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Writer Julie Hecht on Living in the World as a Normal Person

Hecht's stories have appeared in "Harper's" and "The New Yorker." All of the stories in her debut collection "Do the Windows Open?" were first published in the "The New Yorker." The book features one narrator: a married, childless, 40-something photographer who takes pictures of flowers in decline. One reviewer writes, "the stories are breathtakingly funny. . . like other classic deadpan talkers. . . she doesn't even seem to realize how funny she is."


Other segments from the episode on February 25, 1997

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 25, 1997: Interview with Stan Sesser; Review of Julie Hecht's book " Do the Windows Open?"; Interview with Julie Hecht.


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