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The Agony and Fun of Fiction

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Lorrie Moore
In conversation with playwright Brighde Mullins
April 9, 2014

Brighde Mullins joined ALOUD in a celebration of Bark, a collection of stories (the first in fifteen years, since Birds of America) by one of America’s most beloved and admired short-story writers, Lorrie Moore. With her singular wisdom and in her inimitable voice—“fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial” (The New York Times Book Review)—Moore plumbs the public and private absurdities of American life in a heartrending mash-up of the tragic and the hilarious.

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