The Agony Column Old Site Fiction Index

Fiction: Elizabeth Bear's short story Botticelli.

Alastair Reynolds offers readers of The Agony Column an exclusive excerpt from his science fiction mystery, 'Century Rain'.

Exclusive: Susanna Clarke's The Master of Nottingham's Daughter.

Do not follow this deadly link.

Audio Fiction: Four Poems by Catherynne M. Valente (all under 3 MB): Electra Redux, Freaks, De Naturis Bestiarum, and Gingerbread.

An Agony Column Exclusive Original Non-Fiction Work by Rhys Hughes
: Bouffant Terrible: Margaret Thatcher.

More infamy than a single nation can handle! Enjoy the hilarious work of Rhys Hughes in 'The Worst Hero', a complete story excerpt from his magnificently funny 'A New Universal History of Infamy'

Read an excerpt from Conrad Williams' 'London Revenant', forthcoming on May 27 from Do-Not Press.

Neal Asher's 'Watchcrab'!

James Frey Reads from 'A Million Little Pieces' (NC-17, MP3 Audio)

RealAudio: Carter Scholz Reads his story 'The Nine Billion Names of God' from 'The Amount to Carry'

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