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A Talking Horse, Of Course

Friday, May 02, 2014

This reading by Tony Roberts of Walter R. Brooks’ “Ed Has His Mind Improved,” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Readers, Writers, and Dreamers,” hosted by John Lithgow.

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The Soldier and the Librarian

Friday, May 02, 2014

This reading Rochelle Oliver of Ray Bradbury’s “Exchange” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Readers, Writers, and Dreamers,” hosted by John Lithgow.

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The Moth Radio Hour

The Moth Radio Hour: Adolescence and Agony

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

A boy has a standing weekly date with his grandma; a mom intercepts a romantic letter; a teen faces a wild buck in the woods; a quest for the perfect first kiss; and a middle school pencil case mystery.

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The Greene Space

Five Years in The Greene Space

Friday, April 25, 2014

The Greene Space at WNYC/WQXR is celebrating five years as New York Public Radio's open gathering place! 

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Flying Carpets

Friday, April 25, 2014

This reading by Billy Campbell of Steven Millhauser’s “Flying Carpets” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Wish Fulfillment,” hosted by Parker Posey.

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Selected Shorts: Wish Fulfillment

Friday, April 25, 2014

Gary Shteyngart's hamburger obsession, and flying carpets.

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Glittery Eyes

Friday, April 25, 2014

This reading by Parker Posey of Etgar Keret’s “Glittery Eyes” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Wish Fulfillment,” hosted by Parker Posey.

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What Animal Are You?

Friday, April 25, 2014

This reading by Willem Dafoe of Etgar Keret’s “What Animal Are You?” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Wish Fulfillment,” hosted by Parker Posey.

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Gary Shteyngart Talks with Hannah Tinti

Friday, April 25, 2014

Gary Shteyngart spoke with SHORTS literary commentator Hannah Tinti about how food helped link him to America, about his writing, and the making of his memoir Little Failure, for the SELECTED SHORTS program “Wish Fulfillment,” hosted by Parker Posey.

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Sixty-Nine Cent Hamburger

Friday, April 25, 2014

This reading by Alex Karpovsky of Gary Shteyngart’s “Sixty-Nine Cents” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Wish Fulfillment,” hosted by Parker Posey.

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The Moth Radio Hour

The Moth Radio Hour: Bible Bucks, Meatballs and Big Brothers

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Tales from The Moth StorySLAMS: Encyclopedia Brown in the courtroom; "bible bucks" at Sunday school; a corporate speech writer; an alpha big brother; an imaginary last meal; the Bad News Bears of high school Basketball; and the need for romantic declut...

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She's not the One/She's the One

Friday, April 18, 2014

This reading by Kate Burton of Aimee Bender’s story “The Meeting” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Romantic Calamities,” hosted by Parker Posey.

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Workouts for a Broken Heart

Friday, April 18, 2014

This reading by Parker Posey of Miranda July’s story “The Swim Team” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Romantic Calamities,” hosted by Parker Posey.

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99% Rejected

Friday, April 18, 2014

This reading by Wyatt Cenac of Simon Rich’s “Occupy Jen Street,” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Romantic Calamities,” hosted by Parker Posey.

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Starting from Happy

Friday, April 18, 2014

This reading by Kirsten Vangsness of Patricia Marx’s “Starting from Happy” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Romantic Calamities,” hosted by Parker Posey.

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Selected Shorts: Romantic Calamities

Friday, April 18, 2014

Advice for the lovelorn (not) from Patricia Marx, Simon Rich, Miranda July, and Aimee Bender.

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The Moth Radio Hour

Joby Ogwyn: The Ascent

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A climber attempts to reach the top of Mount Everest.

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A Serial Lover

Friday, April 11, 2014

This reading by Robert Sean Leonard of Mark Strand’s story “True Loves” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Love, Cake, and Kites,” hosted by Parker Posey.

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Boys Just Want to Have Fun

Friday, April 11, 2014

This reading by Colman Domingo of Justin Torres’ story “Trash Kites” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Love, Cake, and Kites,” hosted by Parker Posey.

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Selected Shorts: Love, Cake, and Kites

Friday, April 11, 2014

Serving up a Bisquick recipe, a serial lover, some kites, and a tour of a pie shop.

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