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Read by the Author

In these three audio files, William Shunn reads the full text of his Hugo and Nebula Award–nominated novella "Inclination." (These readings are also available as part of Bill's ShunnCast series.)

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

"Inclination" first appeared in the April/May 2006 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction. The full text can also be read online.

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Inclination - A Novella by William Shunn

Other Hugo-nominated stories available in audio form

"The Walls of the Universe" by Paul Melko

Short Story
"How to Talk to Girls at Parties" by Neil Gaiman

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