A story about being an outsider, and yet being the object of fascination at the same time. More


On this show, four stories inspired by other books and authors. More


This episode, four stories by Lydia Davis, whose work is tiny, but mighty and a bonus story by John Updike. More


Three stories by the American master Shirley Jackson, from an evening at Symphony Space honoring her work. More


Israeli author Etgar Keret joins literary commentator Hannah Tinti for a look at three stories about strange encounters and new beginnings. Etgar Keret is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. His books have been published in thirty-one languages in thirty-five countries, and his stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The […] More


What a Friday! Before we post about this weekend's show, we have some news from the Shorts casting office. More