The New Yorker: Fiction

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


Sam Lipsyte Reads “About Jessie Mae” by James Purdy

August 1st, 2015

Episode 208 of 234 episodes

Sam Lipsytejoins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss James Purdy’s “About Jessie Mae,” from a 1957 issue of the magazine.

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