To Hold Up the SkyCixin Liu
science fiction, short stories
From New York Times bestselling author Cixin Liu comes a breath-taking collection of imaginative science fiction.
From New York Times bestselling author, Cixin Liu, comes a short story collection full of captivating visions of the future and incredible re-imaginings of the past. From the coal mines of China to the final frontier, To Hold Up the Sky will take you on a stunning journey through time, space, and imagination.
Stories included are:
Full Spectrum Barrage Jamming
The Village Teacher
Fire in the Earth
Ode to joy
Cloud of Poems
Sea of Dreams
Liu Cixin (born 1963) is a best-selling and award-winning science fiction writer based in the People's Republic of China. Liu is a nine-time winner of the Galaxy Award (China's most prestigious literary science fiction award) and a winner of the Nebula Award. Liu's work is considered hard science fiction.
Liu received technical training from North China University of Water Conservancy and Electric Power. He has worked as a computer engineer for a power plant located in a remote village in Shanxi province.
Liu's most famous work, The Three-Body Problem, was published in 2007. It was translated into English by Ken Liu and published by Tor Books in November 2014, and won the 2015 Hugo Award for Best Novel. He was the first Asian writer to win "Best Novel".