Women In Clothes Blog

March 5, 2015

Women In Clothes

Stories taken from the bestselling anthology Women in Clothes – essentially a fascinating conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities—famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old—on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape our lives.

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Nimoy, Leonard

February 27, 2015

In Loving Memory

In loving memory of Leonard Nimoy – an extraordinary performer, brilliant mind, and loyal friend of ours.

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flower struggles to survive

February 26, 2015

Against the Odds with Gues Host Jane Kaczmarek

Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents two stories about people who beat the odds. Lauren Groff’s “At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corners” takes its title from a sonnet by the seventeenth-century poet and clergyman John Donne. It’s easy to spot its Biblical parallels—it begins with an isolated, mismatched couple living in a lush, snake-infested swamp. The […]

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Colbert, Stephen

February 19, 2015

‘Modern Fables’ with guest host Stephen Colbert

On this show, we’ve got a fire-breathing dragon, and a fire-starting guy. In Gail Godwin’s “St. George,” a lonely medieval scholar loses a boyfriend but acquires a pet dragon—really. This sweetly funny romance pokes fun at mythology, urban legends, and academics who take themselves too seriously. Reader Jane Curtin is up to this triple threat. […]

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February 12, 2015

Missed Connections with Guest Host Jane Kaczmarek

Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents a program of funny and touching stories in which things don’t quite work out as planned.

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Novak, BJ cr Michael Lionstar Blog

February 5, 2015

One More Thing with BJ Novak

From our sold out night at Symphony Space, three pieces from B.J. Novak’s bestseller, One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories.

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David Sedaris and David Rakoff

January 29, 2015

A Tribute with David Rakoff with David Sedaris

Guest host David Sedaris presents a program celebrating the late writer and actor David Rakoff.

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January 22, 2015

Lost and Found with David Sedaris

An abduction, a rejection, and a reconciliation in three stories presented by David Sedaris.

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January 15, 2015

What Would You Do? with David Sedaris

“There are stories that Amy Hempel has written that I’ve read so many times I’ve memorized them. It’s hard to think of a writer that has had more of an influence on me than Amy Hempel.” David Sedaris

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Sedaris Laughing Blog

January 8, 2015

Family Ties with Guest Host David Sedaris

Guest host David Sedaris presents the three unconventional stories about family ties.  In Amy Hempel’s “The Dog of the Marriage,” a discarded wife finds abiding love among seeing-eye dogs.  The story was presented at a special evening at Symphony Space celebrating writers and their dogs.   Hempel came with a guide dog she was helping to […]

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