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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.

    Tommy Orange Reads Louise Erdrich

    Tommy Orange Reads Louise Erdrich

    Tommy Orange joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “The Years of My Birth,” by Louise Erdrich, which appeared in a 2011 issue of the magazine. Orange’s first novel, “There There,” was published in 2018 and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

    • 51 min
    Allegra Goodman Reads Eudora Welty

    Allegra Goodman Reads Eudora Welty

    Allegra Goodman joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “No Place for You My Love,” by Eudora Welty, which appeared in a 1952 issue of the magazine. Goodman’s books include “The Family Markowitz” and “The Chalk Artist.” 

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Bryan Washington Reads Haruki Murakami

    Bryan Washington Reads Haruki Murakami

    Bryan Washington joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “U.F.O. in Kushiro,” by Haruki Murakami, which first appeared in a 2001 issue of the magazine and was then republished in 2011, after an earthquake and tsunami devastated northern Japan. Washington’s début story collection, “Lot,” was published last year, and his first novel, “Memorial,” will come out in October. 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Kristen Roupenian Reads Shirley Jackson

    Kristen Roupenian Reads Shirley Jackson

    Kristen Roupenian joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Afternoon in Linen,” by Shirley Jackson, which appeared in a 1943 issue of the magazine. Roupenian’s début story collection, “You Know You Want This,” was published last year, and was just released in paperback under the title “Cat Person and Other Stories.” 

    • 42 min
    Deborah Treisman Reads David Foster Wallace

    Deborah Treisman Reads David Foster Wallace

    Deborah Treisman reads and discusses “Good People,” by David Foster Wallace, which appeared in a 2007 issue of the magazine. David Foster Wallace, who died in 2008, was the author of three short-story collections and three novels, including “Infinite Jest,” and “The Pale King,” which was published posthumously, in 2011, and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. 

    • 34 min
    Greg Jackson Reads Ann Beattie

    Greg Jackson Reads Ann Beattie

    Greg Jackson joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Where You’ll Find Me,” by Ann Beattie, which appeared in a 1986 issue of the magazine. Jackson is the author of “Prodigals,” a story collection published in 2016, for which he won the Bard Fiction Prize and the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Award. 

    • 59 min

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