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Marjane Satrapi: ‘A Real Love Story Has To Finish Bad’

When we first meet Nasser Ali, the protagonist of Chicken with Plums, he’s a mess. He loves his children, but […]

A Novel Endeavor From Molly Ringwald

Most people know Molly Ringwald from her star turns in John Hughes’ signature teen comic dramas from the 1980s, including […]

This Week’s 5 Must-Read Stories From NPR Books

1. The Healing Power Of Stories Cambodian author Vaddey Ratner was just a child when the Khmer Rouge came banging […]

Donald Ray Pollock On Finding Fiction Late In Life

This interview was originally broadcast on July 26, 2011. Donald Ray Pollock’s The Devil All the Time is now out […]

Sacha Baron Cohen: The Fresh Air Interview

This interview was originally broadcast on May 21, 2012. Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator is now out on DVD. Actor […]

Love Is The Balm For Trauma In ‘The Matchmaker’

Arik, the 16-year-old Israeli at the center of The Matchmaker, doesn’t get why everyone keeps talking about love. It’s the […]

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Manifestations Of Grief And Extra Book Material

What’s that you say? You wanted more Barrie Hardymon? Well, this week, Stephen is in Wisconsin probably eating some cheese […]

Frank Langella: A Career ‘Like A Chekhov Play’

Frank Langella’s career has not been an upward trajectory of success — and he likes it that way. He’s had […]

Chilling Realities, Beggaring Belief In ‘Compliance’

The words “inspired by true events” are the first things to appear on screen in Compliance, Craig Zobel’s queasy thriller […]

In Tehran, A Vivid Parable About The Ends Of Things

A parable of art and love, and a political allegory to boot, Chicken with Plums centers on an Iranian musician […]

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