Selected Shorts: Tales of Betrayal

Selected Shorts: Tales of Betrayal

by Symphony Space
     
 

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

Overview

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.
 
 
Abraham prepares to slay Isaac; siblings fall in love with the same man; a Thai man hides his secret guilt from his best friend on draft selection day—in each betrayal, characters make choices that define their lives and suffer consequences often dire or disquieting. Among this anthology’s features are Tessa Hadley’s "Mother’s Son" read by Shohreh Aghdashloo, Adam Haslett’s "Devotion" read by John Shea, Rattawut Lapcharoensap’s "Draft Day" read by B. D. Wong, and Galina Vromen’s "Sarah’s Story" read by Jane Curtin.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
Best AudioBooks of 2007, AudioFile Magazine

"Stories focusing on betrayal culled from the award-winning NPR series, which features actors reading classic and new short stories at New York City's Symphony Space."  —Publishers Weekly

"All of the stories deal with betrayal but in widely varying contexts, giving listeners an eclectic sampling of some excellent short fiction."  —Library Journal

Library Journal
All of the stories deal with betrayal but in widely varying contexts, giving listeners an eclectic sampling of some excellent short fiction.
AudioFile
From the Selected Shorts Public Radio series, the six well-crafted tales anthologized here range from the hilarious to the deeply moving.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934033029
Publisher:
Symphony Space
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Series:
Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story
Edition description:
Unabridged
Pages:
3
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Meet the Author

Symphony Space is a performing arts center based in New York City that fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, literary, and film programs that bring artists and audiences together in an atmosphere of exploration and intimacy. This organization reaches audiences throughout New York City, the wider metropolitan area, and—through distribution of programs via media such as radio, recordings, podcasts, and touring—the nation.

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