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Audio: Raymond Carver reads “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love”

Here’s an audio recording of Raymond Carver reading his most famous story, “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.” Taped in a Palo Alto hotel room in 1983 for a new radio series called Tell Me a Story, it’s the only known recording of Carver reading his signature story:  https://beta.prx.org/stories/42401 

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One comment on “Audio: Raymond Carver reads “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love”

  1. sharondoubiago
    February 27, 2015

    I heard Raymond read this at Centrum in Port Townsend in the early 80s too. Thanks. From: Vox Populi To: sharondoubiago@yahoo.com Sent: Friday, February 27, 2015 2:00 AM Subject: [New post] Audio: Raymond Carver reads “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love” #yiv5680773628 a:hover {color:red;}#yiv5680773628 a {text-decoration:none;color:#0088cc;}#yiv5680773628 a.yiv5680773628primaryactionlink:link, #yiv5680773628 a.yiv5680773628primaryactionlink:visited {background-color:#2585B2;color:#fff;}#yiv5680773628 a.yiv5680773628primaryactionlink:hover, #yiv5680773628 a.yiv5680773628primaryactionlink:active {background-color:#11729E;color:#fff;}#yiv5680773628 WordPress.com | Michael Simms posted: “Here’s an audio recording of Raymond Carver reading his most famous story, “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.” Taped in a Palo Alto hotel room in 1983 for a new radio series called Tell Me a Story, it’s the only known recording of Carver reading” | |

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