Spotlight on Fiction: MSU Libraries(Podcasts from The New Yorker)

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A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman...

Kevin Barry Reads Brian Friel Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Kevin Barry joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Brian Friel's "The Saucer of Larks," from a 1960 issue of the magazine.

Keywords: fiction,new,yorker,wnyc,literature
Duration: 43:05 Download file
Rivka Galchen Read Isaac Bashevis Singer Mon, 04 Jan 2016 06:01:11 -0500

Rivka Galchen joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Isaac Bashevis Singer's "The Cafeteria," from a 1968 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 62:35 Download file
Andrew O'Hagan Reads Edna O'Brien Tue, 01 Dec 2015 15:41:10 -0500

Andrew O'Hagan joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Edna O'Brien's "The Widow," from a 1989 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 55:07 Download file
Lydia Davis Reads Robert Gorham Davis Mon, 02 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500

Lydia Davis joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Robert Gorham Davis's “Then We’ll Set it Right,” from a 1943 issue of the magazine. 

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Duration: 44:52 Download file
Allan Gurganus Reads Grace Paley Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:01:49 -0400

Allan Gurganus joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Grace Paley’s “My Father Addresses Me on the Facts of Old Age,” from a 2002 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 44:47 Download file
Lionel Shriver Reads T. C. Boyle Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:31 -0400

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

Keywords: fiction,new,yorker,wnyc,literature
Duration: 49:12 Download file
Sam Lipsyte Reads James Purdy Sat, 01 Aug 2015 06:00:02 -0400

Sam Lipsyte joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss James Purdy’s “About Jessie Mae,” from a 1957 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 30:09 Download file
Yiyun Li Reads Patricia Highsmith Wed, 01 Jul 2015 06:00:36 -0400

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

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Duration: 45:33 Download file
Michael Cunningham Reads Harold Brodkey Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:15:00 -0400

Michael Cunningham joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Harold Brodkey’s “Dumbness Is Everything,” from a 1996 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 75:43 Download file
Joshua Ferris Reads Robert Coover Fri, 01 May 2015 16:09:38 -0400

Joshua Ferris joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Robert Coover’s “Going for a Beer,” from a 2011 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 22:13 Download file
Thomas McGuane Reads David Means Wed, 01 Apr 2015 21:56:00 -0400

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

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Duration: 39:01 Download file
Etgar Keret Reads Donald Barthelme Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:19:59 -0500

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

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Duration: 29:46 Download file
Antonya Nelson Reads Tom Drury Mon, 02 Feb 2015 19:29:15 -0500

Antonya Nelson joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Tom Drury’s “Accident at the Sugar Beet,” from a 1992 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 51:47 Download file
Joseph O’Neill Reads Muriel Spark Wed, 31 Dec 2014 16:08:20 -0500

Joseph O’Neill joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Muriel Spark’s “The Ormolu Clock,” from a 1960 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 47:33 Download file
Aleksandar Hemon Reads Vladimir Nabokov Mon, 01 Dec 2014 15:46:05 -0500

Aleksandar Hemon joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Vladimir Nabokov’s “Pnin,” from a 1953 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 54:19 Download file