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Selected Shorts: Romantic Disasters

Friday, August 09, 2013

Comic writers Patricia Marx and Simon Rich offer advice for the lovelorn on this show; Wyatt Cenac reads Rich's re-working of the "Occupy" movement as a love triangle.

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Selected Shorts: The Lives of Things

Sunday, September 30, 2012

 

The new season of SELECTED SHORTS begins with a program focusing on the mystery and allure of objects. In Steven Millhauser’s “In the Reign of Harad IV” a court miniaturist longs to create smaller and smaller worlds.  Millhauser has commented on the fact that he moved from novels to short fiction—a reverse of the usual trend for authors—saying, “it’s as if the novel were a kind of preparation for the rigorous pleasures of the shorter form. For me, the shortness of a great story is part of its greatness.”

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Selected Shorts: Women on the Move

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Three contemporary female authors, three splendid actresses and three rather different stories, each about women in transition—geographically, morally, or emotionally—make up this program.

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