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Hexarchate Stories

Hexarchate Stories by Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris, 2019); audiobook read by Emily Woo Zeller & Brian Nishii (Recorded Books, 2019) A handful of longer pieces showcase the rich SF complexity of Lee’s Hexarchate universe (though even these suggest he should stick to novels). The collection’s remainder is unconscionable filler: random bits of prose—not even especially good prose—masquerading as short stories.…

Ninefox Gambit

Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris, 2016) A wonderfully immersive piece of military SF. Lee dumps the reader—not unkindly but without exposition—into a universe where mathematical patterns matter and where physics is subject to the forms and fluctuations of religious calendars. Strong characters emerge amidst the maelstrom.