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New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.

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Episodes

Clare Sestanovich Reads “Old Hope”

12/3/2019
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Clare Sestanovich reads her story from the December 9, 2019, issue of the magazine. Sestanovich is working on her first collection of stories. She is a member of The New Yorker’s editorial staff. This is her first story in the magazine.

Duration:00:26:21

Roddy Doyle Reads “The Curfew”

11/26/2019
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Roddy Doyle reads his story from the December 2, 2019, issue of the magazine. Doyle is the author of twelve novels, including the Man Booker Prize-winning “Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha” and “The Dead Republic.” His most recent novel, “Charlie Savage,” came out earlier this year.

Duration:00:25:01

Weike Wang Reads “The Trip”

11/12/2019
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Weike Wang reads her story from the November 18, 2019, issue of the magazine. Wang’s first novel, “Chemistry,” which won the PEN/Hemingway Award, was published in 2017, and she was named one of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 the same year.

Duration:00:30:19

Joseph O’Neill Reads “The Flier”

11/5/2019
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Joseph O’Neill reads his story from the November 11, 2019, issue of the magazine. O’Neil is the author of four novels, including “Netherland,” which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in 2009, and “The Dog.” His first story collection, “Good Trouble,” was published last year.

Duration:00:42:39

Tiphanie Yanique Reads “God’s Caravan”

10/29/2019
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Tiphanie Yanique reads her story from the November 4, 2019, issue of the magazine. Yanique is the author of “How to Escape from a Leper Colony: a Novella and Stories” and the novel “Land of Love and Drowning,” which won the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize in 2014.

Duration:00:49:10

Tessa Hadley Reads “The Bunty Club”

10/22/2019
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Tessa Hadley reads “The Bunty Club,” her story from the October 28, 2019, issue of the magazine. Hadley has published ten books of fiction, including the story collections “Married Love” and “Bad Dreams and Other Stories,” and the novel “Late in the Day,” which was published earlier this year.

Duration:00:44:21

David Means Reads “Are You Experienced?”

10/15/2019
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David Means reads his story “Are You Experienced?” from the October 21, 2019, issue of the magazine. Means is the author of the novel “Hystopia” and five story collections, including “The Spot” and “Instructions for a Funeral,” which was published earlier this year.

Duration:00:22:30

Joyce Carol Oates Reads “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”

10/8/2019
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Joyce Carol Oates reads “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” her story from the October 14, 2019, issue of the magazine. Oates is the author of more than sixty books of fiction, including the novels “The Gravedigger’s Daughter” and “A Book of American Martyrs,” and the story collection “Dear Husband.”

Duration:00:45:50

Rion Amilcar Scott Reads “Shape-ups at Delilah’s”

10/1/2019
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Rion Amilcar Scott reads his story “Shape-ups at Delilah’s,” from the October 7, 2019, issue of the magazine. Scott is the author of two story collections, “Insurrections,” which was awarded the 2017 PEN/Bingham Prize for Début Fiction, and “The World Doesn’t Require You,” which was published earlier this year.

Duration:00:45:44

Joy Williams Reads "The Fellow"

9/24/2019
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Joy Williams reads her story from the September 30, 2019, issue of the magazine. Williams is the author of four novels and five story collections, including "Honored Guest" and "99 Stories of God." Her most recent book, "The Visiting Privilege: New and Collected Stories," was published in 2015.

Duration:00:15:07

Thomas McGuane Reads "Wide Spot"

9/17/2019
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Thomas McGuane reads his story from the September 23, 2019, issue of the magazine. McGuane has published fourteen books of fiction, including the story collections "Gallatin Canyon," "Crow Fair," and "Cloudbursts," which came out last year.

Duration:00:21:48

Garth Greenwell Reads "Harbor"

9/10/2019
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Garth Greenwell reads his story from the September 16, 2019, issue of the magazine. Greenwell's first novel, "What Belongs to You," was published in 2016, and won the British Book Award for Debut of the Year. A new book of fiction, "Cleanness," will be published in January.

Duration:00:33:45

Louise Erdrich Reads "The Stone"

9/3/2019
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Louise Erdrich reads her story from the September 9, 2019, issue of the magazine. Erdrich is the author of more than two dozen works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Her novels include "LaRose" and "The Round House," which won the National Book Award in 2012.

Duration:00:20:11

Kate Walbert Reads "To Do"

8/27/2019
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Kate Walbert reads her story from the September 2, 2019, issue of the magazine. Walbert's novels include "Our Kind," "A Short History of Women," and "His Favorites." A new story collection, "She Was Like That," will be published in October.

Duration:00:26:12

J. Robert Lennon Reads "The Loop"

8/20/2019
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J. Robert Lennon reads his story from the August 26, 2019, issue of the magazine. Lennon is the author of ten books of fiction, including the novel "Broken River" and the story collection "See You in Paradise."

Duration:00:41:48

George Saunders Reads "Elliott Spencer"

8/13/2019
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George Saunders reads his story from the August 19, 2019, issue of the magazine. Saunders won the Man Booker Prize in 2017 for his novel "Lincoln in the Bardo." He is the author of four short-story collections, including "In Persuasion Nation" and "Tenth of December."

Duration:00:57:07

Elizabeth Strout Reads "Motherless Child"

7/30/2019
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Elizabeth Strout reads her story from the August 5 & 12, 2019, issue of the magazine. Strout is the author of six books of fiction, including "My Name Is Lucy Barton" and "Olive Kitteridge," which won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. A new book, "Olive, Again," will be published in October.

Duration:00:48:02

Salman Rushdie Reads "The Little King"

7/23/2019
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Salman Rushdie reads his story from the July 29, 2019, issue of the magazine. Rushdie has published eleven novels, including "Midnight's Children," "The Satanic Verses," "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights," and "The Golden House." His new novel, "Quichotte," from which this story was adapted, will be published in September.

Duration:00:53:00

Hanif Kureishi Reads "She Said He Said"

7/16/2019
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Hanif Kureishi reads his story from the July 22, 2019, issue of the magazine. Kureishi is the author of numerous plays, screenplays, and novels, including "The Buddha of Suburbia," "Intimacy," "The Last Word," and "Nothing." A new collection of fiction and essays, "What Happened?," will be published in October.

Duration:00:14:04

David Rabe Reads "Uncle Jim Called"

7/2/2019
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David Rabe reads his story from the July 8 & 15, 2019, issue of the magazine. Rabe is the author of more than a dozen plays, including "Sticks and Bones," "Hurlyburly," and "Visiting Edna." His novels include "Recital of the Dog" and "Girl by the Road at Night."

Duration:00:42:28