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Out This Month: March

The Lady of the Lake (Witcher Series #5) by Andrzej Sapkowski, translated by David French (Orbit, March 14) “After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows while narrowly escaping death, Ciri finds herself in a completely different world… an Elven world. She is trapped with no way out. Time does not seem to

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Review: Frontier by Can Xue

translated by Karen Gernant and Chen Zeping Open Letter Books March 14, 2017 470 pages   In a surreal/unreal place called “Pebble Town” live men, women, and children for whom such concepts as time and geographical location seem meaningless.  “Frontier”, then, is quite the appropriate title, given that this particular word conjures up images of

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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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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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