This is the time of year when I like to shake the sand out of my brain and light the pilot flame on my synapses, and this week’s new releases make it easy to do just that. Our literary fiction selection’s biting social satire will remind you why you didn’t choose a career in academia, or if you did, will have you shaking your head in sympathy. This week’s collection of science fiction short stories tackles the world’s most contentious issues from the sharp edge of fantastic fiction. And if that’s not enough, our first children’s non-fiction release will teach listeners old and young how to build a spool tank, among other forgotten but treasured skills. Here are this week’s titles:
How to do Nothing With Nobody All Alone By Yourself by Robert Paul Smith. Published in print by Tin House Books. Narrated by Justin S. Barrett.