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Aliette de Bodard

France (b.1982)

Aliette de Bodard is a multi-award-winning author. She is a half-French, half-Vietnamese computer and history geek who lives in Paris with her family, She has a special interest in non-Western civilisations, particularly Ancient Vietnam, Ancient China and Ancient Mesoamerica. Aliette is an engineer, a writer, and a keen amateur cook. Her love of mythology and history led her to speculative fiction early on. She is the author of numerous short stories, of the Aztec noir trilogy Obsidian and Blood, and of the award-nominated On a Red Station, Drifting, a space opera based on Vietnamese culture.

Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction
New and upcoming books
   Dark Currents (2012) (with others)
   Scattered Among Strange Worlds (2012)
   The New Accelerator (2019) (with others)
Novellas and Short Stories
Aliette de Bodard recommends
How to Become the Dark Lord (and Die Trying) (2024)
(Dark Lord Davi, book 1)
Django Wexler
"A howlingly funny romp about a lone woman's quest to become the dark lord and her surprisingly endearing minions."
Fathomfolk (2024)
(Drowned World, book 1)
Eliza Chan
"A vivid, textured tale of migration, prejudice and change. Wonderful and breathtaking."
Shanghai Immortal (2023)
A Y Chao
"A wildly inventive and moving romp that goes through the mortal and immortal realms of China, with an endearing and tumultuous main character."

More recommendations 

Anthologies containing stories by Aliette de Bodard
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 7 (2023)
(Best Science Fiction of the Year , book 7)
edited by
Neil Clarke
Game On! (2023)
edited by
Stephen Kotowych and Tony Pi
The Long List Anthology Volume 8 (2022)
(Long List Anthology, book 8)
edited by
David Steffen

More anthologies 

British Science Fiction Association Best Book winner (2015) : The House of Shattered Wings

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