Major Maybe

Ann Beattie: “Major Maybe”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Ann Beattie’s “Major Maybe.” Read the full post.

Apollo

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: “Apollo”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “Apollo.” Read the full post.

Musa

Kamel Daoud: “Musa”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Kamel Daoud’s “Kamel,” translated from the French by John Cullen. Read the full post.

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Thomas Pierce: “This Is an Alert”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Thomas Pierce’s “This Is an Alert.” Read the full post.

Sleep

Colm Tóibín: “Sleep”

This week’s New Yorker story is Colm Tóibín’s “Sleep.” Read the full post.

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Sarah Braunstein: “All You Have to Do”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Sarah Braunstein’s “All You Have to Do.” Read the full post.

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Stephen King: “A Death”

This week’s New Yorker story is Stephen King’s “A Death.” Read the full post.

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Haruki Murakami: “Kino”

This week’s New Yorker story is Haruki Murakami’s “Kino,” translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel. Read the full post.

Amelia Gray

Amelia Gray: “Labyrinth”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Amelia Gray’s “Labyrinth.” Read the full post.

Morrison Sweetness

Toni Morrison: “Sweetness”

This week The New Yorker disappoints Trevor by publishing an excerpt from a forthcoming novel rather than a genuine short story. That it is from Toni Morrison does little to sweeten the deal. He shares his thoughts on Morrison’s “Sweetness.” Read the full post.

Harrower Alice

Elizabeth Harrower: “Alice”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is “Alice,” by Elizabeth Harrower. Harrower, now in her late 80s, stopped writing fiction approximately 45 years ago, around the same time that she pulled her final book from publication. This story was written sometime back when she was actively writing, but it’s only making its way to us now (fantastic to say that about a piece of New Yorker fiction two weeks in a row!). Read the full post

Singer Inventions

Isaac Bashevis Singer: “Inventions”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is “Inventions,” by Isaac Bashevis Singer and translated from the Yiddish by Aliza Shevrin. The story was written in 1965 and translated to English in the late 1960s, but it’s only making its way to us now. Read the full post.

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J. Robert Lennon: “Breadman”

This week’s New Yorker story is J. Robert Lennon’s “Breadman.” Betsy shares her thoughts. Read the full post.