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Xia Jia - Spring Festival: Happiness, Anger, Love, Sorrow, JoyThis is a recommendation for the wonderful, and wonderfully understated Spring Festival: Happiness, Anger, Love, Sorrow, Joy by the Chinese SF writer Xia Jia, translated by the apparently ever-present Ken Liu.

The story consists of a number of short vignettes, focussing on family occasions and celebrations in a near-future Chinese society.

It was, in it's translated form, published over at Clarkesworld - go check it out, it's well worth your time if you have any interest in non-US/UK based SF with an interesting societal slant.

 

Links: Xia JiaKen LiuClarkesworld - Spring Festival: Happiness, Anger, Love, Sorrow, Joy

 

 

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