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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.

    David Bezmozgis Reads Sarah Shun-lien Bynum

    David Bezmozgis Reads Sarah Shun-lien Bynum

    David Bezmozgis joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Likes,” by Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, which was published in The New Yorker in 2017. Bezmozgis is a filmmaker and writer. He has published two story collections and two novels, “The Free World,” which was a finalist for the Governor General's Award and the Giller Prize, and “The Betrayers,” which won the National Jewish Book Award. He was also chosen as one of The New Yorker's 20 Under 40 in 2010.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Greg Jackson Reads Jennifer Egan

    Greg Jackson Reads Jennifer Egan

    Greg Jackson joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Safari,” by Jennifer Egan, which was published in The New Yorker in 2010. Jackson has published a story collection, “Prodigals,” and a novel “The Dimension of a Cave,” which was one of The New Yorker's Best Books of 2023. He has been publishing in the magazine since 2014.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Sterling HolyWhiteMountain Reads Roberto Bolaño

    Sterling HolyWhiteMountain Reads Roberto Bolaño

    Sterling HolyWhiteMountain joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Labyrinth,” by Roberto Bolaño, translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews, which was published in The New Yorker in 2012. HolyWhiteMountain is a Jones Lecturer at Stanford, and grew up on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Rivka Galchen Reads Aleksandar Hemon

    Rivka Galchen Reads Aleksandar Hemon

    The author joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss the story “The Bees, Part 1,” which was published in a 2002 issue of The New Yorker.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Teju Cole Reads Anne Carson

    Teju Cole Reads Anne Carson

    The author joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss the story “1=1,” which was published in a 2016 issue of The New Yorker.

    • 52 min
    Margaret Atwood Reads Mavis Gallant, Live

    Margaret Atwood Reads Mavis Gallant, Live

    The author joins Deborah Treisman live at the Hot Docs podcast festival to read and discuss the story “Varieties of Exile,” which was published in a 1976 issue of The New Yorker.

    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
3K Ratings

3K Ratings

Sebastian Bonner ,

Like listening in on a fiction writing master class.

The host is the New Yorker’s fiction editor whose interviews are superb. I’ve been introduced to some wonderful authors, both the story writers and the readers (who are also published authors).

Bilas Peles ,

Great stories

Great modern short stories read by speakers followed by interesting discussion. What a delight!

SanAnton Rose ,

Escape

A lovely diversion & levity en mi vida loca.

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