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Jenny (Reading Envy) Jenny (Reading Envy) said: "I'll keep track of stories as I listen here, then come back to write it up. Table of contents from John Joseph Adams' website.


Introduction—John Joseph Adams
"Post-apocalyptic fiction is about worlds that have already burned. Apocalyptic fiction is a
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"Love the intro, how these stories are the "match," pre-apocalypse. I'm really going to enjoy this. And I see Kate Baker on the narrator list!" Apr 12, 2014 07:16PM

 
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