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Selected Shorts: Dorothy Parker's Wicked Pen

Guest host David Sedaris presents a program of stories by the legendary wit, Dorothy Parker. Parker was the reigning Queen of the Algonquin Roundtable, where writers for the smart magazines of the 1920s and 1930s met for lunch and to skewer each other.

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