The Three-Body Problem

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6.1 X 9.0 X 1.4 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author

CIXIN LIU is the most prolific and popular science fiction writer in the People's Republic of China. Liu is a winner of the Hugo Award, an eight-time winner of the Galaxy Award (the Chinese Hugo), and a winner of the Chinese Nebula Award.

KEN LIU (translator) is a writer, lawyer, and computer programmer. His short story "The Paper Menagerie" was the first work of fiction ever to sweep the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy Awards. He has written two novels (The Grace of Kings and The Wall of Storms) and edited and translated the Chinese science fiction anthology Invisible Planets.

Praise for the Three-Body Problem series:

"Wildly imaginative."--President Barack Obama

"A mind-bending epic."--The New York Times

"Absolutely mind-unfolding. . . . a science-fiction epic of the most profound kind."--NPR

"A breakthrough book . . . a unique blend of scientific and philosophical speculation, politics and history, conspiracy theory and cosmology."--George R. R. Martin

"Liu Cixin's writing evokes the thrill of exploration and the beauty of scale. . . . Extraordinary."--The New Yorker

"[Liu turns] technically complex and existentially dreadful ideas into books that are impossible to put down."--GQ

"A fascinating novel of ideas."-TIME

"The best kind of science fiction, familiar but strange all at the same time."--Kim Stanley Robinson

"Remarkable, revelatory, and not to be missed."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Fans of hard SF will revel in this intricate and imaginative novel."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"War of the Worlds for the 21st century."--Wall Street Journal

"Liu's picture of humanity's place in the cosmos is among the biggest, boldest and most disturbing we've seen."--Los Angeles Times


"A gripping and haunting sci-fi mystery."--Cosmopolitan

"A must-read in any language."--Booklist