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Longreads

98 EpisodesProduced by LongreadsWebsite

Interviews, essays, reporting and discussion from the home of the best longform stories on the web.

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How Does a Person Lose Track of Their Diary? by Sophie Lucido Johnson

Sophie Lucido Johnson reads her essay How Does a Person Lose Track of Their Diary?, appearing in an illustrated version on Longreads.com, in which diary found in a used bookstore sets Johnson on a path she could never have expected.

This episode is a production of Longreads and Charts & Leisure, produced by Jason Oberholtzer with help from Sari Botton. Hosted by Catherine Cusick.

Recorded at BAM Studios in Chicago.

Mixed and scored with original music by Jason Oberholtzer and Michael Simonelli.

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