Selected Shorts

Symphony Space

Arts, Performing Arts

Chart Positions

Performing Arts 22
Arts 59

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


Untying Family Ties

September 1st, 2016

Episode 106 of 115 episodes

Guest host Hope Davis introduces Alice Munro’s “The Moons of Jupiter,” in which a woman caring for her ailing father reflects on her own life and his. The reader is Oscar winner Holly Hunter. In Ursula K. Le Guin’s “She Unnames Them,” read by Joanna Gleason, Eve makes some changes in Paradise.