The New Yorker: “Collectors” by Daniel Alarcón

July 29, 2013: “Collectors” by Daniel Alarcón. We learn from the Q&A with Daniel Alarcón that this “story” is excerpted…

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The New Yorker: “From a Farther Room” by David Gilbert

July 22, 2013: “From a Farther Room” by David Gilbert What, then, is this creature Robert finds? Robert, while his…

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The New Yorker Summer Fiction Issue: “Scenes of the Crime” by Cormac McCarthy

“Scenes of the Crime” by Cormac McCarthy Excerpted and adapted from the screenplay for “The Counselor,” a Ridley Scott film…

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The New Yorker Summer Fiction Issue: “Happy Trails” by Sherman Alexie

“Happy Trails” by Sherman Alexie This might be my favorite piece in the issue. The story begins: “Forty-one years ago,…

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The New Yorker Summer Fiction Issue: “Brotherly Love” by Jhumpa Lahiri

“Brotherly Love” by Jhumpa Lahiri We learn from the Q&A with Jhumpa Lahiri that “Brotherly Love” is an excerpt from…

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