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The Epic of Gilgamesh, trans. by John Harris

Source: Epic of Gilgamesh podcast (iTunes, Podbay) Length: About 4.5 hoursReader: John Harris The book: The Epic of Gilgamesh is

“The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains” by Neil Gaiman

Source: Starship Sofa (mp3)Length: 54 min (starts at 12 min in of a 1.5 hr episode)Reader: Richie Smith The story:

“The Wine Breath” by John McGahern

Source: The New Yorker Fiction Podcast (mp3)Length: 39 minutesReader: Yiyun Li The story: Each year, The Reading Life hosts Irish Short

“The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst

Source: Miette’s Bedtime Story Podcast (mp3)Length: 39 minutesReader: Miette The story: When I first read this short story in early high school,

The Wondersmith by Fitz-James O’Brien

Source: Maria Lectrix (Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 )Length: 1 hr,

“The Interior Castle” by Jean Stafford

Source: Miette’s bedtime podcast (mp3)Length: 1 hour, 1 minuteReader: Miette The story: In 1938, Stafford was seriously injured in a

“Rashomon” by Ryunosuke Akutagawa

Source: peopleTalk (mp3)Length: 16 minReader: Sadao Ueda The story: If you’ve heard of this story before, it’s probably from the

“The Friends of Hector Jouvet” by James Powell

Source: SFFaudio podcast (mp3)Length: 34 minutesReader: J. J. Campanella The story: When a Canadian tourist named Brown climbs to a cliff

“The Swimmer” by John Cheever

Source: The New Yorker Fiction Podcast (mp3)Length: 43 minutesReader: Anne Enright The story: One lazy summer day, Ned Merril decides

“The Tale of Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter

Source: Denver Public Library Podcast (mp3)Length: 6 min, 40 secReader: Miss Lydia The story: I’ll admit it. Now that I’m