The Best Thing About Neil Gaiman’s New Audiobook Imprint

November 28th, 2011

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By Charlie Jane Anders
Nov. 28, 2011

Author Neil Gaiman is putting some of his cultural capital into creating a new boutique audiobook label through Audible.com — and the best part of it is that he may be exposing fans of literary fiction to a few unappreciated science fiction gems. In particular, he’s featuring A Dimension of Miracles by Robert Sheckley, narrated by John Hodgman. Gaiman tells Salon.com:

It’s such a great book. There is no one who likes A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy or who cares about what Douglas Adams did who wouldn’t enjoy it, but I needed a voice for it that is as iconic as Peter Jones’ or Stephen Fry’s – a voice that would have that kind of quality, but also be American.

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