Spotlight: Read Paper Republic

Recently, Read Paper Republic, which focuses on Chinese literature in translation, published a series called “Afterlives.” In these stories, “death is merely the beginning” and each is “populated with ghosts, memories, and otherworldly reincarnations.” Below are links to the stories, which are freely available:     “Dragon Boat” by Ge Liang, translated by Karen Curtis

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Review: Impossible Stories I by Zoran Živković

translated by Alice Copple-Tošić Cadmus Press November 10, 2016 422 pages   Impossible Stories I is one of Cadmus Press’s first offerings in its Zoran Živković collection, and this volume is beautiful both inside and out. Through the cover art by Youchan Ito, and the translation from the Serbian by Alice Copple-Tošić, we are able

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Out This Month: December

Pathological by Wang Jinkang, translated by Jeremy Tiang (AmazonCrossing, December 27) “On the surface, the life of young scientist Mei Yin seems perfect. She runs her own research institute in China, she’s getting married, and she founded an orphanage that helps hundreds of girls. But Mei Yin has a dark secret—three vials of “Satan’s gift,”

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Flash Fiction From Around the World: “No One Really Knows”

This is the fourth in a series of posts featuring speculative flash fiction in translation. The series highlights both new and established spec fic writers from around the world.   A former marine biologist, Lionel Davoust has been active in the French SF&F field for over 15 years. A magazine editor, anthologist, translator, podcaster, and

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Charles Tan on Yoshiki Tanaka’s Legend of the Galactic Heroes Series

Legend of the Galactic Heroes: 30 Years Ahead of Its Time By Charles Tan While Western Science Fiction and Fantasy is currently experiencing mainstream appeal thanks to successful novel-to-TV adaptations like Game of Thrones, The Expanse, and The Magicians, the Japanese media industry has this formula pegged down as far back as the 1980s. Media

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