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The Baby-Sitter

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A Hellish babysitting gig.

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Expecting the Unexpected

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A bad babysitting gig; Walter Mitty conquers all; a future where walking is illegal; and a duck with nine lives.

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Selected Shorts: Expect the Unexpected

Friday, September 06, 2013

Guest host Neil Gaiman introduces stories with surprises.

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Selected Shorts: Expect the Unexpected

Sunday, March 24, 2013

On this episode of Selected Shorts, fantasy author Neil Gaiman guest hosts a program of weird and wacky tales of the unexpected.

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Selected Shorts: Couples and Mysteries from Haruki Murakami

Sunday, March 18, 2012

In the fall of 2011 we celebrated the long-awaited publication of the big novel IQ84 by the prodigious Japanese writer Haruki Murakami with a Symphony Space marathon SELECTED SHORTS program called “Murakami Madness.”  Earlier in this radio season we’ve heard portions from that epic evening, including the opening chapter of the novel, and several short stories which we selected to show the remarkable range and variety in subject matter, literary imagination, and diverse moods—from provocatively comical to truly frightening—that characterize Murakami’s work.

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