Selected Shorts: The William Hurt Collection
Recorded live at the Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City and at venues across the United States, these audio anthologies feature short stories from the Selected Shorts program that airs nationwide. More than 300,000 listeners tune in to this offering weekly to hear some of their favorite tales read aloud by an assortment of distinguished actors.From a Bosnian man'...more
Audio CD, 1 page
Published April 1st 2009 by Symphony Space
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Bittersweet is the underlying theme in this latest edition of Selected Shorts. As in Towel Season by Ron Carlson (1999) when a mathematician loses his way and finds himself again in a stretched summer filled with his previously ignored family and parties and other people’s colorful pool towels. Or in Richard Ford’s Communist (1984) in which a young man goes goose hunting with his mother’s communist ex-boyfriend and accidentally discovers himself becoming a man along the way. All 4 stories are na...more
I highly recommend several of the Selected Shorts audio collections from Symphony Space. My daughter just bought a new one for me, "A Touch of Magic," which I can't wait to get to -- one of the shorts is Stephen Colbert reading Ray Bradbury's "The Veldt."