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April 2017 ISSUE

Thing and Sick

This episode features “Thing and Sick” by Adam Roberts from the April issue of Clarkesworld Magazine. Read by Kate Baker.

Text of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/roberts_04_17_reprint

Originally published in Solaris Rising 3: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction, edited by Ian Whates.

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April 2017 ISSUE

Thing and Sick

It started with the letter.
Roy would probably say it started when he solved the Fermi Paradox, when he achieved (his word) clarity. Not clarity, I think: but sick. Sick in the head. He probably wouldn’t disagree. Not with so much professional psychiatric opinion having been brought to bear on the matter. He concedes as much [...]

July 2015 ISSUE

Hair

Our seventh podcast for July is “Hair” written by Adam Roberts and read by Kate Baker.

 
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Originally published in When It Changed: Science Into Fiction, edited by Geoff Ryman, 2009.
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July 2015 ISSUE

Hair

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It seems to me foolish to take a story about betrayal and call it—as my sponsors wish me to—“The Hairstyle that Changed the World.” All this hairdressing business, this hair-work. I don’t want to get too worked-up about all that. Like those massed strands of electricity shooting up from the bald pate of the Van [...]