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Lay yourself down to sleep with the soothing soporific of Miette\'s purr as she reads you the world\'s greatest works of short fiction, in a style all her own and in a way only she can.



World classics, known and unknown literary masterpieces, and modern experimental titles are all represented in what\'s quickly becoming the most comprehensive (and most saucy) short fiction anthology. Sweet dreams.

Miette's Bedtime Story Podcast Miette

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Lay yourself down to sleep with the soothing soporific of Miette\'s purr as she reads you the world\'s greatest works of short fiction, in a style all her own and in a way only she can.



World classics, known and unknown literary masterpieces, and modern experimental titles are all represented in what\'s quickly becoming the most comprehensive (and most saucy) short fiction anthology. Sweet dreams.

    A Little Cloud, by James Joyce

    A Little Cloud, by James Joyce

    I know, I know, I'm late for Bloomsday, and at this point, I thought you'd have forgotten.



    My friends, why haven't you forgotten?



    I mean, you surely know that the world is breaking the sound barrier with how fast it seems to be going where this cozy handbasket might be taking it, wherever it is handbaskets go.

    A Mother

    A Mother

    Much love from my hidey-hole, where I spent the bedtime hours in recitation from the beginning of Ulysses in celebration of the hour at hand. My audience of one was sound asleep by the snotgreen sea.

    Counterparts

    Counterparts

    In my many years of Bloomsday readings, I’ve neglected to tell you about my first run-in with the text. It was more years ago than I’ll ever admit, when I had recently moved to New York, and had almost immediately found myself a nice new literary teenage boyfriend. We had only been dating a few […]

    The Housekeeper

    The Housekeeper

    Hello and would you just look at the calendar and where has the time gone? I would make excuses for the lapse in months or tell you what I’ve been up to, but that would be projecting, and if you want to know these things, I’m sure you’ll just ask. In any event, the theme […]

    A Painful Case

    A Painful Case

    I’m sitting on what may be the most beautiful beach in the world, trying desperately to avoid dropping my computer into the chasms dug in the sand by last night’s hatching turtles, and trying even more desperately to explain to you why it’s been so long since I’ve flooded your Eustachians. But the beach is […]

    Water Liars

    Water Liars

    In the Wells Tower profile of Barry Hannah I reference in the spoken introduction to today's story (which you should treat yourself to), written before Hannah's 2010 death, the following is offered:

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4.3 out of 5
183 Ratings

183 Ratings

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Where did she go?

Miette where did you go? We’re all missing you. You helped us all go to sleep such lovely stories you have.

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Waiting for you

Please reconsider coming back. We miss you.

Bluelotus55 ,

Adore this podcast

I am simply addicted. Great story selection read beautifully, often prefaced by Miette’s hysterically clever humor. Hope Miette becomes super rich so she can read to us nightly =) Miette, cheers from the mountainous suburbs of L.A. We miss you.

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