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Élisabeth Vonarburg

Élisabeth Vonarburg is a French-born Canadian teacher, editor, critic and author. She was fiction editor 1979-1990 and editor 1983-1985 of Solaris, the world’s oldest-established French-language sf magazine. Here’s a list of Vonarburg’s speculative fiction novels and collections available in English.         The Silent City (Silent City #1)(Denoel, 1981) novel translated by Jane

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Jules Verne

Here’s a list of speculative fiction by Jules Verne, along with each text’s first English edition and any recent major new editions. (I’m not including his adventure novels). Also see “Jules Verne’s English Translations” by Arthur B. Evans, Science Fiction Studies XXXII:1 #95 (March 2005): 80-104         Journey to the Center of

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Yoshiki Tanaka

Yoshiki Tanaka is a prolific Japanese author of speculative fiction. His major works include the fantasy novel series Arslan Senki, also known as The Heroic Legend of Arslan, and the sci-fi space opera novel series Ginga Eiyū Densetsu, also known as Legend of the Galactic Heroes, both of which were adapted as anime and manga.

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Arkady and Boris Strugatsky

Arkady and Boris Strugatsky were acclaimed and beloved science fiction writers of the Soviet era. Together they wrote 25 novels, including Roadside Picnic, Snail on the Slope, Hard to Be a God, Monday Begins on Saturday and Definitely Maybe, as well as short fiction, essays, plays and film scripts.         From Beyond

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J.-H. Rosny Aîné

J.-H. Rosny Aîné (Joseph Henri Honoré Boex, 17 February 1856 – 11 February 1940): a French author of Belgian origin- considered one of the founding figures of modern science fiction.   The Navigators of Space and other Alien Encounters (2010), translated by Brian Stableford, Black Coat Press The Xipehuz (Les Xipehuz) (1887) The Skeptical Legend

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Stanislaw Lem

I’m trying to read ALL the Lem. If you want to follow along and join in the discussion, check out the SFT goodreads page. Also, learn more about the new (2020) editions of Lem’s books (both speculative and non-speculative) here.   The Man From Mars (1946) not fully translated         The Astronauts

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Italo Calvino

  Italo Calvino (1923-1985) was an Italian author of fantastic fiction, known especially for his collections of postmodern and magical-realist stories.       Listed below are Calvino’s speculative texts   The Baron in the Trees (1957) translated by Archibald Colquhoun (Random House, 1959)           The Nonexistent Knight and The Cloven

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SFT from Tor

Tor Books has been publishing speculative fiction in translation for the past couple of decades. From Chinese to French SFT and everything in between, there’s a ton to love!   from the Chinese                         from the Dutch              

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SFT from DAW

During the 1970s and 80s, DAW Books published 21 works of SFT, including novels, collections, and anthologies. Below are the striking covers with links to their respective Goodreads pages. Enjoy!   from the Dutch orig. 1968 / tr. 1973                 from the French orig. 1958 / tr. 1973

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