A cautionary tale about drinking in strange taverns.

Direct download: SBS_Ep0030_120818_112K.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:17am UTC

Can there be learning without books? Can there be as much to ponder in a day of walking as in a term of studying? A student is forced to face these questions on his way home for the summer.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:36pm UTC

Occasionally on this podcast, we feature the work of another author from the public domain. This week we have a short story by the marvellous E.M Forster. Writing in the first half of the twentieth century, his romantic soul was troubled by the march of "so called" progress and his voice is still prophetic in our own times. Enjoy!

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A woodcutter, a sailor, a lace maker, and a mysterious old woman ... sounds like a fairytale to me.  

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:32pm UTC

It's December 1939, a hard winter in Harlem and pianist Jelly Roll Morton is plotting his return to fame. Tragically, in just over a year he would be dead.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:22pm UTC

If you listen to anything, animal, vegetable or mineral, in time it will disclose some secret wisdom to you that you are obligated to share with others. Here is a story about a man who knew all that he knew because of what the sea brought to him.

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Welcome to "Stories from the Borders of Sleep" Episode 24. Rome ... Romantic? Oppressive? You decide, but just be aware that strange things might happen if you are at a loose end in the vicinity of the Colisseum.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:41pm UTC

Turpin Whittington has a few problems: an unusual name, complete deafness in his left ear and an uncontrollable tendency to get lost in fairy-land but somehow he makes good.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:15pm UTC

Every once in a while, we have decided to unearth a short story from the public domain and to give it the "Borders of Sleep" treatment. Here's a curious tale originally published in 1910 by Lord Dunsany in a collection entitled A Dreamer's Tales. Enjoy!

Direct download: SBS_Ep0022_190112_112K.mp3
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