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Death, Sex, and Money with Guest Host Anna Sale

March 23rd, 2016

Episode 83 of 115 episodes

"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. A game of make-believe gets out of hand in Joe Meno's "Animal Hospital," ready by Becky Anne Baker. Amir Arison reads "The Silk Handkerchief," by Sait Faik Abasiyanik, in which a young thief risks everything for the perfect gift.

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