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Tobias Wolff

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The Night in Question

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Only bad choices in this brother-sister tale from Tobias Wolff

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Dilemmas: What Would You Do?

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Guest host David Sedaris presents three stories about difficult choices.

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Nightingale

Thursday, January 08, 2015

William Hurt reads a father-son story from Tobias Wolff

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Family Ties

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Dogs are love, wacky wedding announcements, and a father-son story.

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In the Garden of the North American Martyrs, by Tobias Wolff

Friday, February 21, 2014

Wolff’s story is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Determination,” hosted by Jane Kaczmarek and featuring stories with character-testing moments.  

 

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Selected Shorts: Determination

Friday, February 21, 2014

A college professor loses it, a young boy swims for his life, an elevator operator knows what for, in this program hosted by Jane Kaczmarek.

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David Sedaris Presents Stories About Difficult Choices

Friday, December 13, 2013

David Sedaris ushers in stories about tough choices, and describes a serious (not) wardrobe crisis.

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Selected Shorts: Family Values

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Guest host David Sedaris presents an unexpectedly funny story by thriller writer Patricia Highsmith, and a great father and son tale by Tobias Wolff

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Selected Shorts: What Would You Do?

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Old friends, hard choices, and a wardrobe malfunction.  David Sedaris hosts, and reads a comic rant by Frank Gannon.

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Selected Shorts: Growing Up Fast

Sunday, March 11, 2012

A program devoted to “growing up fast.”  In our first story, Tobias Wolff’s “Smorgasbord,” two prep-school boys lose their innocence in more way than one when the stepmother of a classmate take them out to dinner.  The prep school is familiar turf for Wolff, who lied his way into his own school, a move that may have prepared him for his future career as a fiction writer.

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