After much anticipation, Kim Bo Young’s English debut novel On the Origins of Species and Other Stories is available for pre-order, and will be published in May 2021!
Straddling science fiction, fantasy and myth, the writings of award-winning author Bo Young Kim have garnered a cult following in South Korea, where she is widely acknowledged as a pioneer and inspiration. On the Origins of Species makes available for the first time in English some of Kim’s most acclaimed stories, as well as an essay on science fiction. Her strikingly original, thought-provoking work teems with human and non-human beings, all of whom are striving to survive through evolution, whether biologically, technologically or socially. Kim’s literature of ideas offers some of the most rigorous and surprisingly poignant reflections on posthuman existence being written today.
If this world has you beat and you want to escape to a new planet, Kim Bo-Young’s On the Origins of Species is the perfect book for you to dive into.