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Since it's founding 25 years ago, Riverhead Books has established itself as a publisher of bestselling literary fiction and quality non-fiction. Throughout its history, Riverhead Books has been dedicated to publishing extraordinary, ground-breaking, unique fiction and non-fiction writers. Riverhead's books have won Pulitzer Prizes, National Book Critic Circle Awards, and numerous other distinctions. In this FREE collection, we highlight some of our favorite Selected Shorts readings of Riverhead authors over the years. Want to hear more?  Join us on November 28th at Symphony Space as Selected Shorts celebrates the 25th anniversary of Riverhead books with Daniel Alarcón, Lesley Nneka Arimah, Lauren Groff, and James McBride. Hosted by Meg Wolitzer.

- Etgar Keret "Good Intentions" performed by Leonard Nimoy
- Maile Meloy "Red" performed by Keith Szarabajka
- Brit Bennett "Ain't That Good News" performed by Karen Pittman
- Patricia Lockwood "List of Cross Dressing Soldiers" performed by Dylan Marron
- George Saunders "My Flamboyant Grandson" performed by Harris Yulin
- ZZ Packer "Gideon" performed by Danielle Brooks
- Ramona Ausubel "You Can Find Love Now" performed by Martin Short and Amy Ryan
- Carrie Brownstein "The Woods" - excerpt from Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl performed by Carrie Brownstein
- Danielle Evans "Nobody's Gonna Sleep Here, Honey" performed by Sonia Manzano
- Aleksander Hemon "Good Living" performed by Boyd Gaines
- Helen Oyeyemi "Dornička and the St. Martin's Day Goose" performed by Colby Minifie


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