"Fischer vs. Spassky"
by Lara Vapnyar
Originally published in the October 8, 2012 issue of The New Yorker.

I’m running behind on my New Yorker reading, even though I’m genuinely interested in the last two stories I’ve neglected. And I’m genuinely interested in this one, too, so I need to kick it up.

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By |2016-08-01T17:22:23-04:00October 1st, 2012|Categories: Lara Vapnyar, New Yorker Fiction|Tags: |2 Comments


  1. Aaron November 8, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    You think you’re running behind on your New Yorker reading? I just got back to posting after five months, and I come here only to find that nobody has said anything about a story that, for the most part, works really well.

    Well, though it’s been a while, my thoughts, as usual, are here: http://bit.ly/VIleSI

  2. Trevor November 8, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    Great to see you again, Aaron! I’m afraid I’m still not caught up enough to have read this one yet — I will correct that!

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