And finally …
The winners of the Japanese science fiction awards have been announced. You’ll find the full list, in both Japanese and English, here. The two awards for work in translation are:
Best Translated Long Story
Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie (translated by Hideko Akao)
Best Translated Short Story
“Good Hunting” by Ken Liu (translated by Furusawa Yoshimichi)
From Nebula and Hugo Award–nominated Carolyn Ives Gilman comes Dark Orbit, a compelling novel featuring alien contact, mystery, and murder.
Reports of a strange, new habitable planet have reached the Twenty Planets of human civilization. When a team of scientists is assembled to investigate this world, exoethnologist Sara Callicot is recruited to keep an eye on an unstable crewmate.