David Louis Edelman
'MultiReal' trade paperback cover

Audio & Video


  • Fast Forward (18:48) (12/08) (Requires QuickTime 7)
    Tom Schaad interviews David Louis EdelmanTom Schaad interviews Dave on the Arlington, VA-based science fiction TV program Fast Forward. Topics covered include MultiReal, technological paradigm shifts, the difficulty of writing the middle book in a trilogy, ethical systems in a post-religious world, and how the Jump 225 Trilogy is all about trying to find balance.
  • More audio interviews available on the interviews page.


Exciting news: full audiobooks of the Jump 225 trilogy are coming from Audible in late 2012, read by the inimitable Tom Dheere. Once the official audiobooks are live, I’ll be removing the author-read excerpts below.

Audio Readings by the Author

Chapters from MultiReal, read by the author. The complete excerpt, chapters 1-8, is available online.

  • Chapter 1 (11:26)
    A young Margaret Surina listens to her father Marcus discuss his conflict with Len Borda over teleportation technology.
    MP3 (3.9 MB) • Ogg Vorbis (6 MB) • Windows Media (2.7 MB)
  • Chapter 2 (24:03)
    Lieutenant Executive Magan Kai Lee of the Defense and Wellness Council raids Natch’s apartment on the orders of High Executive Len Borda.
    MP3 (8.3 MB) • Ogg Vorbis (12.5 MB) • Windows Media (5.6 MB)
  • Chapter 3 (18:48)
    Natch rides a tube train and contemplates his victory over Magan Kai Lee. Meanwhile he is haunted by the black code inside of him.
    MP3 (6.5 MB) • Ogg Vorbis (10 MB) • Windows Media (4.4 MB)
  • Chapter 4 (23:37)
    Magan Kai Lee confronts Len Borda about the high executive’s failed plan to capture Natch, and the two of them strike a bargain.
    MP3 (8.1 MB) • Ogg Vorbis (12.4 MB) • Windows Media (5.5 MB)
  • Chapter 5 (7:33)
    Magan Kai Lee contemplates his antipathy to Len Borda while he plans the next attack against Natch with his subordinates Papizon and Rey Gonerev.
    MP3 (2.6 MB) • Ogg Vorbis (4.1 MB) • Windows Media (1.8 MB)
  • Chapters 9 and 10 (30:41)
    Natch and apprentices test out MultiReal technology at a soccer stadium in Harper, while Horvil gives the program a whirl on the streets of London. Recorded at Balticon 2007 (sound quality a little iffy).
    MP3 (10.5 MB)