For the Relief of Unbearable Urges (Short Story)

  • by Nathan Englander
  • Narrated by Arthur Morey
  • 0 hrs and 32 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In this hilarious title story from Nathan Englander's collection For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, a Hasidic man gets a special dispensation from his rabbi to see a prostitute.


What the Critics Say

"Englander's voice is distinctly his own: daring, funny and exuberant." (The New York Times)
"Taut, edgy, sharply observed....A revelation of the human condition." (The New York Times Book Review)
"Remarkable art....The author fills each of these pieces with vivid life, with characters that jump off the page." (Newsday)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-15-2007
  • Publisher: Random House Audio