Selected Shorts: Falling in Love presents a collection of stirring tales of love and longing:
Rick Bass' "Fires", read by Ted MarcouxPadgett Powell's "The Winnowing of Mrs. Schuping", read by Christina PicklesLaurie Colwin's "The Lone Pilgrim", read by Hope DavisE. Nesbit's "Melisande", read by Jane CurtinEdna O'Brien's "Violets", read by Fionnula FlanaganMaile 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.
Beautifully, craftily read aloud
Seeing these stories in print, I would likely not want to read them, but listening to Christina Pickles and William Hurt read aloud gave me an entirely new appreciation for fiction and literature altogether.