The Three-Body Problem (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #1)

Ranked #2 in Chinese, Ranked #4 in Chinasee more rankings.

The Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience the Hugo Award-winning phenomenon from China's most beloved science fiction author, Liu Cixin.

Set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, a secret military project sends signals into space to establish contact with aliens. An alien civilization on the brink of destruction captures the signal and plans to invade Earth. Meanwhile, on Earth, different camps start forming, planning to either welcome the superior beings and help them take over a world seen as corrupt, or to fight...

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Barack Obama Former USA PresidentAs a devoted reader, the president has been linked to a lengthy list of novels and poetry collections over the years — he admits he enjoys a thriller. (Source)

Mark Zuckerberg Founder/FacebookIt's a Chinese science fiction book that has gotten so popular there's now a Hollywood movie being made based on it. This will also be a fun break from all the economics and social science books I've read recently. (Source)

Andrew Chen General Partner/Andreessen HorowitzRecommends this book

Adam Savage I felt like I was getting a Chinese version of Chinese culture. And that frame felt unique. (Source)

Phil Libin CEO/EvernoteI just finished reading the Three Body Problem trilogy by Liu Cixin. Maybe my favorite sci-fi after Dune! Wow. (Source)

Gabriel Coarna 'Liu Cixin's "The Three Body Problem" made me fear aliens. (Source)

Bill Slawski @TheCoolestCool The Three Body Problem by Lui Cixin is the best book I have read this decade (Source)

Yuriy Zaremba Gives great perspective on thinking out-of-box and the importance of science. (Source)

Tim Urban Liv Boeree bugged me to read it like 200 times till I finally did. (Source)

Matthieu David Rare SF book that inspired me. (Source)

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