Beyond Lies the Wub
The Going Public ... in Shorts Series
Narrated by Mark Turetsky / 21 minutes
Published shortly after his high school graduation, "Beyond Lies the Wub" is the classic short story by science fiction master Philip K. Dick. Peterson, a crew member from a spaceship visiting Mars, purchases a giant, pig-like creature called a wub. Although Captain Franco means to make a meal of the strange beast, the wub proves to be likeable and intelligent by discussing the travels of Odysseus and the impact of myth on the human spirit.Proceeds from sale of this title go to Reach Out and Read, an innovative literacy advocacy organization.