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The Kitchen Sisters have been given a matching grant. Every dollar raised between now and January 31 will be doubled. We hope you'll take the plunge with us and make a contribution. We thank you for your collaboration, your stories and your support. All best, Davia & Nikki P.S. Look for our new...
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When I applied to graduate school at the University of Toronto, I had to translate my Hebrew transcript into English. My B.A. was in Comparative Literature, but even courses like Elizabethan Drama or 19th century American Literature were taught in Hebrew. All the texts we read were...
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  Art of the Memoir: Marion Roach Smith on NPR, Hating Redheads, & Something Larger than HerselfBy David Henry Sterry on November 12, 2013 in About Writing, Blog, The Memoir Project To commemorate the publication of the 10 year anniversary edition of my memoir Chicken Self:-Portrait...
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  NPR Interviews David Henry Sterry on Chicken “Insightful & funny… captures Hollywood beautifully”   Interview
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Dear Friends, Lou "The Glue" Marcelli died at 3:00 this morning. He was 85 years old. Many of you may remember Lou from the first Hidden Kitchens story. Lou was the "Commodore" of the Dolphin Club, one of the oldest swimming and rowing clubs on the West Coast, open since 1877. Lou lived...
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  I'm a little in love with Kai Ryssdal. It's not a creepy fan love because I'm always a reluctant fan, but I have feelings for him.  Yes, he is an attractive guy, and yes he has a smooth lovely radio voice, but it's not that kind of love. I love that he's smart and accomplished and able...
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I can’t remember what specific event caused me to cancel our cable.  In the dusty recesses, I remember being peeved that it cost so much to rot my brain.   Rotting your brain should be virtually free of charge, I thought.  And a helluva lot more fun.  That’s just basic cost...
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After decades of touting "Zero Population Growth," it seems that National Public Radio has decided that the problem is not "too many" babies... but just the wrong kind. What we need, it seems, are more babies who will grow up to be NPR listeners. Can't wait for the next Pledge Drive. For a $50...
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  We fear the loss of faith.  Americans have consistently been obsessed with religion since the Puritans fled England to settle the Massachusetts Bay Colony.  National Public Radio ran a weeklong series just after the New Year about young American adults losing their religion. ...
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Indie book stores may be more resilient than the box box stores. They're smaller, less top-heavy, and thus more willing to change with the times. image via npr npr