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John Balaban reads from Spring Essence, his translations of the 18th century Vietnamese concubine Ho Xuan Huong. He also discusses his work with the Nôm Foundation, which is trying to preserve an ancient Vietnamese language in danger of extinction.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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