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The New Yorker Fiction Podcast Picks (05-03-2007 to 07-15-2011)

December 23, 2011 Leave a comment

Most all of the new yorker fiction podcasts are great. The linked podcast are favorites of mine. In bold are my favorite favorites.

John Updike’s – “A & P”
John Cheever’s – “The Swimmer”
Steven Millhauser’s – “In the Reign of Harad IV”
Leonard Michaels’s – “Cryptology”
Joshua Ferris’s – “The Dinner Party”

Frank O’Connor’s – “The Man of the World”
Carson McCullers’s – “The Jockey”
Edwidge Danticat’s – “Water Child
Vladimir Nabokov’s – “My Russian Education”
Peter Taylor’s – “Porte-Cochere”
George Saunders’s – “Adams”
Sergei Dovlatov’s – “The Colonel Says I Love You” 
Denis Johnson’s – “Emergency”

Eudora Welty’s – “Where Is the Voice Coming From?”
John Updike’s – “Playing with Dynamite”
James Salter’s – “Last Night”
Shirley Jackson’s – “The Lottery”

Andrea Lee’s – “Brothers and Sisters Around the World”
Vladimir Nabokov’s – “Symbols and Signs”
James Thurber’s – “The Wood Duck”

Tobias Wolff’s – “Bullet in the Brain”
John O’Hara’s – “Graven Image”
William Trevor’s – “A Day”
Jorge Luis Borges’s – “The Gospel According to Mark”
Grace Paley’s – “Somewhere Else”
Donald Barthelme’s – “I Bought a Little City”
Junot Díaz’s – “How to Date a Brown Girl (Black Girl, White Girl, or Halfie)”
John Cheever – “Reunions”