New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.
Thomas McGuane Reads “Take Half, Leave Half”
Thomas McGuane reads his story “Take Half, Leave Half,” which appeared in the October 10, 2022, issue of the magazine. McGuane has published more than a dozen books of fiction, including the story collections “Gallatin Canyon,” “Crow Fair,” and “Cloudbursts: Collected and New Stories,” which came out in 2018.
Nicole Krauss Reads “Shelter”
Nicole Krauss reads her story “Shelter,” which appeared in the October 3, 2022, issue of the magazine. Kruass is the author of four novels, including “The History of Love,” and “Forest Dark.” Her story collection, “To Be a Man,” was published in 2020 and won the Wingate Literary Prize.
Caleb Crain Reads “Easter”
Caleb Crain reads his story “Easter,” from the September 26, 2022, issue of the magazine. Crain is the author of one book of nonfiction and two novels, “Necessary Errors” and “Overthrow,” which was published in 2019 and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award.
Ben Okri Reads “The Secret Source”
Ben Okri reads his story “The Secret Source,” from the September 19, 2022, issue of the magazine. Okri is the author of eleven novels, including “The Famished Road,” which won the Booker Prize in 1991, and “The Freedom Artist,” which came out in 2019. His poetry collection “A Fire in My Head: Poems for the Dawn” was published last year.
Joan Silber Reads “Evolution”
Joan Silber reads her story “Evolution,” from the September 12, 2022, issue of the magazine. Silber is the author of nine books of fiction, including, most recently, “Secrets of Happiness” and “Improvement,” for which she won the pen/Faulkner Award in 2018.
Ben Lerner Reads “Café Loup”
Ben Lerner reads his story “Café Loup,” from the September 5, 2022, issue of the magazine. Lerner is the author of the novels “Leaving the Atocha Station,” “10:04,” and “The Topeka School,” which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2020. He was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 2015.
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Caleb Crain episode
Like most potheads, he thinks he is very creative and profound, but……