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SF Author Life in the Time of Coronavirus: Featuring Cixin Liu and Baoshu

Recently, the French magazine Le Nouvel Observateur interviewed authors Cixin Liu (The Three-Body Problem) and Baoshu (The Redemption of Time) about COVID-19, how their lives have changed during a time of social distancing, and more. Translated selections of these interviews are published below. “The pandemic and its future … seen by the greatest authors of…

The Poetry of A Memory Called Empire

“A Memory Called Empire elevates space opera to poetry—clever, deep, sometimes tragic, sometimes violent, always transcendent poetry that shines like the edge of a knife.” —Delilah Dawson By now you’ve read the lush, tense, dizzying and dazzling sci-fi masterpiece that is A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine. And if you’re like us, you were probably pretty impressed…