Sarah Montague appears in the following:
Friday, July 18, 2014
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Eric Poindexter reads an excerpt from Bad Boy, a memoir by Walter Dean Myers, who died July 1st.
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.
Friday, July 11, 2014
Cooking with Nora Ephron, and dining with Emma Bovary.
Sunday, July 06, 2014
The quintessential Parisian schoolgirl was born in New York City.
Friday, July 04, 2014
John Lithgow walks the dog; Rick Moody tweets for love.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Sociologist Colin Jerolmack set out to write a thoughtful book on the changing cityscape — something like Jane Jacobs’ seminal The Death and Life of Great American Cities. But that was before a pigeon pooped on him.
He’d been observing changes in a pocket park near Carmine Street on the ...
Friday, June 27, 2014
David Sedaris hosts a tribute to David Rakoff
Friday, June 20, 2014
Love and a long distance runner, love, or chocolate, and love and loose change in three romances.
Friday, June 13, 2014
A bizarre case of vanity, and the funniest ghost story ever from authors Steven Millhauser and Saki.
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 ...
Friday, June 06, 2014
Back to the '80s with Donald Barthelme, Tama Janowitz, Raymond Carver, and Ann Beattie
Friday, May 30, 2014
Bam! Pow! Host Hope Davis offers up tales of super heroes, including Luna Moth — a mousy librarian's seductive, dangerous alter-ego in Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Theater and opera director Anne Bogart argues in a new book that we've deconstructed enough and times call for a different focus.
Friday, May 23, 2014
Holly Hunter performs Munro's "The Moons of Jupiter," and in a story from Ursula K. Le Guin, Eve makes a few changes in Eden.
Sunday, May 18, 2014
In her new book, New Zealand photographer Rachael McKenna captures everything from pampered purebreds to tough mutts across all five boroughs.
Friday, May 16, 2014
Guest host Hope Davis presents a coming-of-age story by Nobel Prize winner Alice Munro, and a quirky romance by Aimee Bender.
Friday, May 09, 2014
A feast from the food mag Lucky Peach: Chinese drinking games, killer marmalade, a murderous mushroom, and Marc Maron's cookware.
Sunday, May 04, 2014
Seven years ago, Steve Shultis came upon an ad in a store in the Hudson Valley area where he lives with his family offering two adult Nubian ewes, or female goats, to a “good family.” After what Shultis, who is New York Public Radio's chief technology officer, describes as a ...
Friday, May 02, 2014
A talking horse, a lonely librarian, and tigers!