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Up all night with a new mother, and epic chick lit, in two stories hosted by Cynthia Nixon.

This program features two stories about extreme love.  In  “Magic and Dread,” an excerpt from Jenny Offill’s novel Dept. of Speculation, a new mother is exhausted and exhilarated by the life she has brought into the world, and what she learns about herself as she adapts to motherhood.   Offill’s other works include the novel Last Things, and, […]

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    • November 20, 2014
    • Queens and Babies
    • Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents two stories about extreme love. In “Magic and Dread,” an excerpt from Jenny Offill’s novel Dept. of Speculation, a new mother is exhausted and exhilarated. The reader is Kaneza Schaal. Broadway star BD Wong reads the story of the doomed love affair between a Trojan warrior and Dido, the Queen of Carthage, from Virgil’s Aeneid.
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