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Sarah Montague

Sarah Montague appears in the following:

The Short of It

Thursday, January 07, 2016

What two major new short story anthologies tell us about one of literature’s most enduring forms.

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Walking With a Dog Walker

Friday, October 16, 2015

Professional dog walkers are a common site in New York City. Joshua Stephens used to be one of them, and he’s written a book about his professional experiences

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Sarah Montague on Coming of Age and A Legacy

Friday, May 29, 2015

The WNYC cultural reporter first read Sybille Bedford's novel when she was 18. Listen to her comment on the text and read some of her favorite passages. 

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Hope Is The Thing with Feathers

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Over the centuries, hawks have held a special fascination for us: the connection between falconers and their birds run so deep that the animal holds a prominent place in art.

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Office Fridges: What Would The Founding Fathers Do?

Monday, March 16, 2015

Your philosophy about how a communal fridge should be used says a lot about how you think society should function. Sporkful listeners call in with contrasting perspectives.

Offering Salvation in a Bar: The Iceman Cometh

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Nathan Lane has something to sell, and you don’t want it, in Eugene O’Neill’s great American tragedy.

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A Young Reporter on the Scene at Meet the Breeds

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

In case you missed it, fuzzy pups of all sorts came to to Pier 92 during the Westminster dog show festivities, and we sent 7-year-old reporter Kai Robin to investigate.

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A Best in Show Beagle and Plenty of #WestminsterRejects

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

At this year's Westminster dog show there were nearly 3,000 entrants, but only one winner: A beagle named Miss P. Listeners like you have also been sharing photos of your own pups.

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On the Line at the Westminster Kennel Club

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

'It's an extreme sport for the audience as much as for the dogs."

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Still Winners: Westminster Champions in Retirement

Monday, February 16, 2015

Westminster Kennel Club Best in Show winners go on to become therapy dogs, working mothers, and lawn potatoes.

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The Play That Changed Tom Stoppard

Sunday, November 02, 2014

"The Real Thing," which is back on Broadway, shows the emotional side of the famous playwright of cerebral works. 

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David Suchet Bows Out of Poirot’s Bowler

Friday, October 31, 2014

Television's long-running series about detective Hercule Poirot is almost over. Will Agatha Christie’s main man ever get a re-boot?

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Cats vs. Dogs at The New Yorker Festival

Friday, October 10, 2014

The ultimate smackdown: Jill Abramson, Jesse Eisenberg, and Joyce Carol Oates are among those debating cats versus dogs at the New Yorker Festival.

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It's Raining Cats and Dogs in the Theater

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The Broadway revival of “You Can’t Take It With You” is the latest production to include animals, in a long tradition that goes back to ancient cultures. 

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Downward Dining Dogs

Sunday, August 10, 2014

During the dog days of summer, dine with your dog.

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Selected Shorts: Walter Dean Myers, A 'Bad Boy' in Central Park

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Eric Poindexter reads an excerpt from Bad Boy, a memoir by Walter Dean Myers, who died July 1st.

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Selected Shorts: Nadine Gordimer, 'The Ultimate Safari'

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

This story, read by Myra Lucretia Taylor, testifies to the power of South African author and activist Nadine Gordimer, who died July 13th at the age of 90.

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Childrens' Book Heroine Madeline Turns 75

Sunday, July 06, 2014

The quintessential Parisian schoolgirl was born in New York City.

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Pigeons: Flying Rats or Friends?

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Pigeons: flying rats or friends?

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Nothing But Hound Dogs

Sunday, June 08, 2014

There is no sound quite like eight hundred hounds waking up to a crisp spring morning:

They could be heard (no doubt all across the state of Pennsylvania) at the Bryn Mawr Hound Show, which celebrated its hundredth anniversary this May.   Hound shows ...

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