Guest host Lorin Stein, editor in chief of The Paris Review, introduces “The Company of Wolves” by the late English novelist and critic Angela Carter. Carter was known for her work reinventing fairy tales and counted among her fans director Neil Jordan, who made “The Company of Wolves” into a movie, as well as author Neil Gaiman, who is heard on this episode talking about why he loves Carter’s stories. Later in the podcast, Lorin talks to Slate critic Laura Miller, about Carter’s fascinating life and what fueled her work. The story is read by actress Rita Wolf.
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