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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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New York, NY

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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

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: 00:53:59


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: 00:33:24


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: 01:11:53


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: 00:54:49


Joseph O’Neill Reads “The Sinking of The Houston”

10/24/2017
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Joseph O’Neill reads his story from the October 30, 2017, issue of the magazine. O’Neill has published four novels, including “Netherland,” which won the PEN/Faulkner award in 2009, and “The Dog” which came out in 2014.

Duration: 00:29:21


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: 01:01:28


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: 00:57:08


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: 00:29:56


Richard Powers Reads Steven Millhauser

1/3/2017
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Richard Powers joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Steven Millhauser’s “A Visit,” from a 1997 issue of the magazine.

Duration: 00:58:25


David Means Reads Sherman Alexie

12/1/2016
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David Means joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Sherman Alexie’s “The Toughest Indian in the World,” from a 1999 issue of the magazine.

Duration: 00:34:25


Ben Marcus Reads Mary Gaitskill

11/1/2016
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Ben Marcus joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Mary Gaitskill’s “A Dream of Men,” from a 1998 issue of the magazine.

Duration: 00:56:24


Karen Russell Reads Mavis Gallant

10/3/2016
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Karen Russell joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Mavis Gallant’s “From the Fifteenth District,” from a 1978 issue of the magazine.

Duration: 00:38:12


Annie Proulx Reads J. F. Powers

9/1/2016
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Annie Proulx joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss J. F. Powers’s “A Losing Game,” from a 1955 issue of the magazine.

Duration: 00:49:55


Dana Spiotta Reads Joy Williams

5/2/2016
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Dana Spiotta joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Joy Williams’s “Chicken Hill,” from a 2015 issue of the magazine.

Duration: 00:41:16


Anne Enright Reads Frank O'Connor

4/1/2016
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Anne Enright joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Frank O'Connor's "The Masculine Principle," from a 1950 issue of the magazine.

Duration: 00:48:55


Lionel Shriver Reads T. C. Boyle

9/1/2015
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Lionel Shriver joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss T. C. Boyle’s “Chicxulub,” from a 2004 issue of the magazine.

Yiyun Li Reads Patricia Highsmith

7/1/2015
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Yiyun Lijoins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Patricia Highsmith’s “The Trouble with Mrs. Blynn, the Trouble with the World,” from a 2002issue of the magazine.

Thomas McGuane Reads David Means

4/1/2015
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Thomas McGuane joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss David Means’s “The Tree Line, Kansas, 1934,” from a 2010 issue of the magazine.

Etgar Keret Reads Donald Barthelme

3/2/2015
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Etgar Keret joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Donald Barthelme’s “Chablis,” from a 1983 issue of the magazine.
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