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True Selves/Hidden Selves wit Guest Host BD Wong

Guest host BD Wong introduces three stories about identity. First, Karen Russell’s “Reeling for the Empire,” an eerie take on the issue of exploited workers. It is set during the Meiji era in Japan, when the country began to absorb Western industrial practices. It is a tale of transmogrification, but also of self-discovery. In an […]

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    • March 25, 2015
    • True Selves/Hidden Selves
    • Guest host BD Wong presents tales in which identity is questioned, and true selves are revealed. Karen Russell’s “Reeling for the Empire,” is an eerie take on the idea of exploited workers. It’s read by Kaneza Schall. Ben Loory’s “The Dodo” finds that appearances are deceiving; it’s read by Andre Holland. In “The Secretary,” an executive is strangely drawn to his glamorous but elusive assistant. The reader is Arian Moayed
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