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A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
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Emma Cline Reads Miranda July

57:59 | May 1st

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 Cen...Show More
A. M. Homes Reads Shirley Jackson

31:58 | Nov 12th, 2008

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

1:10:07 | Aug 1st

Margaret Atwood joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Corrie," by Alice Munro, from a 2010 issue of the magazine. Atwood is the author of numerous collections of poetry, stories, and novels, including "The Handmaid's Tale," "The Blind Assassin,...Show More
Kirstin Valdez Quade Reads John L'Heureux

1:13:19 | Jul 1st

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...Show More
Andrew Sean Greer Reads Dorothy Parker

45:57 | Jun 3rd

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 Marria...Show More
Marisa Silver Reads Daniyal Mueenuddin

55:15 | Apr 1st

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 "...Show More
Joy Williams Reads Don DeLillo

57:55 | Mar 1st

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 ...Show More
Joseph O'Neill Reads Nadine Gordimer

50:16 | Feb 1st

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 publi...Show More
Orhan Pamuk Reads Jorge Luis Borges

55:13 | Jan 2nd

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 receive...Show More
Dave Eggers Reads Sam Shepard

55:23 | Dec 1st, 2018

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 Th...Show More
Stuart Dybek Reads Steven Millhauser

1:06:09 | Nov 1st, 2018

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...Show More
Roddy Doyle Reads Lorrie Moore

1:10:12 | Oct 1st, 2018

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 novel...Show More
Tessa Hadley Reads John Updike

1:08:48 | Sep 3rd, 2018

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 publis...Show More
Kate Walbert Reads Stuart Dybek

38:42 | Aug 1st, 2018

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

45:18 | Jul 2nd, 2018

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

1:08:27 | Jun 1st, 2018

A.M. Homes joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Stone Mattress," from a 2011 issue of The New Yorker.
Hari Kunzru Reads Robert Coover

1:04:09 | May 1st, 2018

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

47:58 | Apr 2nd, 2018

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

1:09:38 | Mar 2nd, 2018

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

49:38 | Feb 2nd, 2018

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

54:07 | Jan 2nd, 2018

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

32:10 | Dec 22nd, 2017

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 Jul...Show More
Sarah Shun-lien Bynum Reads Yiyun Li

1:10:58 | Dec 1st, 2017

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

54:20 | Nov 1st, 2017

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

59:49 | Oct 2nd, 2017

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

59:53 | Sep 1st, 2017

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

56:06 | Aug 1st, 2017

Akhil Sharma reads and discusses “Baster,” by Jeffrey Eugenides.
Gabe Hudson Reads Robert Coover

29:01 | Jul 3rd, 2017

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

1:11:51 | Jun 1st, 2017

Colm Tóibín reads and discusses “In The Middle of The Fields,” by Mary Lavin.
Rachel Kushner Reads Thom Jones

1:10:23 | May 1st, 2017

Rachel Kushner reads and discusses “The Black Lights,” by Thom Jones.
Salman Rushdie Reads Italo Calvino

43:30 | Apr 3rd, 2017

Salman Rushdie reads and discusses “Love Far From Home,” by Italo Calvino
Mary Gaitskill Reads John Cheever

1:00:55 | Mar 1st, 2017

Mary Gaitskill reads and discusses “The Five-Forty-Eight,” by John Cheever.
Junot Díaz Reads Edwidge Danticat

55:52 | Feb 1st, 2017

Junot Díaz reads and discusses "Seven," by Edwidge Danticat.
Richard Powers Reads Steven Millhauser

57:51 | Jan 3rd, 2017

Richard Powers reads and discusses “A Visit,” by Steven Millhauser
David Means Reads Sherman Alexie

51:04 | Dec 1st, 2016

David Means reads and discusses “The Toughest Indian in the World,” by Sherman Alexie.
Ben Marcus Reads Mary Gaitskill

55:10 | Nov 1st, 2016

Ben Marcus reads and discusses "A Dream of Men," by Mary Gaitskill.
Karen Russell Reads Mavis Gallant

37:17 | Oct 3rd, 2016

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

48:09 | Sep 1st, 2016

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

58:58 | Aug 1st, 2016

Alice Mattison reads "The First American" by Lore Segal.
Ben Lerner Reads John Berger

50:42 | Jul 1st, 2016

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

1:09:39 | Jun 1st, 2016

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

39:26 | May 2nd, 2016

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

47:48 | Apr 1st, 2016

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

1:21:49 | Mar 15th, 2016

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...Show More
Jonathan Franzen Reads David Means

48:55 | Mar 1st, 2016

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

43:05 | Feb 1st, 2016

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

1:02:35 | Jan 4th, 2016

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

55:07 | Dec 1st, 2015

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

44:52 | Nov 2nd, 2015

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

44:47 | Oct 1st, 2015

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

49:12 | Sep 1st, 2015

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

30:09 | Aug 1st, 2015

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

45:33 | Jul 1st, 2015

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

1:15:43 | Jun 1st, 2015

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

22:57 | May 1st, 2015

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

39:01 | Apr 2nd, 2015

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

29:46 | Mar 3rd, 2015

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

51:47 | Feb 3rd, 2015

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

47:33 | Dec 31st, 2014

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

54:19 | Dec 1st, 2014

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

51:06 | Nov 4th, 2014

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

37:50 | Oct 1st, 2014

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

37:07 | Sep 30th, 2014

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

27:46 | Sep 30th, 2014

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

31:10 | Sep 30th, 2014

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

41:59 | Sep 30th, 2014

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

40:33 | Sep 30th, 2014

Nathan Englander Reads John Cheever’s “The Enormous Radio”
Jennifer Egan Reads Mary Gaitskill

52:47 | Mar 4th, 2014

Jennifer Egan reads Mary Gaitskill's "The Other Place."
T. C. Boyle Reads Donald Barthelme

36:27 | Feb 4th, 2014

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

45:08 | Jan 3rd, 2014

Paul Theroux reads "The Letter Writers," by Elizabeth Taylor, which appeared in The New Yorker in 1958.
Jonathan Safran Foer Reads Amos Oz

34:00 | Dec 3rd, 2013

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

57:40 | Nov 2nd, 2013

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.
Jonathan Lethem Reads V. S. Pritchett

44:43 | Oct 2nd, 2013

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, ...Show More
Donald Antrim Reads Denis Johnson

28:09 | Aug 2nd, 2013

Donald Antrim reads "Work," by Denis Johnson.
Gary Shteyngart Reads Lorrie Moore

35:40 | Jul 4th, 2013

Gary Shteyngart reads "Paper Losses," by Lorrie Moore.
Robert Coover Reads Italo Calvino

47:45 | Jun 5th, 2013

Robert Coover reads "The Daughters of the Moon," by Italo Calvino.
Richard Ford Reads Harold Brodkey

51:01 | May 4th, 2013

Richard Ford reads "The State of Grace," by Harold Brodkey.
Margaret Atwood Reads Mavis Gallant

48:06 | Apr 3rd, 2013

Margaret Atwood reads "Voices Lost in Snow," by Mavis Gallant.
Edwidge Danticat Reads Jamaica Kincaid

36:38 | Mar 7th, 2013

Edwidge Danticat reads "Girl" and "Wingless," by Jamaica Kincaid.
Francisco Goldman Reads Roberto Bolano

39:25 | Feb 2nd, 2013

Francisco Goldman reads "Clara," by Roberto Bolano.
Tony Earley Reads William Maxwell

21:07 | Jan 3rd, 2013

Tony Earley reads "Love," by William Maxwell.
Hisham Matar Reads Jorge Luis Borges

39:35 | Dec 4th, 2012

Hisham Matar reads "Shakespeare's Memory," by Jorge Luis Borges.
David Sedaris Reads Miranda July

31:11 | Nov 2nd, 2012

David Sedaris reads "Roy Spivey," by Miranda July.
Sherman Alexie Reads Jessamyn West

47:11 | Oct 5th, 2012

Sherman Alexie reads "The Lesson," by Jessamyn West.
Tessa Hadley Reads Nadine Gordimer

52:19 | Sep 6th, 2012

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 ma...Show More
Maile Meloy Reads Laurie Colwin

22:21 | Aug 2nd, 2012

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 ...Show More
James Salter Reads Reynolds Price

43:53 | Jun 30th, 2012

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 Col...Show More
Dave Eggers Reads Roddy Doyle

49:55 | Jun 2nd, 2012

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 Egg...Show More
Matthew Klam Reads Charles D’Ambrosio

1:01:57 | May 2nd, 2012

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 colle...Show More
Colm Toibin Reads Sylvia Townsend Warner

45:17 | Mar 17th, 2012

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 ...Show More
Nicole Krauss Reads Bruno Schulz

30:01 | Feb 18th, 2012

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 o...Show More
Thomas Beller Reads Niccolo Tucci

36:20 | Jan 19th, 2012

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 "...Show More
Tea Obreht Reads Stephanie Vaughn

44:54 | Dec 16th, 2011

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 "Swee...Show More
Said Sayrafiezadeh Reads Thomas Beller

42:09 | Nov 19th, 2011

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 a...Show More
Colum McCann Reads Benedict Kiely

58:54 | Oct 19th, 2011

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 ...Show More
Ben Marcus Reads Kazuo Ishiguro

39:35 | Sep 22nd, 2011

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 Fla...Show More
Salman Rushdie Reads Donald Barthelme

24:56 | Aug 20th, 2011

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 ...Show More
ZZ Packer Reads Stuart Dybek

47:06 | Jul 16th, 2011

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 St...Show More
Lauren Groff Reads Alice Munro

46:59 | Jun 22nd, 2011

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

29:16 | May 21st, 2011

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."
Sam Lipsyte Reads Thomas McGuane

32:19 | Apr 21st, 2011

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."
Daniel Alarcon Reads Roberto Bolano

30:50 | Mar 19th, 2011

Daniel Alarcon reads Roberto Bolano's "Gomez Palacio."
Anne Enright Reads John Cheever

42:42 | Feb 17th, 2011

Anne Enright reads John Cheever's "The Swimmer."
Hilton Als Reads James McCourt

43:01 | Jan 21st, 2011

Hilton Als reads James McCourt's "Kaye Wayfaring in 'Avenged'"
Cynthia Ozick Reads Steven Millhauser

36:19 | Dec 18th, 2010

Cynthia Ozick reads Steven Millhauser's "In the Reign of Harad IV."
Jennifer Egan Reads Lore Segal

44:34 | Nov 19th, 2010

Jennifer Egan reads Lore Segal's "The Reverse Bug."
David Means Reads Raymond Carver

25:50 | Oct 15th, 2010

David Means reads Raymond Carver's "Chef's House."
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Reads Jamaica Kincaid

28:03 | Sep 11th, 2010

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie reads Jamaica Kincaid's "Figures in the Distance."
Chris Adrian Reads Donald Barthelme

28:09 | Aug 13th, 2010

Chris Adrian reads Donald Barthelme's "The Indian Uprising."
Salvatore Scibona Reads Denis Johnson

36:56 | Jul 13th, 2010

Salvatore Scibona reads Denis Johnson's "Two Men."
Rivka Galchen Reads Leonard Michaels

40:30 | Jun 5th, 2010

Rivka Galchen reads Leonard Michaels's "Cryptology."
Monica Ali Reads Joshua Ferris

46:16 | May 14th, 2010

Monica Ali reads Joshua Ferris's "The Dinner Party."
Chang-Rae Lee Reads Don DeLillo

34:10 | Apr 13th, 2010

Chang-Rae Lee reads Don DeLillo's "Baader-Meinhof."
Lorrie Moore Reads Julie Hayden

50:14 | Mar 20th, 2010

Lorrie Moore reads Julie Hayden's "Day-Old Baby Rats."
Julian Barnes Reads Frank O’Connor

34:12 | Feb 12th, 2010

Julian Barnes reads Frank O'Connor's "The Man of the World."
Karen Russell Reads Carson McCullers

25:51 | Jan 15th, 2010

Karen Russell reads Carson McCullers's "The Jockey."
Junot Diaz Reads Edwidge Danticat

37:52 | Dec 15th, 2009

Junot Diaz reads Edwidge Danticat's "Water Child."
Yiyun Li Reads John McGahern

38:53 | Nov 12th, 2009

Yiyun Li reads John McGahern's "The Wine Breath."
Orhan Pamuk Reads Vladimir Nabokov

35:50 | Oct 14th, 2009

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

33:01 | Sep 12th, 2009

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

22:13 | Aug 11th, 2009

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

35:11 | Jul 8th, 2009

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

26:26 | Jun 2nd, 2009

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

38:33 | May 9th, 2009

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

31:23 | Apr 10th, 2009

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

21:48 | Mar 9th, 2009

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.
Roger Angell Reads John Updike

35:49 | Feb 12th, 2009

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

33:39 | Jan 10th, 2009

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

30:59 | Dec 12th, 2008

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.
Gary Shteyngart Reads Andrea Lee

33:33 | Oct 9th, 2008

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

40:35 | Sep 12th, 2008

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

24:34 | Aug 8th, 2008

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

27:39 | Jul 10th, 2008

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

27:21 | Jun 2nd, 2008

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

36:40 | May 6th, 2008

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.
Louise Erdrich Reads Lorrie Moore

31:05 | Apr 9th, 2008

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

18:54 | Mar 3rd, 2008

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

19:12 | Feb 11th, 2008

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

19:21 | Jan 7th, 2008

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

37:34 | Dec 11th, 2007

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

32:54 | Nov 5th, 2007

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

21:56 | Oct 8th, 2007

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.
Nell Freudenberger Discusses Grace Paley

33:39 | Sep 10th, 2007

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 Oct...Show More
George Saunders Reads Isaac Babel

23:13 | Aug 6th, 2007

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

17:49 | Jul 9th, 2007

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.
Richard Ford Reads John Cheever

11:55 | May 4th, 2007

Richard Ford reads "Reunion" by John Cheever.