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BARD Magazines

  • Analog Science Fiction and Fact. Audio.
  • Asimov's Science Fiction. Audio.

On the RTB

  • CrossTime Café, Saturdays @ 1 AM.
  • RTB After Hours, Mondays through Fridays @ 11 PM.

Books

  • The Little Prince. Antoine de Saint-Exupery. Audio, Audio (Spanish), Audio (Greek), Large Print, Braille. The narrator's plane is forced down in the African desert, where he meets the little prince from Asteroid B-612, who freely shares his experiences with the fascinated pilot. For children and adults.
  • A Wrinkle in Time. Madeleine L'Engle. Audio, Audio (Spanish), Large Print, Braille. When an atomic physicist disappears, his children begin a bizarre search. Led by three whimsical characters, Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which, they manage their interplanetary journey by "wrinkling" to span space and time.
  • Song of Ice and Fire. George R. R. Martin. Audio, Audio (Spanish), Braille. Five novels on which the popular HBO television story were based. Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows, A Dance with Dragons.
  • Cloud Atlas. David Mitchell. Audio, Braille. Six interrelated novellas of different genres and centuries come together. In "The Pacific Journal of Adam Ewing," an 1850s American on a New Zealand island awaits a ship home. In "Half-Lives," 1970s California journalist Luisa Rey uncovers a corporate conspiracy.
  • The Fifth Season. N. K. Jemisin. Audio. This is the first book in the Broken Earth series. Essun is a woman living in a world ruled by the violent tectonic activity it experiences. She comes home to find her husband has killed her son and kidnapped her daughter, all for the secret ability Essun and her children have to control the Earth.
  • The Lathe of Heaven. Ursula K. Le Guin. Audio, Braille.  A man who awakens to find his many dreams coming true turns to a doctor who begins to employ his dreams in solving problems of environment, population, and politics.
  • Flowers for Algernon. Daniel Keyes. Audio, Large Print, Braille. The narrator, a mentally impaired man of thirty-two, receives an operation to increase his learning ability. But although his mentality develops at high speed, there is always the possibility of regression.
  • Six Wakes. Mur Lafferty. Audio, Braille. Though Maria has died and woken up in a cloning vat before, she has never before awoken streaked with drying blood and no memory of her death. Maria's cloning vat is one of a cluster of vats, each for another starship crew member--and Maria's death isn't the only recent one.
  • The Graveyard Book. Neil Gaiman. Audio, Large Print, Braille. A toddler enters a cemetery pursued by the knife-wielding stranger who just murdered his family. Resident ghosts Mr. and Mrs. Owens protect and adopt the child, naming him Nobody "Bod" Owens. Bod's graveyard upbringing serves him well, but why was his family targeted?

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