Last Meal at Whole Foods

Saïd Sayrafiezadeh: “Last Meal at Whole Foods”

This week’s story from The New Yorker is Saïd Sayrafiezadeh’s “Last Meal at Whole Foods.” Betsy offers her thoughts. Read the full post.

Greg Jackson Wagner in the Desert

Greg Jackson: “Wagner in the Desert”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is a debut from Greg Jackson: “Wagner in the Desert.” Read the full post.

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Allegra Goodman: “Apple Cake”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Allegra Goodman’s “Apple Cake.” Read the full post.

The Pink House

Rebecca Curtis: “The Pink House”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Rebecca Curtis’s “The Pink House.” Read the full post.

Madame Lazarus

Maile Meloy: “Madame Lazarus”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Maile Meloy’s “Madame Lazarus.” Meloy is a favorite, so it’s always great to get a new short story from her. Betsy shares her thoughts. Read the full post.

Ramona Ausubel You Can Find Love Now

Ramona Ausubel: “You Can Find Love Now”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Ramona Ausubel’s “You Can Find Love Now,” one of the four selected for the summer fiction issue. Trevor shares his thoughts. Read the full post.

Haruki Murakami Yesterday

Haruki Murakami: “Yesterday”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Haruki Murakami’s “Yesterday” (tr. from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel), one of the four selected for the summer fiction issue. Betsy offers her thoughts. Read the full post.

Karen Russell The Bad Graft

Karen Russell: “The Bad Graft”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Karen Russell’s “The Bad Graft,” one of the four selected for the summer fiction issue. Read the full post.

Gilbert Here's the Story

David Gilbert: “Here’s the Story”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is David Gilbert’s “Here’s the Story,” one of the four selected for the summer fiction issue. Betsy offers her thoughts. Read the full post.

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2014 New Yorker Fiction Issue

We’ll be covering the fiction issue of The New Yorker, and here’s where you’ll find the contents and the links to our thoughts. Read the full post.

Thomas Pierce Ba Baboon

Thomas Pierce: “Ba Baboon”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Thomas Pierce’s “Ba Baboon.” Betsy offers her thoughts. Read the full post.

Camilo

Alejandro Zambra: “Camilo”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Alejandro Zambra’s “Camilo,” translated from the Spanish by Megan McDowell. Betsy shares her thoughts. Read the full post.

Robert Coover The Waitress

Robert Coover: “The Waitress”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Robert Coover’s “The Waitress.” Trevor and Betsy share their thoughts. Read the full post.

Ulitskaya The Fugitive

Lyudmila Ulitskaya: “The Fugitive”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Lyudmila (translated from the Russian by Bela Shayevich). Betsy shares her thoughts. Read the full post.

Lipsyte The Naturals

Sam Lipsyte: “The Naturals”

This week’s New Yorker story is Sam Lipsyte’s “The Naturals.” Betsy gives her thoughts. Read the full post.

Jackson The Man in the Woods

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. Trevor and Betsy share their thoughts. Read the full post.

McGuane Hubcaps

Thomas McGuane: “Hubcaps”

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

Roddy Doyle Box Sets

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…