THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES OF THE CENTURY Mp3



Learn American English through short stories



Learning English short stories

John Updike has selected enduring stories from the eighty-four annual volumes of THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES, and the result is "a spectacular tapestry of fictional achievement". This extraordinary collection features a wide variety of contemporary writers reading classics of the genre, along with authors reading from their own work. Containing twenty-two unabridged stories in all, the expanded CD audio edition includes a new story from THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 1999 to round out the century.

Author                         Title                                               Reader

Sherwood Anderson          "The Other Woman"                    John Updike
Catherine Ann Porter         "Theft"                                Jill McCorkle
F. Scott Fitzgerald             "Crazy Sunday"                   George Plimpton
James Alan McPherson         "Gold Coast"                   -the author
Jean Stafford                     "The Interior Castle"              Mary Gordon
Bernard Malamud              "The German Refugee"         Alan Cheuse
Cynthia Ozick                   "The Shawl"                        -the author
Roseleen Brown               "How to Win"                      -the author
Thom Jones                     "I Want to Live!"                   -the author
Gish Jen                           "Birthmates"                           -the author
Grace Stone Coates         "Wild Plumbs"                      Ashley Warlick
Dorothy Parker                  "Here We Are"                   Meg Wolitzer
Robert Penn Warren        "Christmas Gift"                    Christopher Tilghman
Eudora Welty                "The Hitch-Hikers"                  Jill McCorkle
E. B. White                     "The Second Tree from the Corner"          Donald Hall
John Updike                  "Gesturing"                                     -the author
Donald Barthelme              "A City of Churches"                     Rick Moody
Tim O'Brian                 "The Things They Carried"                   -the author
Raymond Carver               "Where I'm Calling From"              Charles Baxter
Lorrie Moore                 "You're Ugly Too"                                -the author
Carolyn Ferrell             "Proper Library"                                    -the author
Pam Houston                "The Best Girlfriend You Never Had       -the author

Nicely tagged and labeled, original CD tracks, cover scan included.

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Content

  • 01-01 Introduction.mp3 1 MB
  • 01-02 The Other Woman - Sherwood Anderson.mp3 15 MB
  • 01-03 Theft - Catherine Ann Porter.mp3 10 MB
  • 01-04 Crazy Sunday - F Scott Fitzgerald.mp3 23 MB
  • 02-01 Crazy Sunday_2 - F Scott Fitzgerald.mp3 4 MB
  • 02-02 Gold Coast - James Alan McPherson.mp3 28 MB
  • 02-03 The Interior Castle - Jean Stafford.mp3 15 MB
  • 03-01 The Interior Castle_2 - Jean Stafford.mp3 11 MB
  • 03-02 The German Refugee - Bernard Malamud.mp3 21 MB
  • 03-03 The Shawl - Cynthia Ozick.mp3 10 MB
  • 04-01 How To Win - Rosellen Brown.mp3 26 MB Learning English
  • 04-02 I Want To Live - Thom Jones.mp3 20 MB
  • 05-01 I Want To Live_2 - Thom Jones.mp3 12 MB
  • 05-02 Birthmates - Gish Jen.mp3 28 MB
  • 06-01 Wild Plums - Grace Stone Coates.mp3 8 MB
  • 06-02 Here We Are - Dorothy Parker.mp3 12 MB
  • 06-03 Christmas Gift - Robert Penn Warren.mp3 18 MB
  • 06-04 The Hitch-Hikers - Eudora Welty.mp3 10 MB
  • 07-01 The Hitch-Hikers_2 - Eudora Welty.mp3 11 MB
  • 07-02 The Second Tree From The Corner - EB White.mp3 8 MB
  • 07-03 Gesturing - John Updike.mp3 22 MB
  • 07-04 A City Of Churches - Donald Barthelme.mp3 7 MB
  • 08-01 The Things They Carried - Tom OBrien.mp3 34 MB
  • 08-02 Where I'm Calling From - Raymond Carver.mp3 16 MB
  • 09-01 Where I'm Calling From_2 - Raymond Carver.mp3 14 MB
  • 09-02 You're Ugly Too - Lorrie Moore.mp3 32 MB
  • 09-03 Proper Library - Carolyn Ferrell.mp3 5 MB
  • 10-01 Proper Library_2 - Carolyn Ferrell.mp3 20 MB
  • 10-02 The Best Girlfriend You Never.mp3 29 MB
  • Best American Short Stories of the Century_INFO_FerraBit.txt 0 MB
  • Best American Short Stories of the Century_cover-lg.jpg 0 MB
  • Best American Short Stories of the Century_cover-sm.jpg 0 MB
  • Best American Short Stories of the Century_stock.jpg 0 MB


Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Best_American_Short_Stories
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Updike
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherwood_Anderson
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katherine_Anne_Porter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F_Scott_Fitzgerald
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Learning_centers_in_American_elementary_schools
http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_English
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_American






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