Book Tour Update: Jim Shepard is on the West Coast

If you can believe it, Jim will be in San Francisco, Seattle, Milwaukee, Chicago and Cleveland this week.  Don’t miss a chance to meet him in person and hear an incredible reading from The Book of Aron.  Check out the Book Tour section has the complete dates and times for the readings.

Jim Shepard Featured on Selected Shorts

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Too Late

Guest host Wyatt Cenac presents a program of stories about drastic solutions and last chances. Master fantasist Steven Millhauser imagines the world covered by a gigantic plastic sphere in “The Dome,” read by Alec Baldwin. Jim Shepard takes us to the greatest recorded natural disaster in history in “Cretan Love Song,” read by Joe Morton, and Mr. Potato Head is not your friend in Nicholson Baker’s “Subsoil,” read by Thomas Gibson.

Click here to listen.  Jim’s story can be heard during the first half hour.