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Growing Up

Friday, March 21, 2014

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Selected Shorts: Pushing the Limits

Friday, March 21, 2014

Coming of age with Wyatt Cenac, running for your life with Alec Baldwin, and other funnies served up by guest host John Lithgow.

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For Your Ears Only

Friday, March 14, 2014

This reading by Lisa Fugard of Isabel Allende’s story “Two Words” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Compulsions and Obsessions,” hosted by John Lithgow.

 

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Beware of What You Wish For

Friday, March 14, 2014

This reading by John Lithgow of the classic horror yarn “The Monkey’s Paw,” by W.W. Jacobs, is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Compulsions and Obsessions,” hosted by John Lithgow.

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Selected Shorts: Compulsions and Obsessions

Friday, March 14, 2014

Guest host John Lithgow introduces two stories about compulsion.

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Smoking with Mom

Friday, March 07, 2014

This story, “Indulgence,” by Susan Perabo is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Family Matters,” hosted by Jane Curtin. The reader is Hope Davis.

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Selected Shorts: Family Matters

Friday, March 07, 2014

Guest host Jane Curtin presents works about family.

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Flash Marriage Tips

Friday, March 07, 2014

This excerpt from Linor Goralik’s “Says” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Family Matters,” hosted by Jane Curtin.  The reader is Nina Arianda.

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A Famous Family

Friday, March 07, 2014

This reading by the author Anjelica Huston from her memoir A Story Lately Told is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Family Matters,” hosted by Jane Curtin.   

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Selected Shorts: Wanting More with Neil Gaiman

Saturday, March 01, 2014

Guest host Neil Gaiman presents two ironic stories about wish fulfillment.

 

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This Guy is Having a Really Bad Day

Friday, February 28, 2014

This story by Ian McEwan is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “How to Be a Man,” hosted by Colum McCann and featuring stories from the anthology The Book of Men.  The reader is Rebecca Naomi Jones.

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Lady Liberty’s Secrets Revealed by Ben Fountain

Friday, February 28, 2014

This story by Ben Fountain is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “How to Be a Man,” hosted by Colum McCann and featuring stories from the anthology The Book of Men.  The reader is Stockard Channing.

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A Touching Father-Son Story

Friday, February 28, 2014

This story by Roddy Doyle is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “How to Be a Man,” hosted by Colum McCann and featuring stories from the anthology The Book of Men.  The reader is Gabriel Byrne.

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Selected Shorts: How to be a Man

Friday, February 28, 2014

Guest host Colum McCann curates a show with many takes on masculinity.

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It Takes Two to ????

Friday, February 28, 2014

This story by Vanessa Manko is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “How to Be a Man,” hosted by Colum McCann and featuring stories from the anthology The Book of Men.  The reader is Gabriel Byrne.

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In the Garden of the North American Martyrs, by Tobias Wolff

Friday, February 21, 2014

Wolff’s story is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Determination,” hosted by Jane Kaczmarek and featuring stories with character-testing moments.  

 

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Barbara Stanwyck It's Your Time to Shine, by Bianca Galvez

Friday, February 21, 2014

Galvez’s story is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Determination,” hosted by Jane Kaczmarek and featuring stories with character-testing moments.   

 

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Hear 'Through the Tunnel,' Doris Lessing's Tale of a Dangerous Holiday

Friday, February 21, 2014

Lessing’s story is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Determination,” hosted by Jane Kaczmarek and featuring stories with character-testing moments.

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