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    • Amy Bloom's Away

    • Thalia Book Club
    • By: Amy Bloom
    • Narrated by: Jill Eikenberry, Amy Bloom, Isaiah Sheffer
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    In 1927, a Russian immigrant woman set off from New York City to walk home to Russia on foot. Amy Bloom tells how she took this kernel of historic fact and dreamed up a lush, epic, and yet wonderfully intimate novel.

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Selected Shorts

    • Whodunit?
    • By: C. S. Montanye, Dashiell Hammett, Ed McBain, and others
    • Narrated by: Fionnula Flanagan, John Shea, Isaiah Sheffer, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is My Kinda Fiction Buster...

    • By HIYBRID on 03-18-12

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Thalia Book Club: 'To Kill a Mockingbird' 50th Anniversary Celebration - Readings, Discussion and Audience Q&A

    • By: Symphony Space
    • Narrated by: Stephen Colbert, Isaiah Sheffer, Jayne Anne Phillips, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 274
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 204

    Authors and actors including Stephen Colbert, Libba Bray (award winning young-adult novelist Going Bovine, winner of 2010 Printz Award), Oskar Eustis (Artistic Director at The Public Theater), Kurt Andersen (novelist and Studio 360 Host), Jayne Anne Phillips (novelist and National Book Award finalist Lark & Termite), filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy (author of the upcoming book Scout, Atticus, and Boo), and others pay tribute to the Pulitzer prize-winning classic novel about racial injustice and loss of innocence in a small Southern town.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • This is not the full story.

    • By Casey on 11-18-11

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Thalia Book Club: Richard Ford's 'The Sportswriter', 'Independence Day', and 'The Lay of the Land'

    • By: Richard Ford
    • Narrated by: Isaiah Sheffer, David Strathairn
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning author talks candidly about his celebrated trilogy of novels, and his approach to writing the character of Frank Bascombe over 20-plus years, overthrowing some of his readers' assumptions in the course of the conversation. Symphony Space Artistic Director Isaiah Sheffer interviews Mr. Ford, whose "pitch-perfect voice takes us as close as we can get to experiencing another person's inner life" ( Newsweek).

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Missings

    • By Louis on 06-07-12

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Selected Shorts: POE!

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Terrance Mann, René Auberjonois, Fionnula Flanagan, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Poe! is a deliciously gripping sampling of the mad imagination of 19th century gothic master of horror and suspense, murder and mayhem, Edgar Allan Poe. The creepy, breathtaking, and soulful classic tales include: “The Masque of the Red Death”, the terrifying and ironic story of a nobleman who attempts to seal himself and his friends away from a terrible plague raging outside, performed by Fionnula Flanagan (Transamerica); “The Pit and the Pendulum”; and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-05-17

    Regular price: $13.96