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Isabel Allende

Selected Shorts

For Your Ears Only

Friday, March 14, 2014

This reading by Lisa Fugard of Isabel Allende’s story “Two Words” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Compulsions and Obsessions,” hosted by John Lithgow.

 

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Compulsions and Obsessions

Friday, March 14, 2014

John Lithgow reads you a scary story, and a few magic words from Isabel Allende.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Post-Sandy Real Estate; Isabel Allende; Progressive Mayor; Daily Rituals

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Six months after Sandy hit, we take a look at how recovery is impacting current real estate trends and housing prices in the area. Plus: Isabel Allende talks about her new novel and its theme of adolescence in America; a discussion of whether or not the NYC electorate actually wants a progressive mayor; and a new book that chronicles the daily rituals of creative types, from Jane Austen to Woody Allen.

Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Compulsions

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Guest host John Lithgow introduces two stories about compulsion. 

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Studio 360

Isabel Allende

Friday, May 07, 2010

Today, no one would say that a woman can't be a writer. But when the Chilean-born novelist Isabel Allende was growing up, "writer" was not on the career menu. Kurt asks Allende about the path that led her to write fiction. Her newest novel, Island Beneath ...

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Studio 360

Higdon, Pakistani Art, Allende

Friday, May 07, 2010

Kurt Andersen talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon. She says daydreaming is the first step in writing a great piece of music. Two young Pakistani artists aim to tell stories about Islam in a Western classical painting style. And Isabel Allende tells Kurt how she edits her manuscripts specially for her mother.

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Studio 360

Stoppard, Allende, Aronofsky

Friday, December 08, 2006

Kurt Andersen talks with novelist Isabel Allende about a sweeping feminist movement in Chilean politics, and her own new novel Ines of My Soul. Tom Stoppard tells Kurt about his massive new play set in pre-Revolutionary Russia, The Coast of Utopia. We tag along with a bus load of poets on a grueling cross-country tour. And indy-film director Darren Aronofsky explains why he's left Brooklyn behind in favor the Mayan Empire and outer space in his new film The Fountain.

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Studio 360

Isabel Allende

Friday, December 08, 2006

No one would say today that a woman can't be a writer. But when the Chilean-born novelist Isabel Allende was growing up, "writer" was not on the career menu. Kurt talks with Allende about how she became a novelist, and why she just can't write an erotic ...

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