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David Sedaris

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Roberto Bolano's Gomez Palacio

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A whimsical tale by Roberto Bolano.

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Leonard Michaels' Cryptology

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A neurotic mathematician goes off the rails.

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David Rakoff Remembered

Thursday, January 29, 2015

David Sedaris, who was a friend of the late David Rakoff’s, praises him as a “lover of language” who “could read anything" in this special tribute episode.

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Where are You Going, Where Have You Been?

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A girl in peril in a chiller by Joyce Carol Oates

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Havahart

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Too many cats.

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Sticks

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A dysfunctional father communicates in "sign" language.

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Lost and Found

Thursday, January 22, 2015

An abduction, a rejection, and a reconciliation in three stories presented by David Sedaris.

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I Know What I'm Doing About All the Attention I've Been Getting

Thursday, January 15, 2015

David Sedaris knows just what to do when a narcissist's wardroom malfunctions.

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The Night in Question

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Only bad choices in this brother-sister tale from Tobias Wolff

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In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Friends to the end in Amy Hempel's classic.

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Dilemmas: What Would You Do?

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Guest host David Sedaris presents three stories about difficult choices.

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Studio 360

Writing Advice From David Sedaris

Thursday, October 09, 2014

The prolific essayist overcomes writer's block by answering the prompts in English textbooks, and he shared this and other life lessons in a Reddit AMA.
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Everything That Rises Must Converge

Friday, August 01, 2014

This reading by Estelle Parsons of Flannery O’Connor’s “Everything That Rises Must Converge” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Convergences,” hosted by David Sedaris.

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'Jesus is Waiting'

Friday, August 01, 2014

This reading by Mary Stuart Masterson of Amy Hempel’s “Jesus is Waiting” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Convergences,” hosted by David Sedaris.

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Short Stories about Convergences

Friday, August 01, 2014

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

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Jennifer Lopez, Pink Floyd, and other Celebrity Bugs

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Every year, thousands of new species of creatures are identified. Since naming something after oneself is considered a diva move in the scientific community, many choose the next best thing: the name of a real-life diva.

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Gomez Palacio

Friday, June 27, 2014

This reading by David Rakoff of Roberto Bolano’s “Gomez Palacio,” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “A Tribute to David Rakoff ” hosted by David Sedaris.

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Cryptology

Friday, June 27, 2014

This reading by David Rakoff of Leonard Michaels’ “Cryptology” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “A Tribute to David Rakoff ” hosted by David Sedaris.

 

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Selected Shorts: A Tribute to David Rakoff

Friday, June 27, 2014

David Sedaris hosts a tribute to David Rakoff

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David Sedaris Presents Stories About Difficult Choices

Friday, December 13, 2013

David Sedaris ushers in stories about tough choices, and describes a serious (not) wardrobe crisis.

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