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    • Selected Shorts

    • Baseball!
    • By: John Updike, T.C. Boyle
    • Narrated by: Jack Davidson, Fritz Weaver
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Selected Shorts is an award-winning series of classic and contemporary short fiction read by acclaimed actors. The readings are recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City. The Selected Shorts radio series is a co-production of Symphony Space and WNYC, New York Public Radio, and is heard on public radio stations nationwide.

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    • A gem

    • By Hal on 10-24-11

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Blood Ransom

    • Stories From the Front Line in the War Against Somali Piracy
    • By: John Boyle
    • Narrated by: Ric Jerrom
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    For the first time in history, the navies of the world have united against a common enemy - a couple of thousand rag-tag, underfed men and boys in the western Indian Ocean. Crammed into open boats and armed with ancient AK-47s, they range up to a thousand miles from home shores in Somalia. No one knows how many die at sea. But occasionally they hit the jackpot, seizing vessels and crews to be ransomed for millions of dollars.

    • Stories From the Front Line in the War Against Somali Piracy
    • By: John Boyle
    • Narrated by: Ric Jerrom
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 05-07-15
    • 3 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The New Yorker (April 17, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Sasha Frere-Jones, Lauren Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Highlights
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    "Consumption" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Haggadah Da-Vida" by Sasha Frere-Jones; Dubai's Divas-in-Training by Lauren Collins; "A Church Asunder" by Peter J. Boyle; "Jesus Laughed" by Adam Gopnik; "Masquerade" by John Lahr; and "Exposed" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95