Selected Shorts: Isaiah Sheffer Remembered

Friday, November 08, 2013

SELECTED SHORTS honors the memory of our creator and host of Isaiah Sheffer, who died on November 8, 2012., in a reprise of a special program hosted by Colum McCann.   For nearly thirty years Sheffer presided over our “celebration of the short story.”  He was much loved and is still sorely missed.


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Deceptively Simple: A Conversation with Nobel Laureate Alice Munro

Thursday, October 17, 2013

On October 10th it was announced that the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature would go to 82-year-old Canadian writer Alice Munro.


A Selected Shorts Special: 'The Kreutzer Sonata'

Friday, October 15, 2010

In celebration of the Tolstoy centenary, host Isaiah Sheffer reads an excerpt from this powerful tale.