>The New Yorker Story of the Year

>In what may be a sign for the Iowa Caucuses later this week, the voting for Story of the Year…

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>The New Yorker: "Year’s End" by Jhumpa Lahiri

>Is there any doubt why I waited until today (the last day of the year) to comment on this story?…

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>The New Yorker: "Beginners" by Raymond Carver

>In addition to the story “Beginners” by Raymond Carver, which is a restoration of his original version of the famous…

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>The New Yorker: "The Arbus Factor" by Lore Segal

>The photograph accompanying this story (which is not online, it seems) conveys more, I thought, than the story itself (it’s…

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>The New Yorker: "Natalie" by Anne Enright

>This story does little for me. The voice is interesting – a teen Dublin girl – but that’s just not…

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>The New Yorker: "Alma" by Junot Diaz

>The Winter fiction issue of The New Yorker kicks off with this very short piece by Junot Díaz. This story…

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>The New Yorker: Vote for the Year’s Best Story

>After much thought and toin-cossing, I have narrowed the choice down to just five stories – the five best stories…

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>The New Yorker: 2007’s Top-Ten Stories

>The year’s not over yet, quite, but it’s time to name the Top-Ten New Yorker Stories of 2007. Although I…

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>The New Yorker: "The King of Sentences" by Jonathan Lethem

>Although this was fun to read, and seems like it must have been fun to write, it doesn’t do enough…

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>The New Yorker: "Found Objects" by Jennifer Egan

>Now this is a story. Sasha has been seeing a therapist because she knows she has a problem. She even…

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