Ken Liu is an author and translator of speculative fiction, as well as a lawyer and programmer. A winner of the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards, he has been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov’s, Analog, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, and Strange Horizons, among other places. Ken’s debut novel, The Grace of
Monthly Archives: August 2016
translated by Tyran Grillo Kurodahan Press July 1, 2016 184 pages How could I not read this when I saw the following back cover copy: “Kame-kun is a hero in a half shell of an altogether different sort, a killing machine designed for combat who wants to enjoy the simple pleasures of daily life…even
The Gate of Sorrows (Book 1) by Miyuki Miyabe, translated by Jim Hubbert (Haikasoru, August 16) “A series of murders shocks Tokyo’s Shinjuku ward, but Shigenori, a retired police detective, is instead obsessed with a gargoyle that seems to move. College freshman Kotaro launches a web-based investigation of the killer, and comes to find that
translated by Ken Liu series: Remembrance of Earth’s Past (Book 3) Tor Books September 20 608 pages The Three-Body Problem drew me completely into the universe Cixin Liu created, in which humanity had to come to terms for the first time in history with the existence of an alien species. The Dark Forest absorbed me
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