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Shirley Jackson: “The Man in the Woods”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is “The Man in the Woods,” a formerly unpublished story by Shirley Jackson. Read the full post.

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Thomas McGuane: “Hubcaps”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is “Hubcaps,” by one of our favorites, Thomas McGuane. Read the full post.

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Roddy Doyle: “Box Sets”

Trevor and Betsy feel differently about Roddy Doyle’s “Box Sets.” Read the full post.

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Jonathan Lethem: “Pending Vegan”

Click here to read the abstract of the story on The New Yorker webpage (this week’s story is available only for subscribers). Jonathan Lethem’s “Pending Vegan” was originally published in the April 7, 2014 issue of The New Yorker. I’m hit and miss with Jonathan Lethem. We’ll have thoughts up soon….

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Louise Erdrich: “The Big Cat”

Click here to read the story in its entirety on The New Yorker webpage. Loiuse Erdrich’s “The Big Cat” was originally published in the March 31, 2014 issue of The New Yorker. Louise Erdrich, though I don’t love everything she does, is one of my Pantheon authors. I’m excited to see…

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Tessa Hadley: “Under the Sign of the Moon”

Click here to read the abstract of the story on The New Yorker webpage (this week’s story is available only for subscribers). Tessa Hadley’s “Under the Sign of the Moon” was originally published in the March 24, 2014 issue of The New Yorker. Despite the fact that I love Hadley’s work,…

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T. Coraghessan Boyle: “The Relive Box”

Click here to read the story in its entirety on The New Yorker webpage. T. Coraghessan Boyle’s “The Relive Box” was originally published in the March 17, 2014 issue of The New Yorker. Trevor It may be me. I’ve always enjoyed Boyle’s stories, but I rarely find them excellent because I…

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Yiyun Li: “A Sheltered Woman”

Click here to read the abstract of the story on The New Yorker webpage (this week’s story is available only for subscribers). Yiyun Li’s “A Sheltered Woman” was originally published in the March 10, 2014 issue of The New Yorker. Trevor When I first started reading Yiyun Li’s work, I wasn’t…

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Denis Johnson: “The Largesse of the Sea Maiden”

Click here to read the abstract of the story on The New Yorker webpage (this week’s story is available only for subscribers). Denis Johnson’s “The Largesse of the Sea Maiden” was originally published in the March 3, 2014 issue of The New Yorker. Trevor I think Denis Johnson is an exceptional…

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Karl Ove Knausgaard: “Come Together”

Click here to read the abstract of the story on The New Yorker webpage (this week’s story is available only for subscribers). Karl Ove Knausgaard’s “Come Together” (tr. from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett) was originally published in the February 17, 2014 issue of The New Yorker. Trevor Since this is…