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No Place Like Home: Best American Short Stories 2018

GUEST HOST: MAULIK PANCHOLY

No Place Like Home

On this episode, stories that illustrate the meaning of home.

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Guest host Maulik Pancholy presents two selections from the Best American Short Stories 2018 anthology, with comments from guest editor, Roxane Gay. In “Suburbia,” by Amy Silverberg, a young girl leaves home for the first time, and both she, and it, are transformed. The reader is Martha Plimpton. “Everything Is Far from Here,” by Cristina Henríquez, goes to the heart of the country’s immigration crisis with an affecting portrait of a migrant mother and her son. It’s performed by Zabryna Guevara.

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