The Hidden Girl and Other Stories

Ken Liu (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$26.00  $23.92
Publisher
Gallery / Saga Press
Publish Date
February 25, 2020
Pages
432
Dimensions
6.3 X 1.7 X 9.1 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781982134037

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About the Author

Ken Liu is an award-winning American author of speculative fiction. His collection, The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories, has been published in more than a dozen languages. Liu's other works include The Grace of Kings, The Wall of Storms, The Veiled Throne, and a second collection The Hidden Girl and Other Stories. He has been involved in multiple media adaptations of his work including the short story "Good Hunting," adapted as an episode in Netflix's animated series Love, Death + Robots; and AMC's Pantheon, adapted from an interconnected series of short stories. "The Hidden Girl," "The Message," and "The Cleaners" have also been optioned for development. Liu previously worked as a software engineer, corporate lawyer, and litigation consultant. He frequently speaks at conferences and universities on topics including futurism, cryptocurrency, the history of technology, and the value of storytelling. Liu lives with his family near Boston, Massachusetts.

Reviews

"Several [stories] capable of piercing the heart."-- "Kirkus Reviews"
Liu's strong sentences and intelligent what-ifs will appeal to fans of Asimov-ian science fiction-- "Publishers Weekly"
A Most Anticipated of 2020 book for WBUR's The ARTery and LitHub-- "Publishers Weekly"
"The Hidden Girl and Other Stories explores ideas such as the intersection of tradition and progress, the fallibility of memory and the essence of what it means to be human."--WBUR-- "Publishers Weekly"
"Woah man, deep...Let the marble that is your (non-uploaded) brain roll around in that cosmic Klein bottle as you make your way through the book."--WIRED-- "Publishers Weekly"
"[O]ne of the best sci-fi writers around."--AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN-- "Publishers Weekly"
"[A]mong the most memorable creations of Liu's career...poignant and powerful."--AV Club-- "Publishers Weekly"
"Ken Liu is the kind of prodigious talent who makes mere mortals melt in despair at ever matching his accomplishments...including almost single-handedly launching a boom in Chinese SF translated for English-language readers. And now here he is with a magnificent new story collection."--LOCUS-- "Publishers Weekly"