2nd SFFaudio Challenge Title Completed: The Blue Tower by Evelyn E. Smith

December 3, 2007
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SFFaudio’s Make An Audiobook Win An Audiobook Challenge #2The first title in our 2nd Annual SFFaudio Challenge has been completed and released! Betsie Bush has recorded and released The Blue Tower by Evelyn E. Smith. Betsie has made this audiobook PUBLIC DOMAIN and it is included in the LibriVox anthology: Short Science Fiction Collection Vol. 002. As the first to complete a title from our challenge Betsie has first choice from any one of the prizes for the 2nd Challenge.

The original publication of The Blue Tower story saw print in Galaxy magazine’s February, 1958 issue. The same issue that featured Bread Overhead by Fritz Leiber. The editor at this time in Galaxy’s run was Horace L. Gold who focused….

“…less on technology, hardware and pulp adventures. Instead, he introduced themes leaning toward sociology, psychology and satire. He paid more than was common at the time and had the advantage that several authors had become alienated from John W. Campbell due to his enthusiasm for Dianetics.”

Have a listen…

LibriVox Science Fiction Short Story - The Blue Tower by Evelyn E. SmithThe Blue Tower
By Evelyn E. Smith; Read by Betsie Bush
1 |MP3| Approx. 34.5 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: LibriVox.org
Published: November 30th 2007
The Belphins came from the stars, they are the caretakers of humanity – but not everyone thinks they should rule.

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