A story from the collection FOR THE RELIEF OF UNBEARABLE URGES, in which Englander envisions a group of Polish Jews herded toward a train bound for the death camps and, in a deft, imaginative twist, turns them into acrobats tumbling out of harm’s way. FOR THE RELIEF OF UNBEARABLE URGES is a work of startling authority and imagination–an audiobook that is as wondrous and joyful as it is wrenchingly sad.
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK
“Taut, edgy, sharply observed. . . . A revelation of the human condition.” –The New York Times Book Review
Nathan Englander’s short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and numerous anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Prize Stories. Englander is the author of the novels The Ministry of Special Cases and Dinner at the… More about Nathan Englander
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Published by Random House Audio Mar 20, 2007| 60 Minutes| ISBN 9780739342411