Before Disney, fairy tales were pretty gruesome. Join some of the most creative writers around to hear their takes on literature's oldest genre. Kathryn Davis and Kelly Link spin some magnificent tales in the new collection My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me, while Harvard’s authority on folklore and fairy tale, Maria Tatar, provides an historical perspective. Hosted by the book’s editor Kate Bernheimer, who also reads from her story in the collection.

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