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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

    Jamil Jan Kochai Reads “Occupational Hazards”

    Jamil Jan Kochai Reads “Occupational Hazards”

    Jamil Jan Kochai reads his story “Occupational Hazards,” from the May 23, 2022, issue of the magazine. Kochai’s first novel, “99 Nights in Logar,” was published in 2019 and was a finalist for the pen/Hemingway Award. His story collection, “The Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other Stories,” will come out in July.

    • 32 min
    Mohsin Hamid Reads “The Face in the Mirror”

    Mohsin Hamid Reads “The Face in the Mirror”

    Mohsin Hamid reads his story “The Face in the Mirror,” from the May 16th, 2022, issue of the magazine. Hamid is the author of four novels, including “How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia” and “Exit West,” a winner of the L.A. Times Book Prize. A new novel, “The Last White Man,” from which this story was adapted, will be published in August

    • 39 min
    Saïd Sayrafiezadeh Reads “Nondisclosure Agreement”

    Saïd Sayrafiezadeh Reads “Nondisclosure Agreement”

    Saïd Sayrafiezadeh reads his story “Nondisclosure Agreement,” from the May 9th, 2022, issue of the magazine. Sayrafiezadeh is the author of the story collections “Brief Encounters with the Enemy,” which was a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for début fiction in 2014, and “American Estrangement,” which was published last year.

    • 34 min
    Elif Batuman Reads “The Repugnant Conclusion”

    Elif Batuman Reads “The Repugnant Conclusion”

    Elif Batuman reads her story “The Repugnant Conclusion,” from the April 25 & May 2, 2022, issue of the magazine. Batuman is the author of “The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them” and the novel “The Idiot,” which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. “The Repugnant Conclusion” was adapted from her second novel, “Either/Or,” which will be published in May. 

    • 50 min
    Sheila Heti Reads “Just a Little Fever”

    Sheila Heti Reads “Just a Little Fever”

    Sheila Heti reads her story “Just a Little Fever,” from the April 18, 2022, issue of the magazine. Heti is a Canadian writer, whose books of fiction and nonfiction include the novels “How Should a Person Be,” “Motherhood,” which was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and “Pure Colour,” which was published earlier this year.

    • 28 min
    Kevin Barry Reads “The Pub with No Beer”

    Kevin Barry Reads “The Pub with No Beer”

    Kevin Barry reads his story “The Pub with No Beer,” from the April 11, 2022, issue of the magazine. Barry is the author of six books of fiction, including the novel “City of Bohane,” for  which he won the International Dublin Literary Award, and, most recently, the story collection “That Old Country Music,” which was published in 2020.

    • 26 min

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