Stephen Rourke will read A Burlesque Biography by Mark Twain.The author himself delivers a highly unlikely history of the Twain family going back several centuries.
Leigh Wilson will read The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin.A woman with a heart condition learns of the death of her husband in a railroad accident and has a surprising reaction.
Bonnie Fairbanks will read The Unkindest Blow by H.H Munro (Saki). In a period when the country is growing weary of countless industrial strikes, the divorce suit of the The Duke and Duchess of Falvertoon captures the country’s imagination.
Emily Murray will read Just a Little One by Dorothy Parker.A woman has a hilarious one sided dialogue with her married boyfriend in a speakeasy in Manhattan.
Toby Wilson will read Corrections by Calvin Trillin. A newspaper editor is forced to make a series of increasingly unlikely public corrections to stories about one unfortunate family.