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Too Hot for Radio: N.K. Jemisin "The Storyteller's Replacement"

Aparna Nancherla


A haunting story from one of the major figures in modern speculative fiction, short story- and novel-writer N.K. Jemisin. The New York Times called her “The most celebrated science fiction and fantasy writer of her generation," with good reason. Beautifully read by Purva Bedi, "The Storyteller's Replacement" is about a king on the hunt to secure and eat a dragon’s heart to ensure his own virility. Host Aparna Nancherla discusses the story and more with Jemisin after the reading.

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