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Selected Shorts: Dogs, Dates, and Dilemmas

Friday, July 04, 2014

John Lithgow walks the dog; Rick Moody tweets for love.

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Cryptology

Friday, June 27, 2014

This reading by David Rakoff of Leonard Michaels’ “Cryptology” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “A Tribute to David Rakoff ” hosted by David Sedaris.

 

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Gomez Palacio

Friday, June 27, 2014

This reading by David Rakoff of Roberto Bolano’s “Gomez Palacio,” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “A Tribute to David Rakoff ” hosted by David Sedaris.

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Selected Shorts: A Tribute to David Rakoff

Friday, June 27, 2014

David Sedaris hosts a tribute to David Rakoff

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Selected Shorts: Love, Longing, and Loose Change

Friday, June 20, 2014

Love and a long distance runner, love, or chocolate, and love and loose change in three romances.

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What Do We Have in Our Pockets?

Friday, June 20, 2014

This reading by David Rakoff of Etgar Keret’s “What Do We Have in our Pockets?” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Love, Longing, and Loose Change,” hosted by Cynthia Nixon.

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Fires

Friday, June 20, 2014

This reading by Ted Marcoux of Rick Bass’s “Fires” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Love, Longing, and Loose Change,” hosted by Cynthia Nixon.

 

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A Singer's Romance

Friday, June 20, 2014

This reading by Marian Seldes of Willa Cather’s “A Singer’s Romance” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Love, Longing, and Loose Change,” hosted by Cynthia Nixon.

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Selected Shorts: Illusions and Deceptions

Friday, June 13, 2014

A bizarre case of vanity, and the funniest ghost story ever from authors Steven Millhauser and Saki.

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Mirror, Mirror

Friday, June 13, 2014

This reading by Paul Hecht of Steven Millhauser’s “Miracle Polish” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Illusions and Deceptions,” hosted by Neil Gaiman.

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The Open Window

Friday, June 13, 2014

This reading by Tandy Cronyn of Saki’s  “The Open Window” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Illusions and Deceptions,” hosted by Neil Gaiman.

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Snow

Friday, June 06, 2014

This reading by Mary Stuart Masterson of Ann Beattie’s “Snow” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “We’re So Excited,” hosted by Hope Davis.

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The Slaves in New York

Friday, June 06, 2014

This reading by Anna Chlumsky of Tama Janowitz’s “The Slaves in New York” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “We’re So Excited,” hosted by Hope Davis.

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Father's Day

Friday, June 06, 2014

This reading by Bobby Cannavale of Donald Barthelme’s “Chablis” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “We’re So Excited,” hosted by Hope Davis.

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After the Denim

Friday, June 06, 2014

This reading by Michael Cerveris of Raymond Carver’s “After the Denim” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “We’re So Excited,” hosted by Hope Davis.

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Selected Shorts: We're So Excited

Friday, June 06, 2014

Back to the '80s with Donald Barthelme, Tama Janowitz, Raymond Carver, and Ann Beattie

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Re-Brand a Super Hero

Friday, May 30, 2014

This reading by Chip Kidd of Larry Doyle’s “ReBoot Me” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Heroes and Villains,” hosted by Hope Davis.

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From Mousy to Moth Goddess

Friday, May 30, 2014

This reading by Aya Cash of an excerpt from Michael Chabon’s The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Heroes and Villains,” hosted by Hope Davis.

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Selected Shorts: Heroes and Villains

Friday, May 30, 2014

Bam! Pow! Host Hope Davis offers up tales of super heroes, including Luna Moth — a mousy librarian's seductive, dangerous alter-ego in Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.

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Silence is Consent

Friday, May 30, 2014

This reading by David Strathairn of John Biguenet’s “I am Not a Jew” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Heroes and Villains,” hosted by Hope Davis.

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