Recent Arrivals – Recorded Books New Science Fiction Audio Imprint

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Recorded Books New Science Fiction Imprint

Introducing a New Science Fiction Imprint from Recorded Books!

These are the first titles we’ve received from this new imprint, and, like the previous science fiction published by Recorded Books, these are high-quality works!

Science Fiction Audiobook - Blindsight by Peter WattsBlindsight
By Peter Watts; Read by T. Ryder Smith
10 CDs – 11.75 hours – [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published: 2008
ISBN: 9781436119474
 
 
 
From the Blindsight pages on Peter Watts’ website:

Who you do send to meet the alien when the alien doesn’t want to meet?

You send a linguist with multiple personalities carved surgically into her brain. You send a biologist so radically interfaced with machinery that he sees x-rays and tastes ultra-sound, so compromised by grafts and splices he no longer feels his own flesh. You send a pacifist warrior whose career-defining moment was an act of treason. You send a monster to command them all, an extinct hominid predator once called vampire, recalled from the grave with the voodoo of recombinant genetics and the blood of sociopaths. And you send a synthesist — an informational topologist with half his mind gone — as an interface between here and there, a conduit through which the Dead Center might hope to understand the Bleeding Edge.

You send them all to the edge of interstellar space, praying you can trust such freaks and retrofits with the fate of a world. You fear they may be more alien than the thing they’ve been sent to find.

But you’d give anything for that to be true, if you only knew what was waiting for them…
 
 
 
Science Fiction Audiobook - The Accidental Time Machine by Joe HaldemanThe Accidental Time Machine
By Joe Haldeman; Read by Kevin R. Free
7 CDs – 8 hours – [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published: 2008
ISBN: 9781436120418

Joe Haldeman is the esteemed Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of The Forever War. Things are going nowhere for lowly MIT research assistant Matt Fuller—especially not after his girlfriend drops him for another man. But then while working late one night, he inadvertently stumbles upon what may be the greatest scientific breakthrough ever. His luck, however, runs out when he finds himself wanted for murder—in the future.
 
 
 
Science Fiction Audiobook - Now and Forever by Ray BradburyNow and Forever
By Ray Bradbury; Read by Paul Hecht
4 CDs – 4.75 hours – [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published: 2008
ISBN: 9781428198258

A legend in American science fiction, Ray Bradbury has penned such landmark works as Fahrenheit 451 and The Illustrated Man. In 2007 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation. The evocative collection Now and Forever features two previously unreleased novellas, “Somewhere a Band Is Playing” and “Leviathan ’99.”

These books and three more, Carnival by Elizabeth Bear, Spaceman Blues by Brian Francis Slattery, and Plague Year by Jeff Carlson, mark the beginning of this new imprint. Long may it live!
 
 
 
Posted by Scott D. Danielson

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