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The Standard of Living

Friday, September 26, 2014

Dorothy Parker's answer to inflation.

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Weird Schooldays

Friday, September 19, 2014

A darkly comic tale by Donald Barthelme

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Selected Shorts: Too Much Information

Friday, September 19, 2014

An odd couple, and a weird school, in two stories hosted by Robert Sean Leonard.

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Feathers

Friday, September 19, 2014

An odd couple, a baby, and a peacock in a story by American master Raymond Carver.

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Where You'll Find Me

Friday, September 12, 2014

Secrets and lies from Ann Beattie.

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The Year of Spaghetti

Friday, September 12, 2014

Cooking pasta with Haruki Murakami

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Reading Aloud

Friday, September 12, 2014

A brief encounter from Marina Keegan

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Selected Shorts: Between Meals

Friday, September 12, 2014

Christmas cheer and family secrets with Ann Beattie; Haruki Murakami cooks spaghetti; a young writer’s brief candle.  

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Complicated Couples

Friday, September 05, 2014

A long marriage and the Tweedledum and Tweedledee of the nuclear age in stories hosted by Wyatt Cenac.

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Do You Know Where I Am?

Friday, September 05, 2014

Sherman Alexie looks at a long marriage

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Game

Friday, September 05, 2014

Seriously paranoid guys in a Cold War bunker

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The History of Everything Including You

Friday, August 29, 2014

Jenny Hollowell tells us the history of the world in ten minutes.

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Selected Shorts: Radiolab Edition

Friday, August 29, 2014

Guest host Jane Curtin, and Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich, introduce stories about time, love, and identity.

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The Bureau

Friday, August 22, 2014

Old furniture, new lives

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Selected Shorts: Things Are Not What They Seem

Friday, August 22, 2014

Shame, longing, and passion lie beneath the surface lives of the characters in three stories by Colm Toibin, James Salter, and J. Robert Lennon.

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A Priest in the Family

Friday, August 22, 2014

Colm Toibin looks at the cost of disgrace in the family.

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Dusk

Friday, August 22, 2014

A lonely woman looks back on love and life.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Short Stories Set in the Far Reaches of Brooklyn

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Mark Chiusano discusses his debut collection of short stories, Marine Park, all set in the train-less and tourist-free Brooklyn neighborhood.

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Sarah's Story

Friday, August 15, 2014

This reading by Jane Curtin of Galina Vroman's “Sarah’s Story” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Alternative Endings” hosted by Jane Curtin.

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Knitting for Life

Friday, August 15, 2014

This reading by Anika Noni Rose of Amy Hempel’s “Beg, SI Tog, Inc, Cont, Rep” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Alternative Endings” hosted by Jane Curtin.

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