Tag Archives: Kobo Abe

Review: The Ark Sakura by Kōbō Abe

translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter first English translation: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988 my version: Penguin Classics Science Fiction, 2020 384 pages grab a copy here or or through your local independent bookstore or library   I’ve read much about the great Japanese speculative author Kōbō Abe, but I hadn’t read anything by him. Thanks to

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Penguin Science Fiction Series

The new Penguin Science Fiction Series (which highlights classics of the genre) includes several works of SF in Translation: check it out here.     Trafalgar by Angélica Gorodischer, translated from the Spanish (Argentina) by Amalia Gladhart (6/8/2020)           We by Yevgeny Zamyatin, translated from the Russian by Clarence Brown (6/8/2020)

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Out This Month: June

SHORT STORIES   “Your Multicolored Life” by Xing He, translated from the Chinese by Andy Dudak (Clarkesworld Magazine, June 1)         “Silver Tiger” by Lu Yang, translated from the Chinese by Eric Abrahamsen (New Yorker, June)     “Woodcutter and Crows” by Shahidul Zahir, translated from the Bengali by Layli Uddin and

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