A lot of people listen to SELECTED SHORTS in their cars.  In this program, the characters are in their cars—running from a bad love affair in the first piece, and toward a natural disaster in the second. Our first story, “Fruit and Words,” is a typically fantastical account by Aimee Bender of a woman who […] More


It’s been hot in New York City. Very, very hot. We asked our friend Aimee Bender for her summer reading list – appropriate for beaches, lakes, and mass transit. More


Unusual stories from Yiddish writers, and a contemporary take on Job. Stories from Moishe Nadir, Sholem Asch and Aimee Bender and performances from Anjelica Huston, Laura Esterman and John Shea. More