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Author: Daniel H. Wilson Narrator: various narrators Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2018 ISBN: 9780525589969
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse comes a fascinating and fantastic collection that explores complex emotional and intellectual landscapes at the intersection of artificial intelligence and human life.

In "All Kinds of Proof," a down-and-out drunk makes the unlikeliest of friends when he is hired to train a mail-carrying robot; in "Blood Memory," a mother confronts the dangerous reality that her daughter will never assimilate in this world after she was the first child born through a teleportation device; in "The Blue Afternoon That Lasted Forever," a physicist rushes home to be with his daughter after he hears reports of an atmospheric anomaly which he knows to be a sign of the end of the earth; in "Miss Gloria," a robot comes back to life in many different forms in a quest to save a young girl. Guardian Angels and Other Monsters displays the depth and breadth of Daniel H. Wilson's vision and examines how artificial intelligence both saves and destroys humanity.


Stories and Readers: 
"Miss Gloria," read by Emily Rankin
"The Blue Afternoon That Lasted Forever," read by Kirby Heyborne
"Jack, the Determined," read by Lincoln Hoppe
"The Executor," read by Rob Shapiro
"Helmet," read by Dion Graham
"Blood Memory," read by Adenrele Ojo
"Foul Weather," read by Mark Bramhall
"The Nostalgist," read by Arthur Morey
"Parasite: A Robopocalypse Story," read by Macleod Andrews
"God Mode," read by Danny Campbell
"Garden of Life," read by Stefan Rudnicki
"All Kinds of Proof," read by Dan Woren
"One for Sorrow: A Clockwork Dynasty Story," read by Julia Whelan
"Special Automatic," read by Robbie Daymond Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • Daniel H. Wilson's first short story collection delivers on all counts. . . . Wilson's work is masterfully rendered, and his fans will find Robopocalypse and The Clockwork Dynasty tie-in entries. For newcomers, there are plenty of other sometimes dark, always engaging worlds to love. Shelf Awareness
  • Spectacular. . . . Wilson displays an aching humanity and literary sensibility that will satisfy his fans and win him plenty of new ones. This thoughtful, affecting collection will linger in the thoughts of readers long after the last page is turned. Publishers Weekly (starred review)
  • By page 9, I was grinning like a kid on his first carnival ride. I love everything out of Daniel Wilson’s mind—it’s fun and it’s fast—and the short story format takes it into overdrive. Thrilling, touching, funny, heartbreaking and scary as hell, there’s nowhere this rollercoaster won’t take you. Grab on to those pages and hold tight. You’re in for one hell of a ride. Sylvain Neuvel, author of Sleeping Giants
  • “Smart writing and intriguing characters lend themselves to these well-crafted tales about future technology. . . . This is a boon to both Wilson’s fans and sf readers seeking high-quality short fiction. Library Journal
  • Wilson's abundant talents are on displaythe detail that hooks you, the efficient worldbuilding, the ideas and concepts deftly embedded throughout that light up the imagination, yet never slow down these propulsive narratives. Dark, chilling, even moving at times and consistently entertaining. This is brainy action, hard sci-fi with heart. Charles Yu, author of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe

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About the Author

Daniel H. Wilson is a Cherokee citizen and author of the New York Times bestselling Robopocalypse , as well as many other books. He has also written the Earth 2: Society comic book series for DC Comics. In 2008, he hosted The Works, a television series airing on the History Channel that uncovered the science behind everyday stuff. He earned a PhD in robotics from Carnegie Mellon University and masters degrees in artificial intelligence and robotics. He has published over a dozen scientific papers and holds four patents.

About the Narrator

Chris Widener is a successful businessman, author, speaker, and television host. He has authored over 450 articles and numerous books; he has also produced many CDs and DVDs on leadership, motivation, and success. Widener was previously the host of the national interview show Made for Success and cohost of True Performance with Zig Ziglar. As a public speaker, he has presented to organizations such as General Electric, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, and the Harvard School of Business.