Selected Shorts

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Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.


Episode 5 Nathan Englander “What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank”

October 3rd, 2016

Episode 112 of 156 episodes

The critically acclaimed writer's story was recently selected as one of theBest American Storiesof the past hundred years. And just like all the stories here on Selected Short: Too Hot For Radio there are some adult moments - this story has grown people smoking dope, taking shots of vodka and keeping it real. Actor Dylan Baker gives a tour de force reading that will keep you laughing and on the edge of your seat. Also in this episode, Nathan chats by phone to host Aparna Nancherla from his temporary home in Malawi.

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