To Hold Up the Sky

Few writers achieve quite the same flavor of optimistic apocalypse or infuse existential dread with such a tangible thread of hope as Liu.

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Review of ‘To Hold Up the Sky’

Short stories in science fiction are frequently answers to questions. What if, an author wonders, an incomprehensibly powerful alien being were inspired by an ice sculpture? Or what if there were nations in cyberspace, separate and distinct from their real-world counterparts? What if a world on the brink of annihilation could be saved by a poet? Or…

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