The New Yorker Summer Fiction Issue: “Rough Deeds” by Annie Proulx

“Rough Deeds” by Annie Proulx In New France (Canada) in the mid 18th Century, Duquet does business with an Englishman…

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The New Yorker Summer Fiction Issue: “An Inch and a Half of Glory” by Dashiell Hammett

June 10 & 17, 2013, Summer Fiction Issue: “An Inch and a Half of Glory” by Dashiell Hammett The theme…

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The New Yorker: “We Didn’t Like Him” by Akhil Sharma

June 3, 2013: “We Didn’t Like Him” by  Akhil Sharma In the Q&A with Akhil Sharma we learn that this…

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The New Yorker: “Thirteen Wives” by Steven Millhauser

May 27, 2013: “Thirteen Wives” by Steven Millhauser I’m not sure I get this story, which you can read in…

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The New Yorker: “The Dark Arts” by Ben Marcus

May 20, 2013: “The Dark Arts” by Ben Marcus Q&A with Ben Marcus This story (available for free, so read…

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The New Yorker: “Art Appreciation” by Fiona McFarlane

May 13, 2013: “Art Appreciation” by Fiona McFarlane Henry, the main character of this story, is described in the Q&A…

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The New Yorker: “The Gray Goose” by Jonathan Lethem

May 6, 2013: “The Gray Goose” by Jonathan Lethem I started reading this days ago but it didn’t grab my…

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The New Yorker: “The Fragments” by Joshua Ferris

April 29, 2013: “The Fragments” by Joshua Ferris Maybe it’s only because I re-read it this week for a class…

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The New Yorker: “Mexican Manifesto” by Roberto Bolaño

April 22, 2013: “Mexican Manifesto” by Roberto Bolaño I’m not going to spend a lot of time on this story,…

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The New Yorker: “The Night of the Satellite” by T. Coraghessan Boyle

April 15, 2013: “The Night of the Satellite” by T. Coraghessan Boyle Paul and Mallory, graduate students on break between…

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