December 2nd, 2015
Episode 67 of 137 episodes
Guest host David Sedaris presents stories about extremes. The mother in Flannery O’Connor’s “The Life You Save May Be Your Own” will go to any lengths to marry off her daughter. Lois Smith is the reader. In Julie Orringer’s “Pilgrims,” read by Jill Eikenberry, children at a Thanksgiving party develop their own savage rites.