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An Audio-Book Review: SF Meets Pulp Fiction

The Ambulance Made Two Trips By Murray Leinster Published by Librivox.org Read by Phil Chenovert   The Story: In some ways, this is a typical early 1960’s science fiction story, but Murray Leinster gives it a spin that makes it … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Seeing Things and Hearing Voices (That are Really There)

Ten Days in a Madhouse By Nellie Bly Published by Librivox.org Read by Alys AtteWater   The Book: Nellie Bly (aka Elizabeth Jane Cochraine Seaman) has always been an interesting person to me. She was a journalist who gained notoriety … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: What Do You Mean, “IF the Insurance Companies Owned the World?”

Preferred Risk By Frederik Pohl and Lester Del Rey (writing as Edson McCann) Published by Librivox.org Read by Nick Bulka   The Book: Here’s another piece of classic 1950’s science fiction and written by a classic pair of science fiction … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Gasp!

Let ‘Em Breathe Space By Lester Del Rey Published by Librivox.org Read by Gregg Margarite   The Story: This is an interesting bit of classic science fiction combined with a murder mystery that was first published in 1953. In some … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: An Infinite Earth with Finite People

The Long Utopia By Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter Published by Harper Audio Read by Michael Fenton Stevens   The Book: This series started out well enough, but somewhere along the line it lost something. The “world” of the “Long … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Where the Heck Are We?

Abandoned By Jules Verne Translated by William Henry Giles Kingston Published by Librivox.org Read by Mach1, fiddlesticks, David Lodes, Oxygen, Anton, Thomas May, Kevin Powell, Jon Smith, merelyseoneil, Xiph, CPvoice, pyfeman43 and deongines   The Book: This is the middle … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: In the Deep Soul-Sucking Darkness of Space…

The Aliens By Murry Leinster Published by Librivox.org Read by tabbithat   The Book: Here is an interesting story, although the plot itself is fairly humdrum. The Aliens is a fairly standard “First Contact” story of the late 1950’s. It … Continue reading

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