The Best American Short Stories celebrated 100 years of publishing great short stories in 2015 and we were thrilled to be invited to the party. More

This episode: love, friendship, and passages through life. More

Two unorthodox love stories including a a saucy reboot of “The Little Mermaid," and a mother in the 1950s counsels her daughter and her friends on love and courtship. More

This episode, three works in which women are subjects, objects, or catalysts. More

Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents four stories in which boys—and one girl—encounter adventures including an excerpt from the classic Stuart Little. More

Two stories about people who beat the odds. More

Writers Teju Cole and Salman Rushdie shared the stage at Symphony Space for an evening featuring several of their works. On this program we’ll hear two of them. More

Guest host Robert Sean Leonard introduces three stories in which eating and drinking. More

This episode we bring you three stories about strange encounters. More

Guest host Jane Kaczmarek introduces three tales about taking things to extremes. More