recently, of the memoir “The Seven Good Years,” which was pubished in 2015. His story collection, “Suddenly a Knock on the Door,” came out in 2012. He’s been publishing fiction in The New Yorker since 2012.

Rivka Galchen Reads “How Can I Help?”  

Rivka Galchen reads her story “How Can I Help?,” from the September 19, 2016, issue of the magazine. Galchen's story collection, “American Innovations,” was published in 2014. She was included in The New Yorker's 20 Under 40 issue in 2010. She's been publishing fiction and nonfiction in The New Yorker since 2008.

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