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Passionate Pursuits

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Two stories about passionate pursuits—cerebral and visceral. A young math wizard comes of age, and a food writer remembers the meal of a lifetime.
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Writing at the MacDowell Colony

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Two rich tales reflect aspects of the immigrant experience, both experienced and inherited, in stories by MacDowell Colony writers.
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Pressing Engagements

Sunday, November 09, 2008

A musical prodigy electrifies a local radio station; and in the not too distant future, America is housed under a gigantic dome, in two intriguing fantasies.
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Women in the News

Saturday, November 08, 2008

One woman writes an epic singles ad, while another finds an eerie headline in the paper—and rethinks her marriage.
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Fiction into Film

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Lives changing shape: A short, sweet summer pretending to be a boy shapes one girl’s future, while a wife and mother loses her grip on life as she sinks further into alcoholism.
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Gone missing

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Two tales of misadventure and things lost and found.
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What Do Women Want? A Tribute to Eudora Welty

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Two tales of love, marriage, and secret desires by an American master.
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Jhumpa Lahiri’s Two Worlds

Sunday, October 05, 2008

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri contemplates marriage and love among Indian expatriates in America in "Hell-Heaven."
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Cycles of life

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Cycles of life—past, present, future, and imagined.
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Spirits of Place

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Two prose nocturnes and a soldier’s story contemplate longing, loneliness and home.
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Food Fight

Sunday, September 14, 2008

A luscious battle between a passionate chef and an implacable food critic.
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Refresh, Refresh.

Sunday, September 07, 2008

A haunting tale of sons without fathers, and selections from Operation Homecoming, in which American soldiers fighting in the Middle East recount their experiences in fiction, poems, memoirs, and letters.
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How Do You Measure A Marriage?

Sunday, August 31, 2008

The sweet and painful odyssey of a long marriage by contemporary master Sherman Alexie, and the bitter sadness of a marriage cut short by tragedy.
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Straying spouses and brave new words.

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Good works and marital chaos in the suburbs, and SELECTED SHORTS celebrates adult literacy.
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Love, lost and found, and a Fish.

Sunday, August 17, 2008

A fish is more than a family pet, and another woman enriches a marriage in a contemporary story and a tale by an American master.
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In vino, veritas?

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Two tales of wine snobbery escalation.
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Friendship and loyalty

Sunday, August 03, 2008

Two tales of loyalty and bewilderment, from an American master and a contemporary story teller.
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Old Friends, Old Memories

Sunday, July 27, 2008

In one story, self-knowledge and self esteem are hard won in a new land, and in the other the precarious and enduring nature of memory is explored.
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Operation Homecoming

Sunday, July 20, 2008

American soldiers fighting in the Middle East recount their experiences in fiction, poems, memoirs, and letters.
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