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...

Sam Lipsyte Reads “About Jessie Mae” by James PurdySat, 01 Aug 2015 10:00:02 +0000
Sam Lipsyte joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss James Purdy’s “About Jessie Mae,” from a 1957 issue of the magazine.
Keywords: James Purdy, fiction, Bavarian Cookies
Duration: 00:30:10 Download file
Yiyun Li Reads Patricia HighsmithWed, 01 Jul 2015 10:00:36 +0000
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.
Keywords: Patricia Highsmith, books, stories
Duration: 00:46:35 Download file
Michael Cunningham reads “Dumbness Is Everything” by Harold BrodkeyMon, 01 Jun 2015 20:15:00 +0000
Michael Cunningham joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Harold Brodkey’s “Dumbness Is Everything,” from a 1996 issue of the magazine.
Keywords: Michael Cunningham, Harold Brodkey, Fiction, The New Yorker
Duration: 1:17:22 Download file
Joshua Ferris Reads Robert CooverFri, 01 May 2015 20:09:38 +0000
Joshua Ferris joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Robert Coover’s “Going for a Beer,” from a 2011 issue of the magazine.
Keywords: book, storytelling
Duration: 00:24:39 Download file
Thomas McGuane Reads David MeansThu, 02 Apr 2015 01:56:00 +0000
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: 00:39:05 Download file
Etgar Keret Reads Donald BarthelmeTue, 03 Mar 2015 02:19:59 +0000
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: 00:30:52 Download file
Antonya Nelson Reads Tom DruryTue, 03 Feb 2015 00:29:15 +0000
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: 00:53:34 Download file
Joseph O’Neill Reads Muriel SparkWed, 31 Dec 2014 21:08:20 +0000
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: 00:48:24 Download file
Aleksandar Hemon Reads Vladimir NabokovMon, 01 Dec 2014 20:46:05 +0000
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: 00:54:47 Download file
David Gilbert Reads Steven PolanskyTue, 04 Nov 2014 19:38:16 +0000
David Gilbert joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Steven Polansky’s “Leg,” from a 1994 issue of the magazine.
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Duration: 00:51:25 Download file
George Saunders Reads Grace Paley and Barry HannahWed, 01 Oct 2014 21:10:21 +0000
George Saunders joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Grace Paley’s “Love,” from a 1979 issue of the magazine, and Barry Hannah’s “The Wretched Seventies,” from a 1996 issue.
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Duration: 00:38:09 Download file
Akhil Sharma Reads Tobias WolffTue, 30 Sep 2014 02:04:41 +0000
Akhil Sharma joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Tobias Wolff’s “The Night In Question,” from a 1996 issue of the magazine.
Keywords: Akhil Sharma, Tobias Wolff
Duration: 00:37:10 Download file
Joyce Carol Oates Reads Cynthia OzickTue, 30 Sep 2014 02:04:32 +0000
Joyce Carol Oates joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Cynthia Ozick’s “The Shawl,” from a 1980 issue of the magazine.
Keywords: Joyce Carol Oates, Cynthia Ozick
Duration: 00:27:48 Download file
Miranda July Reads Janet FrameTue, 30 Sep 2014 02:04:19 +0000
Miranda July joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Janet Frame’s “Prizes,” from a 1962 issue of the magazine.
Keywords: Miranda July, Janet Frame
Duration: 00:31:28 Download file
Rebecca Curtis Reads Leonard MichaelsTue, 30 Sep 2014 02:04:09 +0000
Rebecca Curtis joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Leonard Michaels’s “The Penultimate Conjecture,” from a 1999 issue of the magazine.
Keywords: Rebecca Curtis, Leonard Michaels
Duration: 00:42:19 Download file