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Bd Wong

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The Secretary

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The perfect secretary is a mystery wrapped in an enigma

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True Selves/Hidden Selves

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Moth girls, a Dodo with an identity crisis, and an unnervingly perfect secretary.

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Reeling for the Empire

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Oppressed garment workers really turn the tables in this fable by Karen Russell

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The Dodo

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A Dodo with an identity crisis.

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Queens and Babies

Friday, November 21, 2014

Up all night with a new mother, and epic chick lit, in two stories hosted by Cynthia Nixon.

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The Tragic Queen of Carthage

Friday, November 21, 2014

Epic chick lit

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Selected Shorts: True Selves/Hidden Selves

Sunday, March 17, 2013

This week, a story from Karen Russell's new collection Vampires in the Lemon Grove.  "Reeling for the Empire" is a story of oppression, finding freedom, and fantastic transformation.   Broadway and television star BD Wong hosts.

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Selected Shorts: The World of Etgar Keret

Sunday, October 02, 2011

The new season of SELECTED SHORTS begins with a program devoted to the darkly humorous Israeli writer Etgar Keret, whose playful but subversive stories, in which harsh reality often topples into fantasy, have earned him an international following.  His story collections include The Bus Driver Who Wanted to be God, The Girl on the Fridge, and The Nimrod Flipout.

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