New Audiobook Imprint Available for Public Libraries

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Recorded BooksEditor, anthologist and blogger John Joseph Adams points us to this February 15th 2008 press release…

Recorded Books, LLC, the world’s premier publisher of unabridged audiobooks since 1979, announces the release of a new imprint of audiobooks that will be available for immediate release to public libraries—Science Fiction. With the growing popularity of the science fiction and fantasy genres, fans are demanding more sci-fi literature on audiobook. The Sci-Fi imprint from Recorded Books features many award-winning authors, including Piers Anthony, Terry Brooks and Ursula K. Le Guin. Among the current releases are Now and Forever by Ray Bradbury, The Accidental Time Machine by Joe Haldeman, and Blindsight by Peter Watts. Recorded Books, which operates a New York City recording studio, employs award-winning Broadway and Off-Broadway actors to record some of the world’s most popular and critically acclaimed titles.

Thanks JJA!

Posted by Jesse Willis

Ambassador by Peter Watts on the latest Beam Me Up podcast

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Podcast - Beam Me UpWhile the latest episode (#42), of Beam Me Up doesn’t offer the answer to the question of life, the universe and everything, it does offer an unabridged reading of a short story by Canadian SF author Peter Watts. The story’s called Ambassador. A first contact tale about how bad-ass a species has to be to become a ‘spacefaring civilization’ – something that just might be a contradiction in terms.

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