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“The Hotel,” by Anne Enright
“There was no one to ask which way to go. No cleaners, no security, no passengers pulling luggage or pushing trolleys in hijabs or shorts or travelling shawls.”
FROM THE ARCHIVE: If you liked this story, we think you will enjoy “Oktober,” by Martin Amis, from 2015.
Anne Enright talks about the themes of her new short story.
Anne Enright reads her story from this week’s issue on the Writer’s Voice podcast.
Join Drew Dernavich, Emily Flake, and Christopher Weyant for an evening of laughs and libations in New York City.
Nate Blakeslee’s “American Wolf,” Simon Schama’s “The Story of the Jews,” and a début novel by Zinzi Clemmons.
On the New Yorker Fiction Podcast, Lauren Groff joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Shirley Hazzard’s “In These Islands,” from a 1990 issue of the magazine.
According to his autobiographical novel, the French writer was hideously neglected as a child. Per his diary, he was a cheerful adult, full of one-liners.
In the English author M. R. James’s tales, even inanimate objects can harbor malice.
The author’s new novel, “The Red-Haired Woman,” portrays the country’s increasingly ambivalent relationship to its political father, Atatürk.