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Saturday, 11 December 2010

The twelve tales of Christmas

The Guardian newspaper's latest literary giveaway is free and available to all via the iTunes store - The Guardian Short Stories Podcasts, one available each day for the next twelve days features writers disscussing and then reading their favourite short stories. Today it is Phillip Pullman talking about Chekov and reading The Beauties and tomorrow William Boyd will read J G Ballad's My Dream of Flying to Wake Island.

The rest of the line up is:
Julian Barnes reads Hemingway
Helen Dunmore reads Frank O'Conner
Margeret Drabble reads Katherine Mansfield
Annie Enright reads Raymond Carver
Tessa Hadley reads Elizabeth Bowen
Helen Simpson reads Angela Carter
Ali Smith reads Grace Paley
Colin Toibin reads Eugene McCabe
Rose Tremain reads Yiyun Li
Jeanette Winterson reads Italo Calvino

Those interested should go HERE or subscribe in iTunes

1 comment:

Ron Scheer said...

Thanks. Didn't the 12 days of Christmas used to come AFTER Christmas?