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    • WordTheatre: Families & Other Natural Disasters, Volume 1

    • By: Julie Orringer, Alice Mattison, Christine R. Lincoln, and others
    • Narrated by: Halley Feiffer, James Franco, Gary Dourdan, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    WordTheatre, the short story experts, casts the perfect actors to bring great contemporary writing to life. Recorded live with many of the authors present, these nine exquisitely crafted stories explore the one topic that everyone knows something about: families. Whether through birth, adoption, or marriage, whatever the relationships, they provide rich fodder for our talented authors - at times amusing, at others, achingly painful.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very enjoyable

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-18-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • WordTheatre: Ahhhhh, Xmas...

    • Volume 1
    • By: Ron Carlson, Mark Richard, Lou Ann Walker, and others
    • Narrated by: Donal Logue, Craig Bierko, Rachel Boston, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
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    Recorded live with many of the authors present, these nine beautifully crafted stories will take you on a ride through the sublime to the ridiculous as WordTheatre celebrates Christmas! Seven stories by some of our most gifted writers working today are joined with classics penned by O'Henry and Saki. This volume promises to fill you with all the joy and laughter, tears and compassion that this season is famous for.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • WordTheatre: Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, Volume 2

    • By: Brian Doyle, Marvin Cohen, Philip Dacey, and others
    • Narrated by: Linus Roache, Brian Cox, Janel Moloney, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
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    The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses series, published every year since 1976, is the most honored literary project in America. Recorded live at benefit performances for their Fellowships endowment, Volume 2 of this stunning collection contains nine outstanding examples of the short story. Though varying in theme and tone, they share a brilliant pedigree.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • WordTheatre: Lost & Found, Volume 1

    • By: Patricia Engel, Alethea Black, Meg Howrey, and others
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Aspillaga, Cassidy Freeman, Mae Whitman, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
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    WordTheatre, the short story experts, casts the perfect actors to bring great contemporary writing to life. Recorded live with many of the writers present, these nine exquisitely crafted stories navigate fragile yet defining moments of transformation that inform us at every age. Perhaps a time or a place, a friend or relative, those memories that leaves an indelible mark, spark the imaginations of these wonderful authors.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • WordTheatre: Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, Volume 1

    • By: David Vann, Gerard Woodward, Tom Lee, and others
    • Narrated by: Rhashan Stone, Juliet Stevenson, Julian Sands, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    WordTheatre, the short story experts, casts the perfect actors to bring great contemporary writing to life. The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award is the richest prize for a story under 6,000 words. In the lead up to the announcement of each year's winner, the six shortlisted stories are presented to the public with many of the writers present. Recorded live in London and Oxford, England, these nine shortlisted stories inhabit distinct worlds where cultures and personalities collide.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • WordTheatre: Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, Volume 1

    • By: Andre Dubus III, Pamela Painter, Lorna Goodison, and others
    • Narrated by: Vincent Piazza, Amber Tambly, CCH Pounder, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    WordTheatre, the short story experts, casts the perfect actors to bring great contemporary writing to life. The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses series, published every year since 1976, is the most honored literary project in America. Recorded live at benefit performances for their Fellowships endowment, Volume 1 of this stunning collection contains nine outstanding examples of the short story. Though varying in theme and tone, they share a brilliant pedigree.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loving my first poetry audiobook

    • By J Hynes on 05-10-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • WordTheatre: Love & Loss, Volume 1

    • By: Pamela Painter, Jane Smiley, Hal Ackerman, and others
    • Narrated by: Michael Zegen, Amy Brenneman, Adrian Pasdar, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
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    WordTheatre, the short story experts, casts the perfect actors to bring great contemporary writing to life. Recorded live with many of the writers present, these nine exquisitely crafted stories guide you through the highs and lows of marriage. From the complications of newfound intimacy to the devastations wrought by death, you will be deeply moved by these authors' explorations.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • WordTheatre: Heart Matters, Volume 1

    • By: Ramona Ausubel, Aimee Bender, Richard Bausch, and others
    • Narrated by: Hallee Hirsh, Mark Moses, Nicholas Brendon, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
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    WordTheatre, the short story experts, casts the perfect actors to bring great contemporary writing to life. Recorded live with the authors present, these nine exquisitely crafted stories explore the emotional complications of this thing called love. From the intoxication of a first crush to the devastation of a broken heart, take a journey through the anguish and ecstasy of human emotions.

    Regular price: $19.95