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...

Colin Barrett Reads Joy Williams Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500

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

Keywords: fiction,new,yorker,wnyc,literature
Duration: 49:38 Download file
David Sedaris Reads Wells Tower Tue, 02 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500
David Sedaris joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Leopard," by Wells Tower from a 2008 issue of the magazine.

 

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Duration: 54:07 Download file
Fiction Podcast Bonus: David Sedaris Reads Miranda July Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500

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.

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Duration: 32:10 Download file
Sarah Shun-lien Bynum Reads Yiyun Li Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500

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

Keywords: fiction,new,yorker,wnyc,literature
Duration: 70:58 Download file
Lauren Groff Reads Shirley Hazzard Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400

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

 

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Duration: 54:20 Download file
Matthew Klam Reads John Updike Mon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400

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

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Duration: 59:49 Download file
Curtis Sittenfeld Reads Tessa Hadley Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400

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

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Duration: 59:53 Download file
Akhil Sharma Reads Jeffrey Eugenides Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400

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

Keywords: fiction,new,yorker,wnyc,literature
Duration: 56:06 Download file
Gabe Hudson Reads Robert Coover Mon, 03 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400

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

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Duration: 29:01 Download file
Colm Tóibín Reads Mary Lavin Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400

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.

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Duration: 71:51 Download file
Rachel Kushner Reads Thom Jones Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400

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

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Duration: 70:23 Download file
Salman Rushdie Reads Italo Calvino Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Salman Rushdie joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Italo Calvino’s “Love Far From Home,” from a 1995 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 43:30 Download file
Mary Gaitskill Reads John Cheever Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Mary Gaitskill joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss John Cheever’s “The Five-Forty-Eight,” from a 1954 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 60:55 Download file
Junot Díaz Reads Edwidge Danticat Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Junot Díaz joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Edwidge Danticat’s “Seven,” from a 2001 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 55:52 Download file
Richard Powers Reads Steven Millhauser Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500

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

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Duration: 57:51 Download file