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Selected Shorts

Meehan and Schaap Talk Drinking Games

Friday, May 09, 2014

This talk between Peter Meehan and Rosie Schaap is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Out of the Kitchen with Lucky Peach hosted by Hope Davis.

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Selected Shorts

Extreme Marmalade

Friday, May 09, 2014

This reading by Gaby Hoffman of Kevin West’s essay “Seville Orange Marmalade” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Out of the Kitchen with Lucky Peach hosted by Hope Davis.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Out of the Kitchen with Lucky Peach

Friday, May 09, 2014

A feast from the food mag Lucky Peach: Chinese drinking games, killer marmalade, a murderous mushroom, and Marc Maron's cookware.

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Selected Shorts

Gaming at Winnie’s

Friday, May 09, 2014

This reading by Gaby Hoffman of Rosie Schaap’s “Gaming at Winnie’s” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Out of the Kitchen with Lucky Peach hosted by Hope Davis.

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Selected Shorts

Weird Meal, Great Memories

Friday, May 09, 2014

This reading by Peter Meehan of his essay  “Crab Rangoon,” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Out of the Kitchen with Lucky Peach hosted by Hope Davis.

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Cooking at the Bottom of the World

Friday, May 09, 2014

This reading by David Cross of Jase Grimm’s memoir “The South Pole Cook” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Out of the Kitchen with Lucky Peach hosted by Hope Davis. 

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A "Noir" Mushroom Tale

Friday, May 09, 2014

This reading by Sarah Steele of Nelly Reifler’s story “Supreme Cloud Ear” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Out of the Kitchen with Lucky Peach hosted by Hope Davis.

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Marc Maron's Pots and Pans

Friday, May 09, 2014

This reading by David Cross of Marc Maron’s “Pan-American” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Out of the Kitchen with Lucky Peach hosted by Hope Davis

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The Takeaway

Introducing The Takeaway Book Club

Monday, May 05, 2014

No two book clubs are alike. What makes yours one-of-a-kind? As part of a new reading series, The Takeaway is showcasing unique book clubs from around the country.

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Selected Shorts

Dreaming of Dreamtigers

Friday, May 02, 2014

This reading by Isaiah Sheffer of Jorge Luis Borges’ “Dreamtigers” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Readers, Writers, and Dreamers,” hosted by John Lithgow.

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The Soldier and the Librarian

Friday, May 02, 2014

This reading Rochelle Oliver of Ray Bradbury’s “Exchange” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Readers, Writers, and Dreamers,” hosted by John Lithgow.

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Selected Shorts

A Talking Horse, Of Course

Friday, May 02, 2014

This reading by Tony Roberts of Walter R. Brooks’ “Ed Has His Mind Improved,” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Readers, Writers, and Dreamers,” hosted by John Lithgow.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Readers, Writers, and Dreamers

Friday, May 02, 2014

A talking horse, a lonely librarian, and tigers!

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Beyond Goodnight Moon

Thursday, April 24, 2014

For little people and their parents, bedtime often starts with one, or two, or a dozen books, depending on the kids' tenacity that night. Here are some children's books to delight both sides.

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Music

Summer Fiction Books Introduction

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Unsure what to read this summer? Listen to the following interviews with authors of fiction.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Slow Reading in a Hurried Age

Monday, December 23, 2013

In the age of computers and smartphones we skim and glance at whatever catches our eye and then move on. David Mikics talks about the importance and joy of really reading, of giving your full attention to writing and good books. Slow Reading in a Hurried Age is a practical guide for anyone who yearns for a more meaningful and satisfying reading experience.

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Radiolab

The Iceman Speaks

Friday, November 22, 2013

Stefan Merrill Block, a novelist and friend of our show, reads his haunting short story from the perspective of Ötzi the Iceman (the mysterious figure at the center of our latest short, An Ice-Cold Case).

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The Takeaway

QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Banned and Challenged Books?

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and is typically held during the last week of September. Banned Books week is designed to highlight the value of free and open access to information. This year's Banned Books Week runs from September 22 - 28. How much do you know about banned books? Test your knowledge with our Takeaway quiz.

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The Takeaway

Roundtable: How to Ban a Book in America

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

This week is Banned Books Week. But how does someone actually ban a book? Today The Takeaway hears from Mike Holzknecht a lawyer and parent who's joined in opposition against certain books. Also weighing in is Sarah Pacheco, the public information officer for the Sierra Vista Unified School District, which is about to hold a hearing on whether a book should be pulled from the curriculum. Finally, Amy Crump, a Library Director at Homewood Public Library in Illinois, discusses the process of banning books.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Looking for Something to Read?

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The season for beach reading might be drawing to a close, but if you're looking for a good book to read, here are some recommendations from producers and contributors of the Lopate Show.

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