This 2007 Audie Award finalist features more than three hours of some of the greatest shorts stories of all time.
- James Thurber's "The Night the Ghost Got In"
performed by Isaiah Sheffer
Comic Mayhem is unleashed when a family hears a ghost in the night... and calls in the police.
- Edith Wharton's "Roman Fever"
performed by Maria Tucci
Two women reflect on romance and intrigue, long ago in Rome.
- Jack London's "Make Westing"
performed by Steven Gilborn
Danger, adventure, corruption and secrecy dog a ship as it rounds Cape Horn.
- D.H. Lawrence's "The Rocking Horse Winner"
performed by John Shea
A dark fable of a magical toy helping a little boy cope with family troubles.
- Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery"
performed by Marian Seldes
In Jackson's classic nightmare of society and sacrifice, someone will be the chosen one.
- Raymond Carver's "Cathedral"
performed by James Naughton
A subtle and intimate portrait of a man during a visit from his wife's blind friend.
Chapter 1Duration: 12min
Chapter 2Duration: 23min
Chapter 3Duration: 20min
Chapter 4Duration: 38min
Chapter 5Duration: 21min
Chapter 6Duration: 37min
Chapter 7Duration: 39min