Check out this article on this year’s Emirates Lit Fest about Arabic sf and what Egyptian writer Ahmen Khaled Towfik says about the genre’s place in Arab culture.
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The latest issue of World Literature Today focuses on “Dystopian Visions” and includes a lot of SF in Translation (reviews, interviews, and essays)! Review: Randiant Terminus by Antoine Volodine, translated by Jeffrey Zuckerman Review: Iraq + 100: Stories From a Century After the Invasion edited by Hassan Blasim Review: The Doomed City and The
translated by: see below Comma Press October 27, 2o16 224 pages If the world needs any book right now, it’s Iraq + 100, edited by acclaimed author Hassan Blasim. I say that because readers, especially in America and Great Britain, need to hear the stories of the Iraqi people who have lived through over
The Graveyard Apartment by Mariko Koike, translated by Deborah Boliver Boehm (Thomas Dunne Books, October 11) “One of the most popular writers working in Japan today, Mariko Koike is a recognized master of detective fiction and horror writing. Known in particular for her hybrid works that blend these styles with elements of romance, The Graveyard
translated by Elisabeth Jaquette Melville House May 24, 2016 224 pages There aren’t any starships or spirits in The Queue; no mutant alien viruses or Martian colonies, either. And yet, it is speculative fiction, because Basma Abdel Aziz has taken the reality of Egypt’s oppressive security apparatus and its impact on people’s lives and