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1:16pm

Wed March 18, 2015
Around the Nation

Released From Prison, 'Apologetic Bandit' Writes About Life Inside

Originally published on Wed March 18, 2015 3:48 pm

Daniel Genis, son of Soviet emigre Alexander Genis, served 10 years in prison for armed robbery. He was released last year, and his essays about life in prison have been widely published.
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After he was arrested for robbing people at knifepoint in 2003, Daniel Genis was nicknamed the "apologetic bandit" in the press. He offered apologies to his victims as he took their cash. The money was stolen to pay off his debt to his heroin dealer.

"I really, really did not want to do this," Genis tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross. "I had to work my nerve up every time and I was also really, really bad at it."

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1:16pm

Wed March 18, 2015
Music Reviews

Saxophonist Tony Malaby's New Quartet Brings Out His Rowdy Side

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1:11pm

Tue March 17, 2015
Music News

Remastering 78s: A Company Brings Clarity To Pianist Artur Schnabel's Works

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1:11pm

Tue March 17, 2015
Television

Forget Binge Watching: Great Television Happens When Networks Pace Shows

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1:11pm

Tue March 17, 2015
Author Interviews

WWII Novel-Memoir Explores The Blurry Line Between Fact And Fiction

Originally published on Tue March 17, 2015 5:33 pm

Daniel Torday's new novel, The Last Flight of Poxl West, is about how memoir and fiction can blur — and how hard it can be to convey truth.

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