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ISBN-10: 1250297664

ISBN-13: 9781250297662

Award-winning writer Ken Liu offers a brand new anthology of chinese language brief speculative fiction.

Some of the integrated authors are already regularly occurring to readers within the West (Liu Cixin and Hao Jingfang, either Hugo winners); a few are publishing in English for the 1st time. as a result transforming into curiosity in more recent SFF from China, nearly each tale right here was once first released in chinese language within the 2010s. The tales span the diversity from short-shorts to novellas, and evoke each hue at the emotional spectrum. in addition to tales firmly entrenched in subgenres primary to Western SFF readers resembling demanding SF, cyberpunk, technology myth, and area opera, the anthology additionally contains tales that show off deeper ties to chinese language tradition: trade chinese language historical past, chuanyue time shuttle, satire with old and modern allusions which are most likely unknown to the common Western reader. whereas the anthology makes no declare or try to be "representative" or “comprehensive," it demonstrates the vibrancy and variety of technological know-how fiction being written in China at this second.

In addition, 3 essays on the finish of the booklet discover the historical past of chinese language technological know-how fiction publishing, the nation of latest chinese language fandom, and the way the starting to be curiosity in technology fiction in China has impacted writers who had lengthy worked in obscurity.

Stories included:
“Goodnight, depression” by means of Xia Jia
“The Snow of Jinyang” through Zhang Ran
“Broken Stars” via Tang Fei
“Submarines” by way of Han music
“Salinger and the Koreans” by means of Han tune
“Under a hanging Sky” by means of Cheng
“What Has handed Shall in Kinder gentle look” via Baoshu
“The New 12 months educate” by way of Hao Jingfang
“The robotic Who cherished to inform Tall stories” through Fei Dao
“Moonlight” via Liu Cixin
“The eating place on the finish of the Universe: Laba Porridge, by means of Anna Wu
“The First Emperor’s video games” by means of Ma Boyong
“Reflection” by means of Gu Shi
“The mind field” via Regina Kanyu Wang
“Coming of the sunshine” by means of Chen Qiufan
“A background of destiny health problems” through Chen Qiufan

Essays:
“A short advent to chinese language technology Fiction and Fandom,” through Regina Kanyu Wang,
“A New Continent for China students: chinese language technological know-how Fiction reviews” by means of Mingwei Song
“Science Fiction: Embarrassing not more” through Fei Dao

For extra chinese language brief fiction in translation, try out Invisible Planets.

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