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    • Masterpieces of Short Fiction

    • By: Michael Krasny, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Michael Krasny
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    More than simply a shorter version of the novel, the short story is a unique and rewarding literary form in itself. It offers a world in miniature faithfully captured by the author's mastery of character, plot, setting, image, and theme. The time it takes to read a short story may be brief, but its impact lasts much longer. Short story writers see by the light of the flash," says author and Nobel Laureate Nadine Gordimer. "Theirs is the art of the only thing that one can be sure of-the present moment."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Few New Ideas for Short Fiction

    • By David L. Wilson on 12-18-13

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Let There Be Laughter

    • A Treasury of Great Jewish Humor and What It All Means
    • By: Michael Krasny
    • Narrated by: Michael Krasny
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Michael Krasny has been telling Jewish jokes since his bar mitzvah, and it's been said that he knows more of them than anyone on the planet. He certainly states his case in this wise, enlightening, and hilarious book that not only collects the best of Jewish humor passed down from generation to generation but explains the cultural expressions and anxieties behind the laughs.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Could’ve been ...

    • By J. Leder on 01-14-18

    Regular price: $24.49