Selected Shorts

Sundays at 5pm

A celebration of the short story, read by professional actors from stage and screen. From Symphony Space in NYC. 

Upcoming broadcasts:

June 15 ~  Illusions

GUEST HOST: NEIL GAIMAN

“Miracle Polish” by Steven Millhauser, read by Paul Hecht

“The Open Window” by Saki, read by Tandy Cronyn

June 22 ~  Love and Longing

GUEST HOST: CYNTHIA NIXON

“Fires” by Rick Bass, read by Ted Marcoux

“A Singer's Romance” by Willa Cather, read by Marian Seldes

“What Do We Have in our Pockets?” by Etgar Keret, read by David Rakoff

June 29 ~ A Tribute to David Rakoff:

GUEST HOST DAVID SEDARIS

“Cryptology” by Leonard Michaels, and “Gomez Palacio” by Roberto Bolano, read by David Rakoff

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9:59am

Thu May 31, 2012
Berkeley Symphony 6/3

Sunday: Berkeley Symphony Broadcast

KALW continues its exclusive broadcast partnership with the Berkeley Symphony for a broadcast of their concert entitled "The Shadows of Time" (recorded in Zellerbach Hall on 1/26/12).  Music Director Joana Carneiro leads the orchestra in Debussy's Prélude à l'après midi d'un faune, Dutilleux's The Shadows of Time, and Shostakovich's Symphony No.

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7:17am

Fri March 16, 2012
Arts & Culture

Stories from Haruki Murakami on this week's Selected Shorts

Couples and Mysteries from Haruki Murakami: "Airplane" read by Parker Posey; "The Mirror" read by Campbell Scott, and "The Little Green Monster" read by Dana Ivey.  On this week's Selected Shorts, Sunday at 5pm.  On this week's Selected Shorts

9:13am

Sat February 18, 2012
selected shorts

Murakami and more on Selected Shorts

On  this week's Selected Shorts, hear a selection from 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami, performed by Miriam Silverman and “The Night Bookmobile” by Audrey Niffenegger, performed by Christina Pickles.  Sunday at 5pm.