59 Min Released May 4, 2017

Uncharted Territories

Guest host Sonia Manzano presents three works about entering uncharted territories.  An early John Updike fable, “The Different One,” imagines a bold bunny.  It’s read by Michael Emerson.  A gentrified town morphs into a dreamscape in Steven Millhauser’s “Coming Soon,” ready by David Morse.  And Kirstin Valdez Quade’s essay “Youth From Every Quarter” looks at the harsher side of assimilation.  It’s read by Manzano.

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