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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Lawrence Schimel (New York, 1971) writes in both Spanish and English and has published over 100 books as author or anthologist, including Fairy Tales for Writers (A Midsummer Night’s Press), The Drag Queen of Elfland (Circlet), Camelot Fantastic (DAW Books), and Streets of Blood: Vampire Stories from New York (Cumberland House), among many others. He
Check out the StarShipSofa podcast this month for four works of SF in translation: “The Smog Society” by Chen Qiufan, translated from Chinese by Ken Liu and Carmen Yiling Yan “Sense of Wonder 2.0” by Laurent Queyssi, translated from French by Edward Gauvin “White Curtain” by Pavel Amnuel, translated from Russian by Anatoly Belilovsky “Violation