Month: December 2010

“Firstborn” by Brandon Sanderson

Source: (mp3)Length: 1 hour, 13 minutesReader: Brandon Sanderson and Emily Sanderson The story: If you keep up with fantasy

Thousandth Night by Alastair Reynolds

Source: Subterranean Press (part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9

“Twas the Night before Christmas (A Visit from St. Nicholas)” by Clement C. Moore

Source: LibriVox (mp3)Length: 4 minutesReader: Peter Yearsley The poem: ‘Twas the night before Christmas,and all through Free ListensI was trying to

“A Kidnapped Santa Claus” by L. Frank Baum

Source: LibriVox (mp3)Length: 22 minutesReader: Judy Bieber The story:  This children’s story, written by the author of The Wonderful Wizard

“Cicero” by John Lord

Source: ejunto (part 1 | 2 )Length: 49 minutesReader: Andrew Julow The story: Cicero, the greatest statesman of the last

Twelve Byzantine Rulers by Lars Brownworth

Source: Length: 5.5 hours, plus sidenotesReader: Lars Brownworth The book: I initially was divided over whether to include this

“The Dinner Party” by Joshua Ferris

Source: New Yorker Fiction Podcast (mp3)Length: 46 minutesReader: Monica Ali The story: The unnamed protagonist and his wife are preparing

The Magnificant Ambersons by Booth Tarkington

Source: Librivox (zipped mp3s)Length: 11 hours, 18 minutesReader: Mark F. Smith The book: The Magnificent Ambersons won the Pulitzer Prize

�Rogue�s Gallery� by Robert Barnard

Source: Ellery Queen�s Mystery Magazine (mp3) Length: 26 minutes Reader: Robert Barnard The story:  Robert Barnard has become a successful