for newyorker.com, | October 1, 2021

Donald Antrim Reads Donald Barthelme

The author joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “The Balloon,' by Donald Barthelme, which was published in a 1966 issue of the magazine.

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Donald Antrim joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “The Balloon,” by Donald Barthelme, which was published in The New Yorker in 1966. Antrim is the author of three novels and the story collection “The Emerald Light in the Air.” His memoir, “One Friday in April: A Story of Suicide and Survival,” will be published this month.

“The Balloon” © 1966, by Donald Barthelme, performed with permission of the Wylie Agency, L.L.C.