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Music
1:51 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

'Buzzin' The Blues' Revisits The Declarative Harmonica Style Of Slim Harpo

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Shots - Health News
1:51 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

A Sense Of Self: What Happens When Your Brain Says You Don't Exist

Anil Ananthaswamy is a consultant for New Scientist Magazine.
Prasad Vaidya Dutton

Originally published on Tue July 28, 2015 3:58 pm

Science journalist Anil Ananthaswamy thinks a lot about "self" — not necessarily himself, but the role the brain plays in our notions of self and existence.

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Music Reviews
2:05 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

New Release Features Jazz Flutist Sam Most's 'Breathy, Punchy Sound'

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Movie Interviews
2:05 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

'Call Me Lucky': A Documentary Of Friendship, Childhood Abuse And Survival

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Fresh Air Weekend
12:03 pm
Sat July 25, 2015

Fresh Air Weekend: Jake Gyllenhaal; Making A Comedy About LA's Sex Workers

Jake Gyllenhaal plays boxer Billy Hope in Southpaw.
Scott Garfield The Weinstein Company

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

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Media
1:21 pm
Fri July 24, 2015

'Fresh Air' Remembers Broadcast News Pioneer Marlene Sanders

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Author Interviews
1:21 pm
Fri July 24, 2015

'Fresh Air' Remembers 'Billy Bathgate' Author E. L. Doctorow

Originally published on Fri July 24, 2015 9:12 pm

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Dance
1:21 pm
Fri July 24, 2015

Rediscovering The Thrill Of George Balanchine's New York City Ballet

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Movie Reviews
1:21 pm
Fri July 24, 2015

A Holocaust Survivor Searches For Her Past In Christian Petzold's 'Phoenix'

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Book Reviews
1:51 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Infidelity Is Steeped In Suspense In 'Among The Ten Thousand Things'

lydia Thompson NPR

Originally published on Thu July 23, 2015 5:00 pm

Talk about opening with a bang: at the beginning of Julia Pierpont's debut novel, Among the Ten Thousand Things, an 11-year-old girl named Kay Shanley enters the lobby of her New York City apartment building. We readers have already been clued into the fact that Kay is the kind of awkward, shy, pre-teen other girls ridicule. We just want her to get safely into her family's apartment and back to watching the Harry Potter movies she loves. But, just as the elevator doors are closing, the doorman signals for her to hold up.

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