Selected Shorts Program Information

January 14
"Happy Hour" by Antonya Nelson, read by Mia Dillon
"Xingu" by Edith Wharton, read by Christina Pickles

January 21
"1919" by Julie Otsuka, read by Dawn Akemi Saito
"Milford Junction, 1939: A Brief Encounter" by Robert Coover, read by Cynthia Nixon

January 28
"Ovrashki's Trains" by Lara Vapnyar, read by Heather Raffo
"Eagles" by Kader Abdolah, translated from the Dutch by Peter Constantine, read by Arian Moayed

February 4
"The Topaz Cufflinks Mystery" by James Thurber, read by Isaiah Sheffer
"Tritill, Litill and the Birds" a fairy tale, read by Daniel Gerroll
"Melisande" Edith Nesbit, read by Christina Pickles

February 11
"Driveway" by Pia Z. Ehrhardt, read by Hope Davis
"Roman Fever" by Edith Wharton, read by Maria Tucci

February 18
"Jubilation, Florida" by N.M. Kelby, read by Patricia Kalember
"Bulldog" by Arthur Miller, read by Denis O'Hare

February 25
"How To Relax While Broadcasting" by James Thurber, read by Eli Wallach
"The Ideal Man" by John O'Hara, read by Daniel Gerroll
"Safety Man" by Dan Chaon, read by Hope Davis

March 4
"Toba Tek Singh" by Saadat Hasan Manto, translated from the Urdu by Richard McGill Murphy, read by Aasif Mandvi
"Simple Exercises for the Beginning Student" by Alix Ohlin, read by Judith Ivey

March 11
"The Walk with Elizanne" by John Updike, read by Fritz Weaver
"Loser" by Aimee Bender, read by Linda Emond

March 18
"Liberty Hall" by Ring Lardner, read by Christina Pickles
"The Namesake" by Willa Cather, read by John Shea

March 25
"What Is Poetry?" by Debra Weinstein, read by Laura Esterman
"The City" by Linda Pastan, read by Blair Brown
"The Reckoning" by Edith Wharton, read by Brenda Wehle