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An ancient meteor attempts to reassemble itself on the banks of Lake Michigan; a pig encounters the divine; and a couple discovers that their landlord owns a dollhouse inhabited by tiny people. Culled from old anthologies edited by Alfred Hitchcock and Ray Bradbury, this quarterly features BRAIN-BLISTERING fiction from the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. These stories confound, astound, and hurtle toward the brink of UNREALITY. Alongside these classics are four FRESH, contemporary stories that we believe Mr. Hitchcock and Mr. Bradbury would have regarded fondly. These tales cause TEETH TO CHATTER and HEARTS TO ARREST. Their authors are intrepid explorers, forever plumbing the ABYSS OF THE UNKNOWN. Their writing interrupts life’s complacent rhythms and reminds us of the MAGICAL, the INEXPLICABLE. Take this book. Wake up. The world is a dream all around you.

Table of Contents:

Letters from Cory Doctorow, Jamie Quatro, Benjamin Percy, and Anthony Marra

Introduction by Ray Bradbury

A Brief Message from our Sponsor by Alfred Hitchcock

The Sound Machine by Roald Dahl

Night Flight by Josephine W. Johnson

Dune Roller by Julian May

The Design by China Miéville

The Lacoön Complex by J.C. Furnas

The Pedestrian by Ray Bradbury

Sorry, Wrong Number by Lucille Fletcher & Allan Ullman

The Dust by Brian Evenson

The Enormous Radio by John Cheever

Saint Katy the Virgin by John Steinbeck

For All the Rude People by Jack Ritchie

Suicide Woods by Benjamin Percy

In the Penal Colony by Franz Kafka

The Pilgrim and the Angel by E. Lily Yu

Housing Problem by Henry Kuttner

None Before Me by Sidney Carroll

Don’t Look Behind You by Fredric Brown