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

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

    André Alexis Reads Italo Calvino

    André Alexis Reads Italo Calvino

    André Alexis joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Waiting for Death in a Hotel,” by Italo Calvino, translated, from the Italian, by Martin McLaughlin, which was published in The New Yorker in 2006. Alexis’s novels include “Childhood,” “Days by Moonlight,” and “Fifteen Dogs,” which won the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2015.

    2022 © Italo Calvino, performed with permission of The Wylie Agency LLC.

    • 51 min
    Akhil Sharma Reads Joyce Carol Oates

    Akhil Sharma Reads Joyce Carol Oates

    Akhil Sharma joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Zombie,” by Joyce Carol Oates, which was published in The New Yorker in 1994. Sharma is the author of the novels “Family Life” and “An Obedient Father,” which will be reissued in a revised version this month.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Rachel Kushner Reads Edna O’Brien

    Rachel Kushner Reads Edna O’Brien

    Rachel Kushner joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Come Into the Drawing Room, Doris,” by Edna O’Brien, which was published in The New Yorker in 1962. Kushner is the author of three novels and most recently the essay collection “The Hard Crowd,” which was published last year.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Camille Bordas Reads Saul Bellow

    Camille Bordas Reads Saul Bellow

    Camille Bordas joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “A Father-to-Be,” by Saul Bellow, which was published in The New Yorker in 1955. Bordas’s novel “How to Behave in a Crowd,” was published in 2017

    • 53 min
    Sherman Alexie Reads Raymond Carver

    Sherman Alexie Reads Raymond Carver

    Sherman Alexie joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Where I’m Calling From,” by Raymond Carver, which was published in The New Yorker in 1982. Alexie is the author of nineteen books of fiction and poetry, including “Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories” and the novel “Flight.”

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Gish Jen Reads Grace Paley

    Gish Jen Reads Grace Paley

    Gish Jen joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Friends,” by Grace Paley, which was published in The New Yorker in 1979. Jen is the author of nine books, including the novel “The Resisters” and the story collection “Thank you, Mr. Nixon,” which was published in February.

    • 59 min

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447 Ratings

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