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NPR Holiday Favorites

Performance - Spoken Word
Nonfiction: Public Radio / Favorites
  2.25 hour(s)
Publication date: 09/08/2010

NPR Holiday Favorites

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Audio CD ISBN:9781615735129
Digital Download ISBN:9781598878523


Like an overstuffed stocking on Christmas morning, NPR Holiday Favorites is full of unexpected pleasures and evergreen delights.

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  • David Sedaris contributes his now classic “Santaland Diaries,” his account of his experiences playing Santa’s little helper at Macy’s in New York.
  • Susan Stamberg sneaks her mother-in-law’s recipe for cranberry relish onto the air—again.
  • Storyteller Kevin Kling finds an invitation to participate in a production of The Nutcracker too tempting to resist.
  • Ghanian-born commentator Meri Danquah shares her thoughts on Kwanzaa.
  • Cowboy poet Baxter Black describes a Christmas cookie with “the denseness of an anvil and the half-life of a radial tire.”
  • Robert Siegel goes in search of the correct spelling for December’s Jewish holiday.
  • The Thanksgiving tables are turned on unsuspecting Bostonians in “When Turkeys Attack.”

  • And more.


    “What a holiday gift from NPR.”
          —The Providence Journal

    Author Bio

    Nationally renowned broadcast journalist SUSAN STAMBERG is special correspondent for NPR. Stamberg is the first woman to anchor a national nightly news program, and has won every major award in broadcasting. She has been inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame and the Radio Hall of Fame.