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November 2016 ISSUE

An Eligible Boy

Our seventh podcast for November is “An Eligible Boy” written by Ian McDonald and read by Kate Baker.

 
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Originally published in Fast Forward 2, edited by Lou Anders, 2008.
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November 2016 ISSUE

An Eligible Boy

A robot is giving Jasbir the whitest teeth in Delhi. It is a precise, terrifying procedure involving chromed steel and spinning, shrieking abrasion heads. Jasbir’s eyes go wide as the spidery machine-arms flourish their weapons in his face, a demon of radical dentistry. He read about the Glinting Life! Cosmetic Dentistry Clinic, (Hygienic, Quick and [...]

July 2013 ISSUE

The Dust Assassin

Our fifth piece of audio fiction for July is “The Dust Assassin” written by Ian McDonald and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in The Starry Rift, edited by Jonathan Strahan.
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July 2013 ISSUE

The Dust Assassin

When I was a small, a steel monkey would come into my room. My ayah put me to bed early, because a growing girl needed sleep, big sleep. I hated sleep. The world I heard beyond the carved stone jali screens of my verandah was too full of things for sleep. My ayah would set [...]

January 2013 ISSUE

Driftings

A hat, a deer and a plastic truck came in on the swell of the ocean. The hat was a yellow hard-hat; an engineer’s, a construction worker’s hat. Its foam inserts had buoyed it across wide waters. The deer was a Puchie Baby miniature with a skull-and-crossbones patterned hide. Adorable, small. The truck was really [...]

January 2013 ISSUE

Driftings

Our first piece of audio fiction for January is “Driftings” written by Ian McDonald and read by Kate Baker.

 
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