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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (17 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Updike Narrator: Jack Davidson, Fritz Weaver Publisher: Symphony Space Format: Original Staging Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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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.

In this collection of timeless classics:

  • Roger Angell and A. Bartlett Giamatti's Play by Play
  • John Updike's Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu read by Jack Davidson
  • Rolfe Humphries' Polo Grounds read by Fritz Weaver
  • Robert Francis' Pitcher and Base Stealer read by Arthur French
  • Robert Fitzgerald's Cobb Would Have Caught It read by Jonathan Hadary
  • Roger Angell's Game Six read by the author
  • Yusef Komunyakaa's Glory read by Isaiah Sheffer
  • W.P. Kinsella's The Thrill of the Grass read by John Shea
  • Ken Kalfus' The Joy and Melancholy Baseball Trivia Quiz read by Jack Davidson
  • T.C. Boyle's The Hector Quesadilla Story read by Jerry Zaks
  • A. Bartlett Giamatti's The Green Fields of the Mind read by the author Download and start listening now!

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    • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Lauri | 10/31/2013

      " like all anthologies, some of the stories worked for me and some did not. The poetry was wonderful and one or two of the stories certainly grabbed me. Now I just want baseball season to get underway! "

    • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Mark | 11/15/2010

      " Updike's excessively earnest readings may betray the essential subtleties of his stories, but it's pretty pardonable given that he gave us the stories in the first place. "

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