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The Three-Body Problem

The Three-Body Problem

Remembrance of Earth's Past (Volume 1)

Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu

Tor Books


Hugo Award Winner

Experience Cixin Liu’s award-winning and bestselling masterpiece, The Three Body Problem.

A secret military group sends signals into space in hopes of establishing contact with aliens—and succeeds.

Picking up their signal is an alien civilization on the brink of destruction who now readies to invade Earth.

News of the coming invasion divides humanity like never before. Some want to help the superior beings take over a world they see as corrupt. Others prepare to fight the invasion at all cost.

The Three Body Problem begins a ground-breaking saga of enormous scope and vision.

The War of the Worlds for the twenty-first century . . . Packed with a sense of wonder.”
—The Wall Street Journal

The Remembrance of Earth's Past Trilogy
The Three-Body Problem
The Dark Forest
Death's End

Other Books
Ball Lightning (forthcoming)

Los Angeles Times Holiday Books Guide, Hudson Booksellers Best of the Year, Hugo Award Winner, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Guide to the 100 Best Books of the Year, Nebula Awards - Nominee, Locus Awards - Nominee, NPR Best Book of the Year


The Madness Years

China, 1967

The Red Union had been attacking the headquarters of the April Twenty-eighth Brigade for two days. Their red flags fluttered restlessly around the brigade building like flames yearning...

Praise for The Three-Body Problem

"Wildly imaginative." —President Barack Obama

The War of the Worlds for the 21st century… packed with a sense of wonder.” – Wall Street Journal

“A breakthrough book . . . a unique blend of scientific and philosophical speculation, politics and history, conspiracy theory and cosmology.” ?George R. R. Martin

“Tackles politics, philosophy and virtual reality in a story that moves at a thriller’s pace” – The Washington Post

“Evokes the thrill of exploration and the beauty of scale.” – The New Yorker

“Stunning, elegant…a science-fiction epic of the most profound kind.” NPR

“Remarkable, revelatory and not to be missed.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on The Three Body Problem

"A must-read in any language.” —Booklist, on The Three Body Problem

"The best kind of science fiction, familiar but strange all at the same time." —Kim Stanley Robinson, on The Three Body Problem


Reviews from Goodreads

Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu

CIXIN LIU is the most prolific and popular science fiction writer in the People's Republic of China. Liu is avwinner of the Hugo Award, an eight-time winner of the Galaxy Award (the Chinese Hugo), and a winner of the Chinese Nebula Award.

KEN LIU (translator) is a writer, lawyer, and computer programmer. His short story "The Paper Menagerie" was the first work of fiction ever to sweep the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy Awards. He has written two novels (The Grace of Kings and The Wall of Storms) and edited and translated the Chinese science fiction anthology Invisible Planets.

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Cixin Liu

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