Tag Archives: Cixin Liu

Puppies Kenneled as the Hugo Award Winners Announced

After much weeping and gnashing of teeth over the past four months, the Hugo Awards were announced tonight at Sasquan in Spokane. Despite being reported to the police as potentially inciting violence, David Gerrold hosted the ceremonies with plenty of humor … Continue reading

Posted in Award Winners, Hugo Awards, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

New Arrivals: Week of 7/27

And Tor’s summer offerings are starting to show up. I’m expecting a few big-name titles in the next few weeks, but I can’t complain about the coolness this week. Here’s what arrived on my doorstep  this past week:

Posted in New Arrivals | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ann Leckie Recommends…

Our second list of author recommendations has a repeat title on it. I’m sensing a pattern here. And while she didn’t wax as poetic as Scott Lynch, this year’s Locus-Award winner Ann Leckie offered an excellent sampling of recent and … Continue reading

Posted in Author Recommendations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Three Body Problem in the Hugo Race

With Marko Kloos’ withdrawing his novel Lines of Departure from consideration for the Best Novel Hugo award, Liu Cixin’s magnificent Chinese space opera, The Three Body Problem, was added to the shortlist.  Originally released in 2008, the novel was released in English, … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Review: The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin

The Three-Body Problem Liu Cixin, translated by Ken Liu ★★★★ Tor, 2014, originally published in 2006. One of the most buzzed-about books this year, The Three-Body Problem is the long-awaited English debut of acclaimed Chinese author Liu Cixin. Originally released … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments