Selected Shorts: Keret, Whitehead, Kincaid & Johnson

Did you miss Alec Baldwin reading Colson Whitehead’s essay “Lost & Found”? Don’t worry–it will be repeated on this week’s Selected Shorts, along with three wonderful new stories. First off is “Good Intentions” by One Story author Etgar Keret (seen here pulling an Esther Williams). His story will be performed by the one and only Leonard Nimoy. You’ll also hear “My Mother” by Jamaica Kincaid, read by Laurine Towler and “A Soldier for the Crown,” by Charles Johnson, performed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Listen in on your local station, or go here for podcasts of the show.