The New Yorker: Fiction

The New Yorker: Fiction

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

Episodes

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Four.” If you like what you hear, don’t forget to subscribe to The Author’s Voice on your podcast app. Next week’s episode will feature Ian McEwan reading his latest story. We’ll be back here next month with a new episode of The New Yorker Fiction Podcast. 

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.

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.

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.

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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