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One More Thing with BJ Novak

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The hare beats the tortoise, great writers steal—literally—and a brand-name cereal can change your life, in three antic tales from BJ Novak.

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Kellogg’s (or: The Last Wholesome Fantasy of the Middle-School Boy)

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Your breakfast cereal can change your life.

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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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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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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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Nightingale

Thursday, January 08, 2015

William Hurt reads a father-son story from Tobias Wolff

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The Dog of the Marriage

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Broken heart?  Dogs can help.

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Family Ties

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Dogs are love, wacky wedding announcements, and a father-son story.

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Partners

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Wacky wedding announcements

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The Persistence of Memory: James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 2

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The conclusion of James Joyce’s classic story of family, memory, and lost love.

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James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 2: The Persistence of Memory, Continued

Thursday, January 01, 2015

James Joyce's portrait of a marriage in the conclusion of his classic story "The Dead."

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James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 2: The Persistence of Memory

Thursday, January 01, 2015

James Joyce serves up Irish hospitality in The Dead.

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