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Melisande

Thursday, April 02, 2015

A really, really bad hair day.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Short Stories from Ireland's Post-Boom Doldrums

Monday, March 30, 2015

Award-winning Irish writer Colin Barrett talks about his debut collection of stories, Young Skins, set in small-town, post-boom Ireland.

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Reeling for the Empire

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Oppressed garment workers really turn the tables in this fable by Karen Russell

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The Secretary

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The perfect secretary is a mystery wrapped in an enigma

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The Dodo

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A Dodo with an identity crisis.

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True Selves/Hidden Selves

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Moth girls, a Dodo with an identity crisis, and an unnervingly perfect secretary.

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In the South

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Frenemies, a love story, in a tale by Salman Rushdie

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Small Fates 1912

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Tweet-sized comic and calamitous moments from 1912, as retold by Teju Cole. 

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In an Instant

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Big moments in small lives in stories by Teju Cole and Salman Rushdie.

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Faith

Thursday, March 12, 2015

An embarrassing dinner party--and temptation.

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Turning

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A birthday party, or a fairy-tale?

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Helen Gets Her Groove Back

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A bold slice of life from David Rakoff's last book.

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Goody Bags

Thursday, March 12, 2015

An awesome birthday party, and secret.

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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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On Dressing

Thursday, March 05, 2015

What's in your closet?

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Mothers

Thursday, March 05, 2015

What was Mom like before you came along?

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Women in Clothes

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Readings from the bestselling Women in Clothes, a global conversation.

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Clothes on the Ground: A Conversation with Leap

Thursday, March 05, 2015

A Cambodian garment work takes pride her work.

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Nothing

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Why you need it all.

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Regarding Others

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Women looking at women; men looking at women; looking fabulous.

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