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游朝凱  |  Charles Yu

Legal name: 游朝凱

Transliterated name: Yu, Charles

Birth place: Los Angeles, CA, USA

Birth date: 3 January 1976

Language: English

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Bibliographic comments: Of Taiwanese descent.


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Novels

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How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe

2010

Library edition: September 2010, 1st edition, 1st printing

Pantheon Books

ISBN 978-0-3073-7920-7

Hardcover, 239 pages

$24.00 / C$27.00

Notes:

Twitter

Wikipedia

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Collections

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Third Class Superhero

2006

Library edition: unknown year

Harvest / Harcourt

ISBN 978-0-1560-3081-6

Digital

$16.00

Notes:

  •  'Third Class Superhero' won the 2004 Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award.

  •  'My Last Days As Me' won the 2005 Robert Olen Butler Prize.

Fiction: Third Class Superhero  //  401(k)  //  The Man Who Became Himself  //  Problems for Self-Study  //  My Last

Days As Me  //  Two-Player Infinitely Iterated Simultaneous Semi-Cooperative Game with Spite and Reputation  //  

Realism  //  Florence  //  Man of Quiet Desperation Goes on Short Vacation  //  32.05864991%  //  Autobiographical Raw

Material Unsuitable for the Mining of Fiction

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Short fiction chapbooks

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Yeoman

2012

<  May 2015, 1st edition

Vintage

No ISBN

Digital

$0.99

Notes:

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Sorry Please Thank You

2012

Library edition: May 2013, 2nd printing

Vintage Books

ISBN 978-0-3079-4846-5

Trade paperback, 219 pages

$16.00 / C$22.00

Notes:

Fiction: Standard Loneliness Package  //  First Person Shooter  //  Troubleshooting  //  Hero Absorbs Major Damage  //  

Human for Beginners  //  Inventory  //  Open  //  Note to Self  //  Yeoman  //  Designer Emotion 67  //  The Book of

Categories  //  Adult Contemporary  //  Sorry Please Thank You

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Interior Chinatown

2020

Library edition: November 2020, 1st UK edition

Europa Editions

ISBN 978-1-7877-0257-8

B-format paperback, 281 pages

£12.99

Notes:

  •  Winner of the 2020 National Book Award for fiction.

Amazon UK

Apple Books

Goodreads

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The Only Living Girl on Earth

2020

Library edition: December 2020, 1st edition

Scribd Originals

ISBN 978-1-0944-1118-7

Digital

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Amazon UK

Apple Books

Goodreads

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Hero Absorbs Major Damage

2012

<  March 2015, 1st edition

Electric Literature

No ISBN

Digital

$0.99

Notes:

Amazon UK

Apple Books

Goodreads

ISFDB

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