Selected Shorts

  • by Rick Bass, Padgett Powell, Laurie Colwin, E. Nesbit, Edna O'Brien, Maile Meloy
  • Narrated by Ted Marcoux, Christina Pickles, Hope Davis, Jane Curtin, Fionnula Flanagan, William Hurt
  • 3 hrs and 5 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

Selected Shorts: Falling in Love presents a collection of stirring tales of love and longing:



Rick Bass' "Fires", read by Ted Marcoux
Padgett Powell's "The Winnowing of Mrs. Schuping", read by Christina Pickles
Laurie Colwin's "The Lone Pilgrim", read by Hope Davis
E. Nesbit's "Melisande", read by Jane Curtin
Edna O'Brien's "Violets", read by Fionnula Flanagan
Maile Meloy's "Travis, B.", read by William Hurt
Selected Shorts is an award-winning series of classic and contemporary short fiction read by acclaimed actors. The series originates at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City. The Selected Shorts radio series is a co-production of Symphony Space and WNYC, New York Public Radio, and is heard on public radio stations nationwide.

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all of the selected shorts series are the best

All of the Selected Shorts packages on Audible are the best. Perfect semi-serious stories to intermingle with the longer works you listen to. And a nice package of podcast-like pieces all collected to together into a single place. I recommend that you download them all, if you have the credits available, and listen to them when you are tired of whatever else you have on your MP3 player. Highly recommended.
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- D. Littman "history buff"

Great stories! Wish there were more

Wonderful, witty tales, narrated by some of the best actors around. I just wish there were more...
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- Colleen Calvert "Lover of historical fiction. I have turned to audiobooks to supplement scare reading time, amidst a busy job and parenting."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-19-2006
  • Publisher: Symphony Space, Inc.