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Sherman Alexie

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Faith

Thursday, March 12, 2015

An embarrassing dinner party--and temptation.

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Party Animals

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Party, party, party. Good ones, strange ones, embarrassing ones in stories by Lynda Sexson, Etgar Keret, Sherman Alexie, and David Rakoff.

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Night People

Friday, October 10, 2014

An all night manicure parlor

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Selected Shorts: Chance Encounters

Friday, October 10, 2014

Guest host Jane Curtin presents three stories about chance meetings at night.

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Complicated Couples

Friday, September 05, 2014

A long marriage and the Tweedledum and Tweedledee of the nuclear age in stories hosted by Wyatt Cenac.

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Do You Know Where I Am?

Friday, September 05, 2014

Sherman Alexie looks at a long marriage

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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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A Test of Married Love

Friday, March 28, 2014

This reading by Amber Tamblyn of Sherman Alexie’s “The Vow,” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Complicated Relationships,” 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: Complicated Couples

Friday, November 08, 2013

A long marriage and the Tweedledum and Tweedledee of the nuclear age in stories hosted by Wyatt Cenac.

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American Icons: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Friday, September 20, 2013

Ken Kesey had worked in a mental hospital, but his first novel was really a parable of what happens when you stand up to the Man — a counterculture fable that doesn’t end well.

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Selected Shorts: Complicated Relationships

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Guest host Jane Curtin presents stories about love and marriage by Sherman Alexie, Joe Meno and Kate Chopin. 

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Selected Shorts: An Hour with Sherman Alexie

Sunday, August 28, 2011

On this program, we get to know a multi-faceted contemporary writer up close, with a story, some poems, and good talk.

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Selected Shorts: Vantage Points

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Unique points of view in an award-winning novel and a serio-comic short story prompted us to call this program VANTAGE POINTS.    

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Insomniacs, Alsace Lorraine

Friday, May 18, 2007

Inspiration strikes in the dead of night. A coffee-fueled Kurt pays a midnight visit to filmmaker Alan Berliner, whose documentary about insomnia airs next week on HBO. We'll hear why novelist Sherman Alexie compares his insomnia to a bad romance. Plus, indie-pop act Alsace Lorraine -- featuring an American priest and an Argentine illustrator who made their gorgeous new record without ever meeting face to face.

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Sherman Alexie

Friday, May 18, 2007

Sherman Alexie stays up all night too. The author of The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and the new novel Flight says it all started when he was a kid when he would stay up waiting for his father to come home. Produced by

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Museum, Tribes, Lonewolf

Saturday, September 18, 2004

Kurt Andersen talks with writer Sherman Alexie about being a Native American artist. We’ll explore the National Museum of the American Indian, just days before its grand opening on the National Mall. A traditional potter from New Mexico works with civil engineers to design native symbols on a grand scale. ...

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Special Guest: Sherman Alexie

Saturday, September 18, 2004

Sherman Alexie is a poet, novelist and screen writer. He’s the author of more than a dozen books, include Ten Little Indians and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven — which he adapted into the movie Smoke Signals, a classic of Native film. In 1999, the ...

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Sherman Alexie

Saturday, April 24, 2004

Sherman Alexie grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Washington State, and he's written novels, movies, poetry and essays exploring modern Native American life. He called his first collection of stories The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. We asked Alexie to read a poem he'd ...

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Pedal Steel, Gunslingers, Desert

Saturday, April 24, 2004

Kurt Andersen and writer Rebecca Solnit look at the American West as our favorite mythic landscape. We hear the sweet strains of pedal steel guitar and revel in the B-movie grandeur of spaghetti westerns. The show visits Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels, huge concrete tubes she plunked into the Utah desert. ...

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