100 Must-Read Works of Speculative Fiction in Translation

(first posted on Book Riot 6/22/16) There’s a great big world out there, filled with accomplished authors writing in every language. Speculative fiction is an especially vibrant genre, and with works like Cixin Liu’s award-winning Three-Body Problem garnering much-deserved applause here in the U.S., and multiple anthologies of Spanish-language fiction becoming available, there’s never been

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Out This Month: July 2016

The Doomed City by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, translated by Andrew Bromfield (Chicago Review Press, July 1) “The Doomed City is set in an experimental city whose sun gets switched on in the morning and switched off at night, bordered by an abyss on one side and an impossibly high wall on the other. Its

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REVIEW: The Core of the Sun by Johanna Sinisalo

This is a guest post by Marie Cloutier. Check out her website, The Boston Bibliophile, and follow her on twitter @MarieKCloutier. translated by Lola Rogers Grove Press, Black Cat January 5, 2016 304 pages   James Tiptree Jr. Award-winner Johanna Sinisalo takes us on a trip through a reimagined modern day Finland in The Core

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