Tag Archives: Japanese

Guest Review: Crossfire by Miyuki Miyabe

This is a guest post by Kure Kamo. Kamo occasionally reviews for Strange Horizons, sporadically blogs at this is how she fight start, and tweets as @tihsfs, probably more than is good for him.   translated by Deborah Stuhr Iwabuchi and Anna Husson Isozaki Kodansha International February 1, 2006 414 pages   One from the vault

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Review: Legend of the Galactic Heroes Volume 5: Mobilization by Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Tyran Grillo Haikasoru November 21, 2017 272 pages grab a copy I’ve now read the first five books in the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series, and I’m impressed by how well Tanaka controls the plot of this intergalactic war and its main participants across so many pages without the story unraveling (kind

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Flash Fiction From Around the World: “Micro-Novels”

This is the fourteenth 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. Yusaku Kitano (北野 勇作) won the 4th Japan Fantasy Novel Grand Prize in 1992 with Mukashi, Kasei no atta basho (Where Mars Used to Be), and

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Out This Month: November

“The Catalog of Virgins” by Nicoletta Vallorani, translated from the Italian by Rachel S. Cordasco (Clarkesworld)           “House Taken Over” by Yuri Herrera, translated from the Spanish by Lisa M. Dillman (Words Without Borders)     Malacqua by Nicola Pugliese, translated from the Italian by Shaun Whiteside (And Other Stories, November

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Out This Month: September

“Möbius Continuum” by Gu Shi, translated from the Chinese by S. Qiouyi Lu (Clarkesworld Magazine, September 1)         I Am Behind You by John Ajvide Lindqvist, translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy (riverrun, September 7) “A supernatural superthriller from the author of Let the Right One In. Molly wakes her mother

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