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Guest host Josh Radnor presents three stories drawn from the world of fables and fairytales, but with a modern twist. Maulik Pancholy reads Somerset Maugham’s “Appointment in Samarra”; when your time is up, it’s up.  Ben Loory gives us a kinder, gentler take on the old “monster in the closet”...
Death, Sex, and Money" host Anna Sale joins us for stories about all these subjects.  Lydia Davis contemplates the right words for death in "Grammar Questions," read by David Costabile.  An unfaithful husband is in crisis in Anne Enright's "Until the Girl Died," read by Kathleen Chalfant...
Guest host Hope Davis presents stories about family ties.  A mixed-race college student has a comic encounter in "My Brother at the Canadian Border," by Sholeh Wolpe, read by Maulik Pancholy.  Marriage is so for better or worse in Lauren Schenkman's "A Guide to Fooling Yourself,” read by...