Hollywood Soiree

Take a Seat with guest host Robert Sean Leonard

On this program, guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents four stories about sitting down to a meal, or a drink, with surprising results. First, the novelist Henry Miller tells us about the dinner party from Hell in “Soiree in Hollywood.” The notoriety of Miller’s complicated, sexually charged novels—The Tropic of Cancer, Black Spring, and The […]

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On Air

    • July 23, 2014
    • Take a Seat
    • Four stories about sitting down to a meal, or a drink, with surprising results. Henry Miller tells us about the dinner party from Hell in “Soiree in Hollywood;” Joshua Malina reads. Catherine O’Hara is the sweet housewife with a big secret in Roald Dahl’s “Lamb to the Slaughter,” while Josh Radnor talks to his lunch in Etgar Keret’s “Halibut.” And life is just one brew after another in Robert Coover’s surreal “Going for a Beer,” read by Isaiah Sheffer. Robert Sean Leonard hosts.
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    • July 9, 2014
    • Peas, Pancakes, and Pretensions
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