The New Yorker: Fiction

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A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.


Colm Toibin reads Sylvia Townsend Warner

March 17th, 2012

Episode 119 of 226 episodes

Colm Toibin reads Sylvia Townsend Warner's "The Children's Grandmother," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "The Children's Grandmother" was published in the November 25, 1950, issue of The New Yorker and can be found in "Winter in the Air and Other Stories." Colm Toibin's most recent collection of stories is "The Empty Family."