September 7, 2015

Danielle McLaughlin: “In the Act of Falling”

Click here to read the story in its entirety on The New Yorker webpage. Danielle McLaughlin’s “In the Act of Falling” was originally published in the September 7, 2015 issue of The New Yorker. Last September McLaughlin’s “The Dinosaurs on Other Planets” was her first story to appear in The…

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Jensen Beach: “The Apartment”

Click here to read the story in its entirety on The New Yorker webpage. Jensen Beach’s “The Apartment” was originally published in the August 31, 2015 issue of The New Yorker. I haven’t heard of Jensen Beach before this, but I see his first collection of short stories, For Out…

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Alice McDermott: “These Short, Dark Days”

Click here to read the story in its entirety on The New Yorker webpage. Alice McDermott’s “These Short, Dark Days” was originally published in the August 24, 2015 issue of The New Yorker. I like Alice McDermott’s work, at least the little of it that I’ve read. Last year Picador…

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Michael Cunningham: “Little Man”

This week’s New Yorker story is Michael Cunningham’s “Little Man.” Come join in the discussion! Read the full post.

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Heinz Insu Fenkl: “Five Arrows”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Heinz Insu Finkl’s “Five Arrows.” Come join in the discussion. Read the full post.

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Tessa Hadley: “Silk Brocade”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Tessa Hadley’s “Silk Brocade .” Come join in the discussion. Read the full post.

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Lauren Groff: “Ghosts and Empties”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Lauren Groff’s “Ghosts and Empties.” Come join in the discussion. Read the full post.

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Alejandro Zambra: “Reading Comprehension: Text No. 1”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Alejandro Zambra’s “Reading Comprehension: Text No. 1.” Come join the discussion! Read the full post.

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Louise Erdrich: “The Flower”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Louise Erdrich’s “The Flower.” Erdrich is a favorite author at The Mookse and the Gripes! Come join the discussion! Read the full post.

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Ben Marcus: “The Grow-Light Blues”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Ben Marcus’s “The Glow-Light Blues.” Come in and join the discussion. Read the full post.

June 8 & 15, 2015

The New Yorker Summer Fiction Issue

The 2015 summer fiction issue of The New Yorker is now available, featuring stories from Zadie Smith, Jonathan Safran Foer, Primo Levi, Jonathan Franzen, and Karen Russell. Read the full post.

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Salman Rushdie: “The Duniazát”

Click here to read the story in its entirety on The New Yorker webpage. Salman Rushdie’s “The Duniazát” was originally published in the June 1, 2015 issue of The New Yorker. This week’s fiction is from a living legend (though I admit I have had a hard time reading him for some time)….

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Dorthe Nors: “The Freezer Chest”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Dorthe Nors’ “The Freezer Chest,” translated from the Danish by Misha Hoekstra. Come in and join the discussion. Read the full post.