The Moth

The Moth

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ISBN-13: 9781401305963
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 09/03/2013
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 161,159
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. It is a celebration of both the raconteur, who breathes fire into true tales of ordinary life, and the storytelling novice, who has lived through something extraordinary and yearns to share it. At the center of each performance is, of course, the story and The Moth's directors work with each storyteller to find, shape and present it. The Moth received the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions in January 2012.

Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide.

Catherine Burns is Artistic Director of The Moth.

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The Moth 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
SylviaFu More than 1 year ago
spell binding stories. I love the Moth Radio hour as does my husband. I bought this for him as a gift and we read the stories aloud to each other and to anyone who will sit and listen.
PierresFamily More than 1 year ago
The Moth “The Moth” Is a delightful assortment of fifty stories from guests who have shared their narratives on the PBS show of the same name. Storytellers range from an ISS astronaut, to a Clinton staff member giving his perspective of the impeachment hearings, to a victim of gang violence, who barely came through the experience alive. These stories were so engrossing, that my plan to spread them out over a few weeks quickly dissolved into a 48-hour marathon finish. Some of the stories whetted my appetite for more info, which led to additional reading adventures. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this book. You’ll likely be introduced to new experiences, and learn more about things with which you are already familiar. Worth every penny! I suggest that this book should be the first of a continuing series.
OwenMyCat More than 1 year ago
I have heard some of the stories in the book performed live on the radio program. I loved reading the ones I hadn't heard and reading some of my favorites. I am drawn to the stories just like the moth to the porch light.
Merloo More than 1 year ago
Great Read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I had vaguely heard of The Moth. Now I know what it is. It' s terrific.
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