Monthly Archives: May 2016

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NEWS: WisCon40: Science Fiction in Translation Panel

Today, I attended the Science Fiction in Translation Panel at WisCon: the feminist science fiction convention held each year in Madison, Wisconsin (#SFinTranslation, #wc40). Moderator Jaymee Goh and translators S. Qiouyi Lu (Chinese into English) and Arrate Hidalgo (English into Spanish) explored the ins and outs of translating science fiction, discussing their own experiences with

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REVIEW: Empire V: The Prince of Hamlet by Victor Pelevin

translated by Anthony Phillips Gollancz February 18, 2016 337 pages I’m sorry to have to tell you this, but you are actually nothing more than a domesticated animal that provides nutritional life-force to vampires. Civilization, culture, human values and desires- these are all nothing more than the side-effects of vampiric domestication. We are all living

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REVIEW: Red Star Tales: A Century of Russian and Soviet Science Fiction

edited by Yvonne Howell Russian Information Services Inc. November 15, 2015 480 pages Red Star Tales began as a Kickstarter initiative to publish “the first comprehensive edition of truly notable Russian and Soviet science fiction – works chosen for their artistic and scientific merit, not because of any political or ideological agenda.” None of the 18

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