In recent years, novels heavily influenced by a variety of Asian cultures have exploded onto the Western sci-fi and fantasy scene. Many of them have gone on to win awards, not to mention beget sequels—so we’ve decided to revisit some of our favorites. What Asian inspired fantasy or science fiction novel would you add to this list?
This week’s new releases in SF/F offer everything from a dark fairytale set in a sinister boarding school, to a twisted near-future noir thriller, to a collection of the year’s best short stories. Get reading!
Longtime sci-fi and fantasy readers speak with reverence for a time in which the truly dedicated reader could consume the entirety of what was published in the genre—at least in the U.S.—in a given year. Today’s, that’s just not possible. SF/F magazines like Clarkesworld, Asimov’s, Lightspeed, Uncanny, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and a dozen others publish hundreds of […]