NPR Holiday Favorites


David Sedaris contributes his now classic ?Santaland Diaries,? his account of his experiences playing Santas little helper at Macys in New York.Susan Stamberg sneaks her mother-in-laws recipe for cranberry relish onto the air-again. Storyteller Kevin Kling finds an invitation to participate in a production of The Nutcracker too tempting to resist. Ghanian-born commentator Meri Danquah shares her thoughts on Kwanzaa. Cowboy poet Baxter Black describes a Christmas cookie with ?the denseness of an anvil and the half-life of a radial tire.?Robert Siegel goes in search of the correct spelling for Decembers Jewish holiday. The Thanksgiving tables are turned on unsuspecting Bostonians in ?When Turkeys Attack.?And more.