Guest host Jane Curtin presents works about family, read by Anjelica Huston, Nina Arianda and Hope Davis.
Wolff’s story is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Determination,” hosted by Jane Kaczmarek and featuring stories with character-testing moments.
A college professor loses it, a young boy swims for his life, an elevator operator knows what for, in this program hosted by Jane Kaczmarek.
Guest host Stephen Colbert presents two modern fables.
Adult children untangle their pasts in two stories about fateful marriages and what comes down from parents to children.
Guest host Jane Curtin presents two stories about maternal love and hard choices. See our show page for an exclusive interview with author Amy Hempel.
Guest host Jane Curtin presents stories about love and marriage by Sherman Alexie, Joe Meno and Kate Chopin.
Guest host Jane Curtin presents two stories about the first time.
It is the job of good fiction to make sense of the senseless. "Valor," a powerful tale by Richard Bausch, just named the winner of the Rea Award for the Short Story, is reprised in recognition of the events in Boston last week. Oscar-winner William Hurt is the reader.
Guest host John Lithgow introduces two stories with strong women.
We're teaming up with Selected Shorts on December 12th for a night of stories curated by Radiolab and read live on stage in NYC by Liev Schreiber, Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer) and Jane Curtin. Get your tickets now.
In this week's episode of Selected Shorts, a husband thinks his wife is a doppelganger and a knight in shining armor makes an appearance in a London suburb.
Road trips lead to personal discoveries for parents and children.