Podcast: Page-Turner May 2, 2014 Fiction Podcast: Joyce Carol Oates Reads Cynthia Ozick On this month’s fiction podcast, Joyce Carol Oates reads “The Shawl,” by Cynthia Ozick, which was published in The New Yorker in 1980. In the story, a woman called Rosa and Stella, a teen-age girl, are shipped off to a Nazi concentration camp. Rosa smuggles her baby, Magda, into the camp using a shawl that keeps Magda miraculously quiet, and which Stella envies for its warmth:
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