The New Yorker: “The Bear Came Over the Mountain” by Alice Munro

October 21, 2013: “The Bear Came Over the Mountain” by Alice Munro Alice Munro, a frequent contributor to The New…

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The New Yorker: “Katania” by Lara Vapnyar

October 14, 2013: “Katania” by Lara Vapnyar I don’t see a Q&A with the author, so it looks like we’re…

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The New Yorker: “I’m the Meat, You’re the Knife” by Paul Theroux

October 7, 2013: “I’m the Meat, You’re the Knife” by Paul Theroux I gave up a long time ago on…

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The New Yorker: “The Breeze” by Joshua Ferris

September 30, 2013: “The Breeze” by Joshua Ferris Some of the best stories in the New Yorker in recent years…

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The New Yorker: “Bad Dreams” by Tessa Hadley

September 23, 2013: “Bad Dreams” by Tessa Hadley Q&A with Tessa Hadley Ugh. Not another Tessa Hadley story, I complained…

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The New Yorker: “By Fire” by Tahar Ben Jelloun

September 16, 2013: “By Fire” by Tahar Ben Jelloun Q&A with Tahar Ben Jelloun This isn’t a short story so…

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The New Yorker: “The Heron” by Dorthe Nors

September 9, 2013: “The Heron” by Dorthe Nors I can’t remember another story by a Danish author since I’ve been…

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The New Yorker: “The Colonel’s Daughter” by Robert Coover

September 2, 2013: “The Colonel’s Daughter” by Robert Coover This story is free for the reading, so have at it.…

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The New Yorker: “Victory” by Yu Hua

August 26, 2013: “Victory” by Yu Hua Lin Hong is married to Li Hanlin. While Li is traveling on business,…

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The New Yorker: “Meet the President!” by Zadie Smith

August 12 & 19, 2013: “Meet the President!” by Zadie Smith I see no helpful Q&A with Zadie Smith to…

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