Love at first page

I think I’m in love. In a moment of distraction, I picked up Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash just to have a peek. I intended to read it later because I’m already reading several books at once, but then… THIS opening paragraph >> The Deliverator belongs to an elite order, a hallowed sub-category. He’s got esprit up to here.[…]

“Eight O’Clock in the Morning” by Ray Nelson

SFF Audio do some seriously good readings of classic short stories. Check out episode #146 for the brilliant story “Eight O’ Clock in the Morning” (read by the talented Greg Margarite). It’s followed by a discussion with the author, Ray Nelson, who talks about story-craft, writing porn for hire, giving Phillip K. Dick acid trips, and hanging[…]