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Guest host David Sedaris presents two stories about quiet times.  Leonard Nimoy reads Raymond Carver's classic "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love," which is what perplexes the married couples sitting around drinking gin on a slow summer evening.   It's also summer in Bernard...
Bruce Jay Friedman has been hailed by critics as a comic genius, a writer whose vision confronts the malaise of contemporary life with a liberating deadpan humor. Friedman has published several novels, multiple collections of short stories, four plays, and several works of nonfiction. His short...
Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents two stories about growing up.  In Stephan Enter's "Resistance," teenagers at a local chess club are suspicious of their new teacher.  The reader is Michael Cerveris.    And sassy Hazel Parker speaks her mind in Toni Cade Bambara's "Gorilla, My...