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if only a visit to the dentist could be so funny

March 23rd, 2004 · No Comments

Tonight I had the radio on again – different station – and on KUOW I heard the program Selected Shorts. This is one of my favorite radio programs but it’s been a while since I’ve been able to listen to the short stories read by actors. The following piece on tonight’s program had me laughing as I cleaned up the dishes: a hilarious piece on dentistry, what you hear when you’re sitting in the chair….

Ana María Shua, “A Profession Like Any Other,” read by Stephen Lang
Collected in: Cruel Fictions, Cruel Realities: Short Stories by Latin American Women Writers, edited and translated by Kathy S. Leonard (Latin American Literary Review Press)

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