Selected Shorts: Lots of Laughs!: Volume XVII by David SchicklerSelected Shorts: Lots of Laughs!: Volume XVII by David Schickler

Selected Shorts: Lots of Laughs!: Volume XVII

byDavid Schickler, Ron Carlson, Isaiah Sheffer

Audio Book (CD) | April 1, 2005

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This three-CD collection features more best-loved selections from National Public Radio's Selected Shorts, an award-winning series of classic and contemporary short fiction read by acclaimed actors and recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City. More than three hours of recordings in each collection capture the intimacy of live performance. Stories are alternately funny, sad, moving, and exciting and make a perfect accompaniment to daily activities such as driving, cooking, exercising, and relaxing.

Lots of Laughs! includes, among others, John Updike’s “Farrell’s Caddie,” read by Charles Keating; Neil Gaiman's "Chivalry," read by Christina Pickles; Ron Carlson's "On the USS Fortitude," read by Laura Esterman; Etgar Keret's "Fatso," read by John Guare; and David Schickler's "Jamaica," read by Isaiah Sheffer.
Neil Gaiman, 1960 - Neil Gaiman was born in 1960 in Portchester, England. He worked as a journalist and freelance writer for a time, before deciding to try his hand at comic books. Some of his work has appeared in publications such as "Time Out,""The Sunday Times,""Punch" and "The Observer." Gaiman's first comic endeavor was the graphi...
Title:Selected Shorts: Lots of Laughs!: Volume XVIIFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:3 pages, 5 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:April 1, 2005Publisher:Symphony SpaceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0971921822

ISBN - 13:9780971921825


Editorial Reviews

"When I read for Selected Shorts . . . my job is to take the listener on a trip. I'm like a guide who, having explored the stories' emotional frontier in the private hours of rehearsal, steps up to the microphone on stage at Symphony Space, looks out over the crowd of expectant travelers and says, 'come with me.'"  —John Shea, Emmy award–winning actor