pleased to present a new audio collection - featuring
four of the best short stories of the past year on two
Bones of the Earth"
by Ursula K. LeGuin
by the author
One of the greatest authors of our age revisits her enchanted
world of Earthsea in this tale. A wizard near the end
of his career discovers that one last battle awaits him
before he can find peace.
"The Dog Said Bow-Wow"
by Michael Swanwick
by the Ralph Lister
A Vermont Yankee dog visits the court of the Queen of
England in this rogueish romp through a far-distant future
in which magic and technology are nearly indistinguishable.
of the Hugo
Award for best short story of the year!
had a Farm"
by Mike Resnick
read by Warren James
'butterballs" were saving the Earth's impoverished
billions from starvation. Even vegetarians couldn't object
to that, right? These animals exist only to be eaten...
But when a reporter visits the factory farm where the
butterballs are grown, he finds that things aren't quite
as simple as they seem.
by Michael Burstein
by Paul Guay
The humans of the far-distant future have progressed beyond
bodies, beyond emotion, beyond sex - or have they? One
man clings to the ancient ways, avoiding his fellow-beings,
happy just to tend his unique collection of spaceships.
Happy, that is, until a visitor arrives