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

By Roger Angell

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The perfect gift for baseball fans! Featuring rare reading and commentary by Roger Angell and the late great commissioner of baseball A. Bartlett Giamatti

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The reasons why we'll always love baseball.

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.

"...this story is gentle, hilarious and beautifully observed...Who needs satellite radio?" - From the Las Vegas Sun