So many great sf novels and stories in translation were published in 2016, involving zombies, cyborg turtles, hostile aliens, and much more. But what if you’re really into stories about serious intergalactic travel? Here, I put together a list for you. Some of these stories happen to include space travel, while others revolve around it. Let me know your favorites!
Super Extra Grande by Yoss, translated by David Frye (Restless Books)
Mr. Turtle by Yusaku Kitano, translated by Tyran Grillo (Kurodahan Press)
Legend of the Galactic Heroes vols 1, 2, & 3 by Yoshiki Tanaka, translated by Daniel Huddleston (Haikasoru)
Monteverde: Memoirs of an Interstellar Linguist by Lola Robles, translated by Lawrence Schimel (Aqueduct Press)
Death’s End by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu (Tor Books)
“Kuszib” by Hassan Abdulrazzak from Iraq + 100, ed. Hassan Blasim (Comma Press)
“Creators” by Tomáš Petrásek and “Symphony of Ice and Dust” by Julie Nováková in Dreams From Beyond: An Anthology of Czech Speculative Fiction, ed. Julie Nováková (Eurocon)