Readings of Gene Wolfe‘s short stories ‘‘A Criminal Proceeding’’, ‘‘The Death of the Island Doctor’’, and ‘‘La Befana’’ can be found on The Gene Wolfe Appreciation Society Facebook group for the duration of the pandemic: <www.facebook.com/groups/2230578996/videos/>. Permission was arranged via Vaughne Hansen of the Virginia Kidd Agency.
Harry Potter at Home is adding to its free offerings from J.K. Rowling’s series, with videos and audio of celebrity narrators reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, with readers including Harry Potter film actor Daniel Racliffe, plus David Beckham, Noma Dumezweni, Dakota Fanning, Stephen Fry, Claudia Kim, and Eddie Redmayne:<www.wizardingworld.com/collections/harry-potter-at-home>.
Artist Lee Moyer and writer Seanan McGuire are collaborating on a free ‘‘Small Gods Series,’’ with ‘‘icons and stories of the small deities who manage our modern world, from the God of Social Distancing to the God of Finding a Parking Space.’’ The series will be updated three times a week at <smallgodseries.tumblr.com/>.
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