The New Yorker: Fiction

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


Salman Rushdie Reads Donald Barthelme

August 20th, 2011

Episode 106 of 226 episodes

Salman Rushdie reads Donald Barthelme's "Concerning the Bodyguard," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. "Concerning the Bodyguard" was published in the October 16, 1978, issue of The New Yorker, and was collected in "Forty Stories." Salman Rushdie's most recent book is "Luka and the Fire of Life."