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Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.

Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen. Show more

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Complicated Couples

Published Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:01:39 -0700

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

About Time and Change

Published Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:38:07 -0700

Guest host Jane Curtin talks with Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich of Radiolab about stories they curated for SELECTED ...

Things Are Not What They Seem

Published Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:33:18 -0700

Shame, longing, and passion lie beneath the surface lives of the characters in these three stories. Guest Colm Toibin talks ...

Alternative Endings

Published Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:12:25 -0700

On this program, two stories about powerful maternal instincts, and hard choices. In Amy Hempel’s “Beg, SI Tog, Inc, Cont, ...

Do You Know Where You Are?

Published Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:20:07 -0700

On this program, Jay McInerney’s scathing look at bright lights in the big city. His story “It’s Six A.M., Do You Know Where ...