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Guardian short stories podcast

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Subscribe free to our podcast, presented by the editor of the Guardian's Saturday Review section, Lisa Allardice. Each programme features an interview with a leading author and a reading of the author's favourite short story by another writer.

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James Salter, the veteran American novelist and short story writer, reads a story by Lydia Davis, winner of the 2013 Man Booker International prize

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James Salter, the veteran American novelist and short story writer, reads a story by Lydia Davis, winner of the 2013 Man Booker International prizeLisa AllardiceTim Maby

Jorge Luis Borges's combination of the anecdotal, philosophical and the literary showed Will Self how to achieve the 'truly veridical'. He gets his coordinates from 'On Exactitude in Science'

Nathan Englander finds Jewish history, corruption and man's inhumanity to man and pigeons in Isaac Babel's 'The Story Of My Dovecote'