Selected Shorts is an award-winning, one-hour program featuring readings of classic and new short fiction, recorded live at New York's Symphony Space. One of the most popular series on the airwaves, this unique show is hosted by Isaiah Sheffer and produced for radio by Symphony Space and WNYC Radio.
"This is My Kinda Fiction Buster..."
The Underground Railroad: miles and miles of railroad "lines" without so much as a track; "passengers" with a will of iron and steel, but little more than that; "station-masters", "agents", and "conductors" whose signs, secrets, and codes stake the trail to freedom.
America the Beautiful. It just may be the most exciting country in the world. There isn't a food or face, language or lifestyle that can't be found here. All you have to do is listen to this all-American family album: a Native American powwow, a New England family pilgrimage, a car-trip from South Dakota to Montana retracing the thousand-mile covered wagon route detailed in their "Grandma's Diary" a century earlier.