Love & Prohibition

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Guest host David Sedaris presents three stories about love and constraints. Jamaica Kincaid’s “Girl” conjures up a tough but loving mother in a humorous laundry list of dos and don’ts. She’s brought to life by Hattie Winston. George Saunders’ story title says it all: “Lars Farf, Excessively Fearful Husband and Father” takes protectiveness to hilarious extremes. The reader is James Naughton. And in Carson McCullers’ “A Domestic Dilemma,” read by Joanna Gleason, a Southern family has a secret.

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