Short stories published in The New Yorker
A weekly American magazine featuring journalism, commentary, criticism, poetry, short stories, and more. Founded in 1925.
Listing 576 stories.
A young woman tries to attract the attention of a colonel so that she can live a comfortable life.
The daughter of a recently-deceased actress discovers that the man she thinks is her father may not be—and that she might actually be the offspring of a highly acclaimed actor who just so happens to be in town.
A college counselor watches anxiously as her teenage son applies to college without her help. As her son plans for his future, the counselor and her husband reflect on how quickly their lives have changed, seeking ways to steady themselves in the midst of middle age.
A woman looks for a place to live in a town entirely comprised of churches, (but discovers...)
During a Northeastern winter in their new isolated country home, a woman slowly succumbs to the gaslighting and manipulation of her husband.
In mid-20th century Paris, a young woman ends her engagement, hoping to be with another man. When things do not go as planned, however, the young woman struggles to meet both her own wants and desires and her parents' expectations.
A Jewish soldier receives a letter from his father in America which details his experiences with Anti-Semitism, and causes him to reflect on his own life. He realizes that his friends have not faced the discrimination he has, but is glad when they acknowledge this and treat him the way they always have — as an equal.
A grandfather renews the family tradition of blueberry-picking on Ragged Mountain with his grandson, showing him secret landmarks of family legacy on the way.
In a small American town, a man is accused of the murder of a young girl and is sentenced to death. There is scanty evidence to suggest that the man committed the crime, and it is up to the the townspeople and a conflicted sheriff to decide if he really is guilty.
After a sudden breakup, a college sophomore battles depression and revisits his late father's annotated book over Christmas break.