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Cynthia Nixon

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Love is Funny

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Love can be funny, even when it’s not.

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But the One on the Right

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The wrong way to meet the right guy.

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James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 2: The Persistence of Memory

Thursday, January 01, 2015

James Joyce serves up Irish hospitality in The Dead.

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James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 2: The Persistence of Memory, Continued

Thursday, January 01, 2015

James Joyce's portrait of a marriage in the conclusion of his classic story "The Dead."

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The Persistence of Memory: James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 2

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The conclusion of James Joyce’s classic story of family, memory, and lost love.

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James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 1: Family and Friends

Thursday, December 25, 2014

James Joyce serves up a grand affair at the Misses Morkan.

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James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 1: Family and Friends, Continued

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Dinner is served at the Misses Morkan as James Joyce's "The Dead" continues.

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Family and Friends: James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 1

Thursday, December 25, 2014

James Joyce serves up Irish hospitality, music, and humor in turn-of-the-century Dublin.

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Magic and Dread

Friday, November 21, 2014

A new mother toughs it out.

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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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From the Diary of a New York Lady

Friday, November 14, 2014

A comic rant by a crazy socialite.

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Ambition

Friday, November 14, 2014

Having it all, and then wanting more, in Jonathan Franzen's portrait of a marriage.

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Social Climbers

Friday, November 14, 2014

Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents two stories about how the rich aren’t like you and me.

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Three Movie Stars, One Loveless Take on Marriage

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Ewan McGregor, Cynthia Nixon and Maggie Gyllenhaal star in a chilly production of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing," now on Broadway.

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Selected Shorts: Complicated Relationships

Friday, March 28, 2014

Marriages, love affairs, and other complicated relationships in four stories by Sherman Alexie, Kate Chopin, and Joe Meno, hosted by Jane Curtin. 

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Haunted by a Bad Choice

Friday, March 28, 2014

This reading by Cynthia Nixon of Sherman Alexie’s confessional tale “Scenes from a Life,” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Complicated Relationships,” hosted by Jane Curtin.

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Selected Shorts: Miracles Can Happen

Sunday, May 20, 2012

This program includes two stories featuring improbable events, one involving the 1960s, the other an uncanny go-to guy. 

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Selected Shorts: Saints and Sinners

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Master storyteller Edna O’Brien on muses on love, death, and regret in two stories and a twisty tale from Robert Coover condenses the meaning of life.

 

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