Category Archives: review

Review: As the Distant Bells Toll by Aleksandar Žiljak

translated from the Croatian by the author Wizard’s Tower Press October 5, 2020 272 pages grab a copy here or through your local independent bookstore   Contents: “A Unicorn and a Warrior Girl” “The Divine She-Wolf” “The Nekomata” “Elsbet and The Book of Dragons” “The Law of the Sea” “The Aeolomancer” “Rumiko” “As the Distant

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Review: Dissipatio H. G.: The Vanishing by Guido Morselli

  originally published in Italian in 1977 translated by Frederika Randall NYRB Classics December 1, 2020 144 pages grab a copy here or through your local independent bookstore Dissipatio Humanis Generis: the disappearance of the human race. This is Guido Morselli’s theme, and it’s explored with all of the seriousness and depth one would expect

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Review: The Inhabited Island by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky

[originally translated from the Russian in 1977 as Prisoners of Power; this new translation is of the uncensored version] translated by Andrew Bromfield Chicago Review Press February 4, 2020 416 pages grab a copy This novel from the Strugatskys’ Noon Universe is not just about a space traveler from Earth crash landing on an alien

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Review: Legend of the Galactic Heroes Volume 10: Sunset By Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Matt Treyvaud Haikasoru November 19, 2019 224 pages grab a copy * here be spoilers Haikasoru has done it. They’ve published all ten books in Yoshiki Tanaka’s Legend of the Galactic Heroes series in English. Sadly, this was also one of Haikasoru’s last publications, but we can take heart from the fact that

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New Issue of the SFRA Review

Check out the latest SFRA Review, which includes my regular column on the “SF in Translation Universe,” Mengtian Sun’s essay “Liu Cixin’s Alien Encounter SF as Postcolonial Fantasy,” Cait Coker’s review of Readymade Bodhisattva: The Kaya Anthology of South Korean Science Fiction, and my review of Lingua Cosmica.      

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