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Fresh Air for January 7, 2014

Gary Shteyngart's work has been translated into 26 languages. Brigitte Lacombe/Courtesy of Random House hide caption

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'You Can't Be This Furry' And Other Life Lessons From Gary Shteyngart

'You Can't Be This Furry' And Other Life Lessons From Gary Shteyngart

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Fresh Air for January 6, 2014

Michelle Dockery's Lady Mary is in deep mourning as Downton Abbey returns for a fourth season on PBS. Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited hide caption

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'Downton' Returns, And It's As Rich As Ever

'Downton' Returns, And It's As Rich As Ever

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Fresh Air for January 4, 2014

Alex Borstein (left) and Niecy Nash star as nurses in the HBO comedy series Getting On, which was modeled after the hit BBC series of the same name. Lacey Terrell/HBO hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Mark Mulcahy, Netflix And 'Getting On'

Fresh Air Weekend: Mark Mulcahy, Netflix And 'Getting On'

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Fresh Air for January 3, 2014

Before Pearl Harbor, aviator Charles Lindbergh was so vocal about his opposition to U.S. involvement in World War II that he became an unofficial leader of America's isolationist movement. AP hide caption

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'Angry Days' Shows An America Torn Over Entering World War II

'Angry Days' Shows An America Torn Over Entering World War II

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Fresh Air for January 2, 2014

Early 20th century British maids worked long, hard days with little time off. Topical Press Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Visible And Invisible: 'Servants' Looks At Life Downstairs

Visible And Invisible: 'Servants' Looks At Life Downstairs

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When Memphis Made A Move On Nashville's Country Monopoly

When Memphis Made A Move On Nashville's Country Monopoly

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While counting Netflix's microgenres, Madrigal discovered the streaming service's favorite adjective: romantic. It appears in 5,272 categories. Robert Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Netflix Built Its Microgenres By Staring Into The American Soul

Netflix Built Its Microgenres By Staring Into The American Soul

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