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Exploring Humanity’s Many Possible AI Futures | Book Review

Entrepreneur Kai-Fu Lee and sci-fi writer Chen Qiufan weave fiction and technical explanation to illustrate the opportunities and pitfalls of artificial intelligence

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Seeing Ghosts | Book Review

How the memoirs of a Chinese American author, haunted by her parents, can help us relate to our own families

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The Raw and Unabashed Poetry of Yu Xiuhua | Book Review

Yu Xiuhua’s “Moonlight Rests on My Left Palm” is a celebration of the power of straight-talking

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The Revenge Rocks | Fiction

Yang Ping's sci-fi story explores the darker side of humanity's space ambitions

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Burst Your Bubble With Taiwan's Queer Sci-Fi Classic

A review of the new English translation of the Chi Ta-Wei's "The Membranes," an eerily relevant imagining of the future

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Songs from the Past | Book Review

Jia Pingwa’s latest translated novel tells an alternative history of China through the music of mourning

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Lust, Revolution

In Yan Lianke's "Hard Like Water," eroticism and class conflict overlap within the Maoist vanguard of the Cultural Revolution

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Chinese Sci-Fi Inspired by Mars

As China's Mars mission sends images and data back to Earth, we look at Chinese sci-fi stories inspired by the Red Planet

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Exploring the Treachery of Language | Book Review

The latest translated "thriller" from Geling Yan is an experience in linguistic deception, down to the title and genre of the book

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