Paul Bowles, Exile, and a Bar Mitzvah

  • Jeffrey Solomon's divorced parents fight during his bar mitzvah but his older sister saves the day.
  • Edgar Oliver takes a wild journey to Morocco to discover that he has the same bed spread as Paul Bowles. 
  • Elif Shafak (pictured) is a Turkish novelist whose determination to finish a book is finally rattled by an earthquake.

Hosted by George Dawes Green, founder of The Moth.

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Photo: Sarah Stacks