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...

Dana Spiotta Reads Joy Williams Mon, 02 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400

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

Keywords: fiction,new,yorker,wnyc,literature
Duration: 39:26 Download file
Anne Enright Reads Frank O'Connor Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400

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

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Duration: 47:48 Download file
EXTRA - Introducing The Author’s Voice: New Fiction from The New Yorker Tue, 15 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400

Beginning March 21, you’ll be able to hear the stories that appear in The New Yorker, read by their authors, on our new podcast, The Author’s Voice: New Fiction from The New Yorker. For this special, one-time preview episode of the podcast, we’ve put together an anthology of recent readings. First, you’ll hear Michael Cunningham reading his updated fairy tale “Little Man”; next will be Zadie Smith reading her story “Escape from New York”; and, finally, Tom Hanks reading his fiction piece “Alan Bean Plus Four.” If you like what you hear, don’t forget to subscribe to The Author’s Voice on your podcast app. Next week’s episode will feature Ian McEwan reading his latest story. We’ll be back here next month with a new episode of The New Yorker Fiction Podcast. 

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Duration: 81:49 Download file
Jonathan Franzen Reads David Means Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Jonathan Franzen joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss David Means's "The Spot," from a 2006 issue of the magazine.

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Duration: 48:55 Download file
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.

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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.

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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: 22:57 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