>The New Yorker: "The Trojan Prince" by Tessa Hadley

> Sorry, non-subscribers, you can’t read this one either. No great loss, however. Tessa Hadley has a novel coming out next year, and I…

>The New Yorker: "Boys Town" by Jim Shepard

> Here’s another story that’s only available to subscribers. Next week is the same. It looks like The New Yorker is pulling the plug…

>The New Yorker: "The Tree Line, Kansas, 1934" by David Means

> There’s a lot about this story that I like. There’s very little action here until the end—mostly we get interior monologue from one…

>The New Yorker: "To the Measures Fall" by Richard Powers

>  You trudge out to the mailbox and reach inside, hoping that the New Yorker has come. Surprise! You find that it has indeed…

>The New Yorker: "Corrie" by Alice Munro

>Finally, a story worth reading. Unfortunately, it’s not available to non-subscribers. I wonder if the magazine planned this? Let’s let everyone read the light-weight…

>The New Yorker: "The Dungeon Master" by Sam Lipsyte

> A bunch of kids are play Dungeons & Dragons after school (at least I guess that’s what this is—having never played the game,…

>The New Yorker: "The Warm Fuzzies" by Chris Adrian

> It turns out that the previous Adrian story in The New Yorker, which I liked very much, was an excerpt from the novel…

>The New Yorker: "Birdsong" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

> Set in Lagos, Nigeria, this is the story of an angry young woman having an affair with an older, married businessman. The affair…

>The New Yorker: "The Landlord" by Wells Tower

> Wells Tower fans aren’t likely to be any happier with me than they were when I discussed his last story in The New…

>The New Yorker: "An Arranged Marriage" by Nell Freudenbeger

> I’ve enjoyed some of Freudenberger’s work in the past, but not this “story,” and I use quotation marks because this is either an…