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SFT Recs: Zombies

  “Greetings From a Zombie Nation” by Eric J. Mota, translated by Lawrence Schimel (Terra Nova: An Anthology of Contemporary Spanish Science Fiction, 2013) Mota’s engrossing story about a mysterious alien zombie virus and the zombification of Cuba is horrifying but also extremely believable.         Wicked Weeds by Pedro Cabiya, translated by

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Review: Terra Nova: An Anthology of Contemporary Spanish Science Fiction, ed. Mariano Villareal

Co-selected by Mariano Villareal and Luis Pestarini translated by Sue Burke and Lawrence Schimel Sportula June 15, 2013 258 pages   Outstanding novella-length stories make up this important collection of contemporary Spanish-language science fiction. Thanks to translators Sue Burke and Lawrence Schimel, us English-language readers are able to see for ourselves just how vibrant, inquisitive,

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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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OUT THIS MONTH: June 2016

Super Extra Grande by Yoss, translated by David Frye (Restless Books, 160 pages, June 7) “With the playfulness and ingenuity of Douglas Adams, the Cuban science-fiction master Yoss delivers a space opera of intergalactic proportions with Super Extra Grande, the winner of the twentieth annual UPC Science Fiction Award in 2011. In a distant future

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