On this episode, two stories about love in the modern age, and dramatic readings of OK Cupid posts. More

Guest host David Strathairn presents three works that ‘fess up. More

Guest host David Sedaris presents two stories about people who have guilty consciences—or ought to. More

Two stories about going to extremes, presented by guest host David Sedaris. More

Guest host John Lithgow introduces two stories with strong women. We know women are strong, and sometimes they show their strength in unexpected ways, and in unusual settings. Our first story, “Melisande” is by E. Nesbit, the pen name for the prolific English writer Edith Nesbit, who was born in England in 1858 and published […] More

Israeli author Etgar Keret joins literary commentator Hannah Tinti for a look at three stories about strange encounters and new beginnings. Etgar Keret is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. His books have been published in thirty-one languages in thirty-five countries, and his stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The […] More