59 Min Released Jan 26, 2017

Coming and Going: Best American Short Stories

Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents three works from The Best American Short Stories 2016, selected by Junot Diaz.  An American student meets her Ethiopian relatives in "The Suitcase," by Meron Hadero, read by RenĂ©e Elise Goldsberry .  A young boy sees something unbelievable in Daniel O'Malley's "The Bridge," read by Joan Allen.   And an endangered parrot pleads for compassion in "The Great Silence," by Ted Chiang, read by Elizabeth Rodriguez. 

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

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