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Short Stories about Convergences

Guest host David Sedaris presents a Flannery O’Connor classic, and a bittersweet road story by Amy Hempel.

Segments and Articles

Everything That Rises Must Converge

Friday, August 01, 2014

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'Jesus is Waiting'

Friday, August 01, 2014

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A Talking Fish

Friday, July 25, 2014

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Lamb to the Slaughter

Friday, July 25, 2014

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Selected Shorts: Take a Seat

Friday, July 25, 2014

Dangerous meals in four works by Henry Miller, Roald Dahl, Etgar Keret, and Robert Coover, with guest host Robert Sean Leonard

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Going for a Beer

Friday, July 25, 2014

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Henry Miller in Hollywood

Friday, July 25, 2014

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The Occasional Pignoli Tart

Friday, July 18, 2014

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A Mad Tea-Party

Friday, July 18, 2014

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Selected Shorts: Cannolis and Carroll

Friday, July 18, 2014

A champion cannoli stuffer, and a Mad Hatter, in two stories read by Amber Tamblyn and Christopher Lloyd. Hosted by Robert Sean Leonard.

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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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Letter to a Frozen Peas Manufacturer

Friday, July 11, 2014

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Serial Monogamy: A Memoir

Friday, July 11, 2014

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Madame Bovary (an excerpt)

Friday, July 11, 2014

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Selected Shorts: Peas, Pancakes, and Pretensions

Friday, July 11, 2014

Cooking with Nora Ephron, and dining with Emma Bovary.

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Selected Shorts: Dogs, Dates, and Dilemmas

Friday, July 04, 2014

John Lithgow walks the dog; Rick Moody tweets for love.

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Sir Henry

Friday, July 04, 2014

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Some Contemporary Characters

Friday, July 04, 2014

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Lydia Millet speaks with Hannah Tinti

Friday, July 04, 2014

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