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A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman. Produced by The New Yorker and WNYC Studios.

A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman. Produced by The New Yorker and WNYC Studios.
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A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman. Produced by The New Yorker and WNYC Studios.

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English


Episodes

Roddy Doyle Reads Lorrie Moore

10/1/2018
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Roddy Doyle joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Community Life," by Lorrie Moore, from a 1991 issue of the magazine. Doyle is the author of two story collections - "The Deportees and Other Stories" and "Bullfighting" - as well as eleven novels for adults, including "Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha," which won the Booker Prize in 1993, and eight children's books. His most recent novel, "Smile," was published in 2017.

Duration:01:10:12

Tessa Hadley Reads John Updike

9/3/2018
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Tessa Hadley joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "New York Girl," by John Updike, from a 1996 issue of the magazine. Hadley is the author of nine books of fiction, including the story collection "Bad Dreams and Other Stories," which was published last year. She won the Windham-Campbell Prize for fiction in 2016 and has been publishing in The New Yorker since 2002.

Duration:01:09:18

Kate Walbert Reads Stuart Dybek

8/1/2018
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Kate Walbert joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Pet Milk,” by Stuart Dybek, from a 1984 issue of the magazine.

Duration:00:40:31

T. Coraghessan Boyle Reads "I Walk Between the Raindrops"

7/24/2018
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T. Coraghessan Boyle reads his short story from the July 30, 2018, issue of the magazine. Boyle is the author of more than two dozen books of fiction, including the novels "The Terranauts" and "The Harder They Come." A new novel, "Outside Looking In," will be published next year.

Duration:00:38:04

Ottessa Moshfegh Reads Sheila Heti

7/2/2018
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Ottessa Moshfegh joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "My Life Is a Joke," by Sheila Heti, from a 2015 issue of the magazine.

Duration:00:45:32

A. M. Homes Reads Margaret Atwood

6/1/2018
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A.M. Homes joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Stone Mattress,” by Margaret Atwood, from a 2011 issue of the magazine.

Duration:01:08:57

Hari Kunzru Reads Robert Coover

5/1/2018
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Hari Kunzru reads and discusses “The Colonel's Daughter,” by Robert Coover, from a 2013 issue of The New Yorker.

Duration:01:05:03

Mohsin Hamid Reads Jorge Luis Borges

4/2/2018
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Mohsin Hamid joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “The Book of Sand,” by Jorge Luis Borges, from a 1976 issue of the magazine.

Duration:00:47:58

Lorrie Moore Reads Antonya Nelson

3/2/2018
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Lorrie Moore joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Naked Ladies," by Antonya Nelson, from a 1992 issue of the magazine.

Duration:01:09:38

Colin Barrett Reads Joy Williams

2/2/2018
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Colin Barrett joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Stuff" by Joy Williams, from a 2016 issue of the magazine.

Duration:00:49:38

David Sedaris Reads Wells Tower

1/2/2018
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David Sedaris joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Leopard," by Wells Tower from a 2008 issue of the magazine.

Duration:00:54:07

Fiction Podcast Bonus: David Sedaris Reads Miranda July

12/22/2017
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Last month, in honor of the tenth anniversary of the Fiction Podcast, we asked you to vote for your favorite episode from our first ten years. The winner was an episode from 2012, in which David Sedaris read and discussed "Roy Spivey," by Miranda July. This is a re-release of that podcast.

Duration:00:32:09

Sarah Shun-lien Bynum Reads Yiyun Li

12/1/2017
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Sarah Shun-lien Bynum joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Extra,” by Yiyun Li from a 2003 issue of the magazine.

Duration:01:10:57

Lauren Groff Reads Shirley Hazzard

11/1/2017
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Lauren Groff joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Shirley Hazzard’s “In These Islands,” from a 1990 issue of the magazine.

Duration:00:54:19

Matthew Klam Reads John Updike

10/2/2017
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Matthew Klam joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss John Updike’s “Twin Beds in Rome,” from a 1964 issue of the magazine.

Duration:00:59:49

Curtis Sittenfeld Reads Tessa Hadley

9/1/2017
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Curtis Sittenfeld joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Tessa Hadley’s “The Surrogate,” from a 2003 issue of the magazine.

Duration:00:59:53

Akhil Sharma Reads Jeffrey Eugenides

8/1/2017
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Akhil Sharma joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Jeffrey Eugenides’s “Baster,” from a 1996 issue of the magazine.

Duration:00:56:05

Gabe Hudson Reads Robert Coover

7/3/2017
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Gabe Hudson joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Robert Coover’s “The Frog Prince,” from a 2014 issue of the magazine.

Duration:00:29:00

Colm Tóibín Reads Mary Lavin

6/1/2017
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Colm Tóibín joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Mary Lavin’s “In The Middle of The Fields,” from a 1961 issue of the magazine.

Duration:01:11:51

Rachel Kushner Reads Thom Jones

5/1/2017
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Rachel Kushner joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Thom Jones’s “The Black Lights,” from a 1992 issue of the magazine.

Duration:01:10:22