Sci Fi / Fantasy Discussion Group – The Three-Body Problem
George R. R. Martin wrote, “If you like lots of science in your SF, this is a book for you, especially if you love theoretical physics, astrophysics, and mathematics. The Chinese background is fascinating, especially the look at the Cultural Revolution and its aftereffects,” and Barack Obama called it “just wildly imaginative.” Of the translation by Ken Liu (no relation), the author says, “Usually when Chinese literature gets translated to a foreign language, it tends to lose something. I don’t think that happened with The Three-Body Problem. I think it gained something.”
We block out two hours, but usually wrap up at about 90 minutes, and at each session, we choose the topic for the next time, alternating between books and movies/television.
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