The New Yorker: Books & Fiction

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Donald Trump, President Winning-by-Losing, Is, in Fact, Losing

Susan Glasser writes about how the coronavirus pandemic has further revealed Donald Trump’s seeming inability to process negative information and his tendency to paint losses as wins, and about Mary Trump’s new book “Too Much and Never Enough.”

Dana Canedy on the Responsibilities of Book Publishers

Isaac Chotiner interviews Dana Canedy, the administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes and soon-to-be publisher of Simon & Schuster, about the types of diversity she hopes to foster in her new role and the ethics of publishing President Donald Trump.

Director’s Cut

Etgar Keret writes a flash-fiction story, “Director’s Cut,” about a movie that takes seventy-three years to watch.

How Virginia Woolf Kept Her Brother Alive in Letters

Kamran Javadizadeh on a series of letters a young Virginia Woolf wrote to a friend, in which she pretended that her brother hadn’t died; the letters show a young Woolf finding solace in writing and exploring the transformative potential of fantasy.

Willa Cather’s Quietly Shattering War Novel

Alex Ross on Willa Cather’s war novel “One of Ours,” from 1922, which merged the flu pandemic of 1918 and the First World War into a general season of death.

The Study That Debunks Most Anti-Abortion Arguments

Margaret Talbot writes about “The Turnaway Study: Ten Years, a Thousand Women, and the Consequences of Having—or Being Denied—an Abortion,” a book about the results of a study that asked women about their experience after receiving or being refused an abortion.

Sunday Reading: The State of American Democracy

From The New Yorker’s archive: pieces by Jill Lepore, Caleb Crain, Jelani Cobb, and Roger Angell about American democracy and people who have tried to strengthen it.

Allegra Goodman Reads Eudora Welty

Allegra Goodman joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “No Place for You, My Love,” by Eudora Welty, from a 1952 issue of the magazine.

Hari Kunzru Reads “A Transparent Woman”

On the “Writer’s Voice” podcast, Deborah Treisman hosts the author Hari Kunzru, who reads his story “A Transparent Woman,” from the July 6 & 13, 2020, issue of The New Yorker.

Hari Kunzru on Privacy, Surveillance, and Paranoia

Deborah Treisman interviews the author Hari Kunzru about his short story “A Transparent Woman,” from the July 6, 2020, issue of The New Yorker.

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