The New Yorker: Fiction

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

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Joy Williams Reads Don DeLillo

March 1st, 2019

57:55

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 …

Joseph O'Neill Reads Nadine Gordimer

February 1st, 2019

50:16

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 …

Orhan Pamuk Reads Jorge Luis Borges

January 2nd, 2019

55:13

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 …

Dave Eggers Reads Sam Shepard

December 1st, 2018

55:23

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 …

Stuart Dybek Reads Steven Millhauser

November 1st, 2018

1:06:09

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 …

Roddy Doyle Reads Lorrie Moore

October 1st, 2018

1:10:12

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 …

Tessa Hadley Reads John Updike

September 3rd, 2018

1:08:48

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 …

Kate Walbert Reads Stuart Dybek

August 1st, 2018

38:42

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

Ottessa Moshfegh Reads Sheila Heti

July 2nd, 2018

45:18

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

A. M. Homes Reads Margaret Atwood

June 1st, 2018

1:08:27

Hari Kunzru Reads Robert Coover

May 1st, 2018

1:04:09

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

Mohsin Hamid Reads Jorge Luis Borges

April 2nd, 2018

47:58

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

Lorrie Moore Reads Antonya Nelson

March 2nd, 2018

1:09:38

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

Colin Barrett Reads Joy Williams

February 2nd, 2018

49:38

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

David Sedaris Reads Wells Tower

January 2nd, 2018

54:07

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

Fiction Podcast Bonus: David Sedaris Reads Miranda July

December 22nd, 2017

32:10

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 …

Sarah Shun-lien Bynum Reads Yiyun Li

December 1st, 2017

1:10:58

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

Lauren Groff Reads Shirley Hazzard

November 1st, 2017

54:20

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

Matthew Klam Reads John Updike

October 2nd, 2017

59:49

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

Curtis Sittenfeld Reads Tessa Hadley

September 1st, 2017

59:53

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

Akhil Sharma Reads Jeffrey Eugenides

August 1st, 2017

56:06

Akhil Sharma reads and discusses “Baster,” by Jeffrey Eugenides.

Gabe Hudson Reads Robert Coover

July 3rd, 2017

29:01

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

Colm Tóibín Reads Mary Lavin

June 1st, 2017

1:11:51

Colm Tóibín reads and discusses “In The Middle of The Fields,” by Mary Lavin.

Rachel Kushner Reads Thom Jones

May 1st, 2017

1:10:23

Rachel Kushner reads and discusses “The Black Lights,” by Thom Jones.

Salman Rushdie Reads Italo Calvino

April 3rd, 2017

43:30

Salman Rushdie reads and discusses “Love Far From Home,” by Italo Calvino

Mary Gaitskill Reads John Cheever

March 1st, 2017

1:00:55

Mary Gaitskill reads and discusses “The Five-Forty-Eight,” by John Cheever.

Junot Díaz Reads Edwidge Danticat

February 1st, 2017

55:52

Junot Díaz reads and discusses "Seven," by Edwidge Danticat.

Richard Powers Reads Steven Millhauser

January 3rd, 2017

57:51

Richard Powers reads and discusses “A Visit,” by Steven Millhauser

David Means Reads Sherman Alexie

December 1st, 2016

51:04

David Means reads and discusses “The Toughest Indian in the World,” by Sherman Alexie.

Ben Marcus Reads Mary Gaitskill

November 1st, 2016

55:10

Ben Marcus reads and discusses "A Dream of Men," by Mary Gaitskill.

Karen Russell Reads Mavis Gallant

October 3rd, 2016

37:17

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

September 1st, 2016

48:09

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

August 1st, 2016

58:58

Alice Mattison reads "The First American" by Lore Segal.

Ben Lerner Reads John Berger

July 1st, 2016

50:42

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

June 1st, 2016

1:09:39

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

May 2nd, 2016

39:26

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

April 1st, 2016

47:48

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

March 15th, 2016

1:21:49

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 …

Jonathan Franzen Reads David Means

March 1st, 2016

48:55

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

February 1st, 2016

43:05

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

January 4th, 2016

1:02:35

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

December 1st, 2015

55:07

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

Lydia Davis Reads Robert Gorham Davis

November 2nd, 2015

44:52

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. 

Allan Gurganus Reads Grace Paley

October 1st, 2015

44:47

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.

Lionel Shriver Reads T. C. Boyle

September 1st, 2015

49:12

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

Sam Lipsyte Reads James Purdy

August 1st, 2015

30:09

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

Yiyun Li Reads Patricia Highsmith

July 1st, 2015

45:33

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.

Michael Cunningham Reads Harold Brodkey

June 1st, 2015

1:15:43

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

Joshua Ferris Reads Robert Coover

May 1st, 2015

22:57

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

Thomas McGuane Reads David Means

April 1st, 2015

39:01

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

Etgar Keret Reads Donald Barthelme

March 2nd, 2015

29:46

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

Antonya Nelson Reads Tom Drury

February 2nd, 2015

51:47

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

Joseph O’Neill Reads Muriel Spark

December 31st, 2014

47:33

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

Aleksandar Hemon Reads Vladimir Nabokov

December 1st, 2014

54:19

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

David Gilbert Reads Steven Polansky

November 4th, 2014

51:06

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

George Saunders Reads Grace Paley And Barry Hannah

October 1st, 2014

37:50

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.

Akhil Sharma Reads Tobias Wolff

September 29th, 2014

37:07

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

Joyce Carol Oates Reads Cynthia Ozick

September 29th, 2014

27:46

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

Miranda July Reads Janet Frame

September 29th, 2014

31:10

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

Rebecca Curtis Reads Leonard Michaels

September 29th, 2014

41:59

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

Tim Parks Reads Peter Stamm

September 29th, 2014

58:18

Tim Parks reads Peter Stamm.

Nathan Englander Reads John Cheever

September 29th, 2014

40:33

Nathan Englander Reads John Cheever’s “The Enormous Radio”

Jennifer Egan Reads Mary Gaitskill

March 4th, 2014

52:47

Jennifer Egan reads Mary Gaitskill's "The Other Place."

T. C. Boyle Reads Donald Barthelme

February 4th, 2014

36:27

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

Paul Theroux Reads Elizabeth Taylor

January 3rd, 2014

45:08

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

Jonathan Safran Foer Reads Amos Oz

December 3rd, 2013

34:00

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

Louise Erdrich Reads Joyce Carol Oates

November 2nd, 2013

57:40

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, …

Jonathan Lethem Reads V. S. Pritchett

October 2nd, 2013

44:43

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 …

Rick Bass Reads Thomas McGuane

September 4th, 2013

37:40

Rick Bass reads "Ice," by Thomas McGuane.

Donald Antrim Reads Denis Johnson

August 2nd, 2013

28:09

Donald Antrim reads "Work," by Denis Johnson.

Gary Shteyngart Reads Lorrie Moore

July 3rd, 2013

35:40

Gary Shteyngart reads "Paper Losses," by Lorrie Moore.

Robert Coover Reads Italo Calvino

June 4th, 2013

47:45

Robert Coover reads "The Daughters of the Moon," by Italo Calvino.

Richard Ford Reads Harold Brodkey

May 4th, 2013

51:01

Richard Ford reads "The State of Grace," by Harold Brodkey.

Margaret Atwood Reads Mavis Gallant

April 2nd, 2013

48:06

Margaret Atwood reads "Voices Lost in Snow," by Mavis Gallant.

Edwidge Danticat Reads Jamaica Kincaid

March 6th, 2013

36:38

Edwidge Danticat reads "Girl" and "Wingless," by Jamaica Kincaid.

Francisco Goldman Reads Roberto Bolano

February 2nd, 2013

39:25

Francisco Goldman reads "Clara," by Roberto Bolano.

Tony Earley Reads William Maxwell

January 3rd, 2013

21:07

Tony Earley reads "Love," by William Maxwell.

Hisham Matar Reads Jorge Luis Borges

December 4th, 2012

39:35

Hisham Matar reads "Shakespeare's Memory," by Jorge Luis Borges.

David Sedaris Reads Miranda July

November 1st, 2012

31:11

David Sedaris reads "Roy Spivey," by Miranda July.

Sherman Alexie Reads Jessamyn West

October 4th, 2012

47:11

Sherman Alexie reads "The Lesson," by Jessamyn West.

Tessa Hadley Reads Nadine Gordimer

September 5th, 2012

52:19

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 …

Maile Meloy Reads Laurie Colwin

August 2nd, 2012

22:21

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 …

James Salter Reads Reynolds Price

June 30th, 2012

43:53

James Salter reads Reynolds Price's "His Final Mother" and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "His Final Mother" …

Dave Eggers Reads Roddy Doyle

June 2nd, 2012

49:55

Dave Eggers reads Roddy Doyle's "Bullfighting," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "Bullfighting" was published …

Matthew Klam Reads Charles D’Ambrosio

May 1st, 2012

1:01:57

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 …

Colm Toibin Reads Sylvia Townsend Warner

March 17th, 2012

45:17

Colm Toibin reads Sylvia Townsend Warner's "The Children's Grandmother," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. …

Nicole Krauss Reads Bruno Schulz

February 17th, 2012

30:01

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 …

Thomas Beller Reads Niccolo Tucci

January 19th, 2012

36:20

Thomas Beller reads Niccolo Tucci's "The Evolution of Knowledge," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "The …

Tea Obreht Reads Stephanie Vaughn

December 16th, 2011

44:54

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 …

Said Sayrafiezadeh Reads Thomas Beller

November 19th, 2011

42:09

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, …

Colum McCann Reads Benedict Kiely

October 19th, 2011

58:54

Colum McCann reads Benedict Kiely's "Bluebell Meadow," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "Bluebell Meadow" was …

Ben Marcus Reads Kazuo Ishiguro

September 21st, 2011

39:35

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 …

Salman Rushdie Reads Donald Barthelme

August 19th, 2011

24:56

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 …

ZZ Packer Reads Stuart Dybek

July 16th, 2011

47:06

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 …

Lauren Groff Reads Alice Munro

June 21st, 2011

46:59

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.

Allegra Goodman Reads John Updike

May 21st, 2011

29:16

Allegra Goodman reads John Updike's "A & P," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "A & P" was published …

Sam Lipsyte Reads Thomas McGuane

April 21st, 2011

32:19

Sam Lipsyte reads Thomas McGuane's "Cowboy," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "Cowboy" was published in the …

Daniel Alarcon Reads Roberto Bolano

March 18th, 2011

30:50

Daniel Alarcon reads Roberto Bolano's "Gomez Palacio."

Anne Enright Reads John Cheever

February 17th, 2011

42:42

Anne Enright reads John Cheever's "The Swimmer."

Hilton Als Reads James McCourt

January 21st, 2011

43:01

Hilton Als reads James McCourt's "Kaye Wayfaring in 'Avenged'"

Cynthia Ozick Reads Steven Millhauser

December 17th, 2010

36:19

Cynthia Ozick reads Steven Millhauser's "In the Reign of Harad IV."

Jennifer Egan Reads Lore Segal

November 19th, 2010

44:34

Jennifer Egan reads Lore Segal's "The Reverse Bug."

David Means Reads Raymond Carver

October 15th, 2010

25:50

David Means reads Raymond Carver's "Chef's House."

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Reads Jamaica Kincaid

September 11th, 2010

28:03

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie reads Jamaica Kincaid's "Figures in the Distance."

Chris Adrian Reads Donald Barthelme

August 12th, 2010

28:09

Chris Adrian reads Donald Barthelme's "The Indian Uprising."

Salvatore Scibona Reads Denis Johnson

July 13th, 2010

36:56

Salvatore Scibona reads Denis Johnson's "Two Men."

Rivka Galchen Reads Leonard Michaels

June 5th, 2010

40:30

Rivka Galchen reads Leonard Michaels's "Cryptology."

Monica Ali Reads Joshua Ferris

May 13th, 2010

46:16

Monica Ali reads Joshua Ferris's "The Dinner Party."

Chang-Rae Lee Reads Don DeLillo

April 13th, 2010

34:10

Chang-Rae Lee reads Don DeLillo's "Baader-Meinhof."

Lorrie Moore Reads Julie Hayden

March 19th, 2010

50:14

Lorrie Moore reads Julie Hayden's "Day-Old Baby Rats."

Julian Barnes Reads Frank O’Connor

February 12th, 2010

34:12

Julian Barnes reads Frank O'Connor's "The Man of the World."

Karen Russell Reads Carson McCullers

January 14th, 2010

25:51

Karen Russell reads Carson McCullers's "The Jockey."

Junot Diaz Reads Edwidge Danticat

December 15th, 2009

37:52

Junot Diaz reads Edwidge Danticat's "Water Child."

Yiyun Li Reads John McGahern

November 12th, 2009

38:53

Yiyun Li reads John McGahern's "The Wine Breath."

Orhan Pamuk Reads Vladimir Nabokov

October 13th, 2009

35:50

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

Marisa Silver Reads Peter Taylor

September 11th, 2009

33:01

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

Joshua Ferris Reads George Saunders

August 10th, 2009

22:13

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

David Bezmozgis Reads Sergei Dovlatov

July 7th, 2009

35:11

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

Jonathan Franzen Reads Veronica Geng

June 1st, 2009

26:26

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.

Tobias Wolff Reads Denis Johnson

May 8th, 2009

38:33

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

Nathan Englander Reads Isaac Bashevis Singer

April 10th, 2009

31:23

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

Joyce Carol Oates Reads Eudora Welty

March 9th, 2009

21:48

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 …

Roger Angell Reads John Updike

February 11th, 2009

35:49

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.

Thomas McGuane Reads James Salter

January 10th, 2009

33:39

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

Roddy Doyle Reads Maeve Brennan

December 12th, 2008

30:59

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.

A. M. Homes Reads Shirley Jackson

November 12th, 2008

31:58

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

Gary Shteyngart Reads Andrea Lee

October 9th, 2008

33:33

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.

Tobias Wolff Reads Stephanie Vaughn

September 12th, 2008

40:35

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

Jeffrey Eugenides Reads Harold Brodkey

August 7th, 2008

24:34

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

Aleksandar Hemon Discusses Bernard Malamud

July 9th, 2008

27:39

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

Mary Gaitskill Reads Vladimir Nabokov

June 2nd, 2008

27:21

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

Hilton Als Discusses Jean Stafford

May 5th, 2008

36:40

Invalid Souls: Hilton Als discusses Jean Stafford and her story "Children Are Bored on Sunday" with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah …

Louise Erdrich Reads Lorrie Moore

April 9th, 2008

31:05

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

Jonathan Lethem Reads James Thurber

March 3rd, 2008

18:54

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

T. Coraghessan Boyle Reads Tobias Wolff

February 11th, 2008

19:12

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

E. L. Doctorow Reads John O’Hara

January 7th, 2008

19:21

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.

Jhumpa Lahiri Reads William Trevor

December 10th, 2007

37:34

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

Antonya Nelson Reads Mavis Gallant

November 5th, 2007

32:54

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.

Paul Theroux Reads Jorge Luis Borges

October 8th, 2007

21:56

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 …

Nell Freudenberger Discusses Grace Paley

September 10th, 2007

33:39

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 …

George Saunders Reads Isaac Babel

August 6th, 2007

23:13

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

Donald Antrim Reads Donald Barthelme

July 9th, 2007

17:49

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.

Junot Díaz Reads How to Date a Brown Girl (Black Girl, White Girl, or Halfie)

June 1st, 2007

17:39

Junot Díaz reads a story; Edwidge Danticat and Deborah Treisman discuss.

Richard Ford Reads John Cheever

May 3rd, 2007

11:55

Richard Ford reads "Reunion" by John Cheever.

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