Selected Shorts : April 2013

Selected Shorts: A Tribute to David Rakoff

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Guest host David Sedaris offers a program celebrating the late David Rakoff, who is heard performing two stories.


Selected Shorts: Valor

Friday, April 26, 2013

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.


Selected Shorts: Passion for the Park

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Colson Whitehead, Walter Dean Myers, and Susan Cheever celebrate Central Park.  Happy spring!


Selected Shorts: A Richard Ford Odyssey

Sunday, April 14, 2013

David Strathairn reads a post-Katrina tale of family and friendship by Richard Ford


Selected Shorts: The Sun and the Moon

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Tony Award-winner Liev Schreiber reads a dazzling fantasy by Italo Calvino, introduced by Radio Lab's Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich.