Falling in Love

audiobook (Unabridged) Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story

By Rick Bass

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"At the door is an old lover, someone who broke your heart, who is in England on business and has tracked you down..." - From The Lone Pilgrim by Laurie Colwin

Romance is in the air, tempting the imagination. Stirring tales of love, longing and desire. A great gift for your loved ones!

Rick Bass's Fires

read by Ted Marcoux

In the Rockies a woman sets fire to a parched field to take the plunge into the pool of love.

Padgett Powell's The Winnowing of Mrs. Schuping

read by Christina Pickles

An eccentric southern dame cleans up her act and finds love.

Laurie Colwin's The Lone Pilgrim

read by Hope Davis

A New York artist longs for love and marital domesticity.

E. Nesbit's Melisande

read by Jane Curtin

A delicious fairy tale about a princess with a terrible curse.

Edna O'Brien's Violets

read by Fionnula Flanagan

A subtle portrait of a woman caught in an impossible affair.

Maile Meloy's Travis, B.

read by William Hurt

A Western love story between a lonesome cowboy and a city gal.

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.

Falling in Love