April 8, 2019 Episode: Steve Coll on Mueller, Rachel Aviv on mental health; and a new short story writer!
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This week, Dan and Eric talk about Steve Coll's assessment of American news and reporting; Rachel Aviv's wonderful piece on the difficulties of getting off anti-depressants; Te-Ping Chen's short story about a young Chinese gamer's account of watching his twin sister become a political dissident; and Tyler Foggat's talk piece about the literary merits of the Mueller report. Plus, in light of the recent tragedy in New Zealand, Dan thinks about New Yorker fiction writers who depicted real life tragedies in short stories (e.g. Eudora Welty and Martin Amis.)