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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.

    Susan Choi Reads Jennifer Egan

    Susan Choi Reads Jennifer Egan

    Susan Choi joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Found Objects,” by Jennifer Egan, which was published in The New Yorker in 2007. Choi is the author of five novels, including “My Education” and “Trust Exercise,” which won the National Book Award in 2019.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ben Okri Reads Franz Kafka

    Ben Okri Reads Franz Kafka

    Ben Okri joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “The Rescue Will Begin in Its Own Time,” four short fiction pieces by Franz Kafka, translated from the German by Michael Hofmann, which were published in The New Yorker in June of 2020. Okri is the author of two dozen books of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, including the novels “The Famished Road,” which won the Booker Prize in 1991, and “The Freedom Artist,” which was published in 2019.

    • 46 min
    Téa Obreht Reads Thomas McGuane

    Téa Obreht Reads Thomas McGuane

    Téa Obreht joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Gallatin Canyon,” by Thomas McGuane, which appeared in a 2003 issue of the magazine. Obreht is the author of two novels, “The Tiger's Wife” and “Inland.”

    • 57 min
    Weike Wang Reads Lara Vapnyar

    Weike Wang Reads Lara Vapnyar

    Weike Wang joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Katania,” by Lara Vapnyar, which appeared in a 2013 issue of the magazine. Wang's first novel, “Chemistry,” won the PEN/Hemingway Award in 2018.

    • 1 hr
    Douglas Stuart Reads Kevin Barry

    Douglas Stuart Reads Kevin Barry

    Douglas Stuart joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Fjord of Killary,” by Kevin Barry, which appeared in a 2010 issue of the magazine. Stuart’s first novel, “Shuggie Bain,” won the Booker Prize in 2020.

    • 54 min
    Hisham Matar Reads Colm Tóibín

    Hisham Matar Reads Colm Tóibín

    Hisham Matar joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “One Minus One,” by Colm Tóibín, which appeared in a 2007 issue of the magazine. Matar’s most recent book, the memoir “A Month in Siena,” came out last year.

    • 1 hr 8 min

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New Yorker Fiction Podcast

Outstanding opportunity to hear an author read
a short story they have chosen from The New Yorker archives and to hear an intimate discussion about the story between the guest author and the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman. I love this Podcast.😊

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