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It’s 1938 in San Francisco. War is brewing around the world, but America's entry into World War II is still several years away. Meanwhile in this ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
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We mark the centennial of the start of World War I with the acclaimed author of 29 books, including the well-known SCHINDLER'S LIST (originally SCH...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Rosie Perez, Credit: Rob Northway
John Leguizamo, Rosie Perez and Bobby Cannavale star in CRAZY EIGHTS by David Lindsay-Abaire (Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner). Two recovering drug ...

Bought by WRGY, KUNM, WCAI / WNAN, Oregon Public Broadcasting, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 7
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October is full of ghosts, but in our show we will not be talking about little kids who wear white sheets.

Bought by WMUU-LP and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jane Krakowski
Jane Krakowski and Lois Smith star in short plays by Christopher Durang (Tony winner) and Beth Henley (Pulitzer Prize winner). In Henley's REPORT O...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting and KUNM


  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
An interview with MMA fighter and poet Carlo Matos, plus work from issue 7.1

  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 17:17
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This episode we highlight contributors to issue 7.5 including an interview with National Book Award Finalist, poet Matt Rasmussen.

  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 16:47
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We love each other but you still love her?

  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 03:18
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This is a remembrance of Peter Matthiessen. He invited us to his house in Sagaponack, to hear a story. He gave his characters' accents, fun for him...

Bought by KZYX and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:33
  • Purchases: 2
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We’re reading and gabbing about a story called “The Teacher of Literature,” published in 1894; Chekhov was 34 years old. It’s a story about a young...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:21:57
Caption: Elaine Charles, Credit: Former Library of Congress and Miami Herald staffer
A spread of new books about food: from evil sugar to wonderful wine.

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 54:10
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Richard Powers is indulging us in a runaway riff on music, in a little room in the Boston Athenaeum, on the top of Beacon Hill, overlooking the Old...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 47:52
  • Purchases: 1
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We’re reading a famous story called “The Student.” It’s a late winter, early spring night in the 1890s, Easter weekend. A student is coming home f...

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 20:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Chekhov wrote “Gusev” on shipboard, returning from his stark study mission to the prison island of Sakhalin in 1890. He was 30 years old, ten years...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 52:19
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The story this time is called “Dreams.” It’s a dense 7-page fantasy of the good life in the far wilds of Eastern Siberia. It’s a dream of freedom t...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 41:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Audra McDonald, Credit: Autumn de Wilde
Aidan Quinn, Audra McDonald and Tonya Pinkins star in shorts by John Patrick Shanley (Oscar, Pulitzer, Tony winner) and Lynn Nottage (Pulitzer Priz...

Bought by KUNM, New Hampshire Public Radio, KFCF FM, KTSW 89.9, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Can Brian Sternoff, spy in training, stop the highly professional organization known as the Trimosphere and save the Agency?

  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 08:04
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A woman at the crossroads of Oklahoma highways imagines a new state song. Fiction by Aimee Bender, read by Denali Gillaspie.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 02:42
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A Minneapolis High School student versifies a fanciful account about the revenge of Hallowe'en candy.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jesse Eisenberg
Two plays starring Jesse Eisenberg, Ed Asner, Adam Driver and Kathleen Turner - one about a dog, and one about a cat. A deposed dictator's beloved ...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, KUNM, WMPG, KUT, and KZYX


  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Project Anywhere - art and research http://www.projectanywhere.net/erin-bosenberg-listening-for-narrative-bringing-intimacies-into-the-public-pres...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2014
  • Length: 05:37
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Arkady Renko, a senior investigator in the Moscow prosecutor's office, is back. Smith’s first book in this 8-book series was “Gorky Park” published...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dodge M37, Credit: Andreas von Huene
If only an an old truck could talk. Telling Room student Balthasar von Huene gives voice to a military work-horse that found a new life in Maine.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 04:17
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We finish National Novel Writing Month with the Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Richard Ford, who sees fiction as a vehicle to provide renewal and ...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Nov 27, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Four days before the JFK assassination we find ourselves embroiled in the affairs of a mob family.

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 18, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1