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    • Ribofunk

    • By: Paul Di Filippo
    • Narrated by: Bernard Setaro Clark
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Ribofunk contains 11 masterful and surprising works of imagination. In all of them, biology is the science that drives the engine of life and of story: the Protein Police patrol for renegade gene-splicers; part-human sea creatures live in the Great Lakes and clean up toxic spills; a river has become sentient; there is a bodyguard who is part wolverine and a thrill-seeker climbs a skyscraper and gets stuck, literally.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Big Get-Even

    • By: Paul Di Filippo
    • Narrated by: Keith Szarabajka
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A disbarred lawyer and an ex-arsonist cross paths and find themselves organizing an elaborate real estate scam to bilk a shady rich speculator out of 20 million dollars. The sting is personal for ex-arsonist Stan and for a woman named Vee, who plays an essential role in the caper. Glen, the narrator and former lawyer, finds himself at first just along for the money. Eventually, as bonds deepen among the conspirators, Glen too discovers he has a lot more at stake than simply the loot.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Welcome to the Greenhouse

    • New Science Fiction on Climate Change
    • By: Gordon Van Gelder (editor), Bruce Sterling, Gregory Benford, and others
    • Narrated by: Bob Dunsworth
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Forty years ago, Walt Kelly's comic strip character Pogo famously intoned: "We have met the enemy, and he is us." Now, as the evidence for climate change becomes overwhelming, we learn the hard reality behind that witticism. The possible destruction, and certain transformation, of the ecosphere has been brought about by our own activities. What will our new world look like? How will we - can we - adapt? The clash of a rapidly changing environment with earth's self-styled ruling species, humans, provides ample creative fodder for this riveting anthology of original science fiction.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Some stories were science fiction but didn't seem to discuss climate change.

    • By A. Westbrook on 05-05-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Spondulix

    • A Romance of Hoboken
    • By: Paul Di Filippo
    • Narrated by: Adam Conner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    For most people, as they say, money makes the world go 'round. For Rory Honeyman, it's a different story. Having inadvertently and, almost without noticing, invented a new form of cash cow, money makes Rory's world go strangely pear-shaped and out-of-control.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Best of Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine, July-August 2003

    • By: Paul Di Filippo, Al Michaud, Benjamin Rosenbaum, and others
    • Narrated by: Arte Johnson, Stefan Rudnicki, Jason Cole, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    The seven stories that represent Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine's July and August 2003 issues exhibit an unusual diversity of almost familiar worlds.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A few high points

    • By Ryan on 03-30-17

    Regular price: $16.95

    • Cosmocopia

    • By: Paul Di Filippo
    • Narrated by: Keith Szarabajka
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Before his stroke and the onset of old age, Frank Lazorg was the king of the fantasy illustrators - with an ego to match. But he can paint no more. That is, until he starts taking a bizarre new drug that promises to restore his creative powers. Unfortunately, artistic reinvigoration comes with a steep price tag: addiction and madness. With his rage and jealousy unleashed and his grasp of reality severely compromised, Lazorg is led to commit an unspeakable act, and, in turn, is led... somewhere else.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Many-layered fairytale

    • By Mk on 05-28-15

    Regular price: $14.95