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Book Title: The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories|
The author of the book: Ken Liu
ISBN 13: 9781784975685
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Edition: Head of Zeus
Date of issue: March 1st 2016
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Bestselling author Ken Liu selects his multiple award-winning stories for a groundbreaking collection—including a brand-new piece exclusive to this volume.
With his debut novel, The Grace of Kings, taking the literary world by storm, Ken Liu now shares his finest short fiction in The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories. This mesmerizing collection features many of Ken’s award-winning and award-finalist stories, including: “The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary” (Finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, and Theodore Sturgeon Awards), “Mono No Aware” (Hugo Award winner), “The Waves” (Nebula Award finalist), “The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species” (Nebula and Sturgeon Award finalists), “All the Flavors” (Nebula Award finalist), “The Litigation Master and the Monkey King” (Nebula Award finalist), and the most awarded story in the genre’s history, “The Paper Menagerie” (The only story to win the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy awards).
Insightful and stunning stories that plumb the struggle against history and betrayal of relationships in pivotal moments, this collection showcases one of our greatest and original voices.
Preface (The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories) • essay
The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species • (2012) • short story
State Change • (2004) • short story
The Perfect Match • (2012) • short story
Good Hunting • (2012) • short story
The Literomancer • (2010) • novelette
Simulacrum • (2011) • short story
The Regular • (2014) • novella
The Paper Menagerie • (2011) • short story
An Advanced Readers' Picture Book of Comparative Cognition • short story
The Waves • (2012) • novelette
Mono no Aware • (2012) • short story
All the Flavors • (2012) • novella
A Brief History of the Trans-Pacific Tunnel • (2013) • short story
The Litigation Master and the Monkey King • (2013) • novelette
The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary • (2011) • novella
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Read information about the authorKen Liu (http://kenliu.name) is an author of speculative fiction, as well as a translator, lawyer, and programmer. A winner of the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards, he has been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov’s, Analog, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, and Strange Horizons, among other places.
Ken’s debut novel, The Grace of Kings (2015), is the first volume in a silkpunk epic fantasy series, The Dandelion Dynasty. It won the Locus Best First Novel Award and was a Nebula finalist. He subsequently published the second volume in the series, The Wall of Storms (2016) as well as a collection of short stories, The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories (2016). He also wrote the Star Wars novel, The Legends of Luke Skywalker (2017).
In addition to his original fiction, Ken also translated numerous literary and genre works from Chinese to English. His translation of The Three-Body Problem, by Liu Cixin, won the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2015, the first translated novel ever to receive that honor. He also translated the third volume in Liu Cixin’s series, Death’s End (2016) and edited the first English-language anthology of contemporary Chinese science fiction, Invisible Planets (2016).
He lives with his family near Boston, Massachusetts.
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