Synopses & Reviews
Recorded live at the Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City and at venues across the United States, these audio anthologies feature short stories from the Selected Shorts program that airs nationwide. More than 300,000 listeners tune in to this offering weekly to hear some of their favorite tales read aloud by an assortment of distinguished actors. Hilarious and colorful episodes in the lives of familiesmany depicted from a kids-eye-vieware the theme for this compilation. They include, Shirley Jacksons "Charles" read by Lois Smith, Etgar Kerets "Pride and Joy" read by Robert Sean Leonard, Diane Leslies "A Life of Crime" read by Jill Eikenberry, Rick Moodys "Boys" read by B. D. Wong, Frank OConnors "First Confession" read by Malachy McCourt, Grace Paleys "The Loudest Voice" read by Linda Lavin, and Tourés "Solomons Big Day: A Childrens Story" read by Daniel Alexander Jones.
Best AudioBooks of 2007, AudioFile Magazine
About the Author
Symphony Space is a performing arts center based in New York City that fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, literary, and film programs that bring artists and audiences together in an atmosphere of exploration and intimacy. This organization reaches audiences throughout New York City, the wider metropolitan area, andthrough distribution of programs via media such as radio, recordings, podcasts, and touringthe nation.