The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show The Best American Short Stories of 2008 Listen 15 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe width="600" height="130" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="//www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=json/57533"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Salman Rushdie shares his picks for the best short stories of the past year. He’s edited The Best American Short Stories 2008, which features works by A.M. Homes, Jonathan Lethem, Alice Munro, Tobias Wolff, and lots more.