*40 minutes because Fund Drive pitching was cut out*
As part of our pre-election juju let’s return to the power of story:
Caroline welcomes, from Beirut, master story-teller Rabih Alameddine, author of “The Hakawati” a fantabulously pertinent modern Arabian Nights novel of such power that to read it is to synchronously encounter it in life. The art of the frame story, (the story within which are stories) is indeed a woven carpet that transports us across all borders of time, geography, self and other.
Originally broadcast Sept 18, 2008