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The Turnip Princess will uproot your ideas about fairy tales

Step aside Cinderella, there's a new princess in town — and she's ready to complicate your fairy tale reality.
Harvard Professor Maria Tatar about The Turnip Princess, a new collection of fairy tales from the 19th century that challenge our perceptions of "once upon a times" and "happily ever afters". (Penguin Random House)

Step aside Cinderella, there's a new princess in town — and she's ready to complicate your fairy tale reality.

Harvard Professor and folklorist Maria Tatar joins guest host Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss The Turnip Princess, a new collection of bawdy, racey and raw fairy tales from the 19th century that challenge our perceptions of "Once Upon a Time" and "Happily Ever After". 

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