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Of Noble Family

18873823Title: Of Noble Family
Author: Mary Robinette Kowal
Series: Glamourist Histories, book 5
Genre: Historical fantasy, manner punk, comedy of manners

Opening sentence:

The presence of an infant in any gathering offers all the substance for conversation on might require.

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Day 20, story 20: Manifest Destiny

cw_86_300Title: Manifest Destiny
Author: Joe Haldeman
Published: Clarkesworld Magazine 2013, First published in Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1983
Genre: Science fiction
Length: 6392 words, short story
Reading time: 27:28 min

I read this as part of my reading challenge: 25 short stories in 25 days.

Today’s story is another one of Clarkesworld’s podcasts. I listened to it on the train on my way to visit my parents. I was planning to read something, but the train was crowded and noisy, so I put on a podcast and let Kate tell me a story.
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