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Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.

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Road Trips

September 30th, 2015

Episode 58 of 123 episodes

Guest host Hope Davis presents three tales that involved road trips. Simon Rich takes three brides-to-be to weird places in “Amazing Proposal Stories,” read by Tracee Chimo. A rural jaunt turns eerie in Elizabeth Spencer’s “The Weekend Travelers,” read by Campbell Scott. It’s a lifetime of bad motels for two lounge singers with a rocky marriage in Louise Erdrich’s “Best Western,” read by Patricia Kalember.

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