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Charles Yu was named by the National Book Foundation as one of its “5 Under 35” fiction writers to watch for his first work, a short story collection titled Third Class Super Hero. His next book, How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, was named one of the best books of the year by Time Magazine. Sorry please thank you: Stories collects stories about zombies, emotional outsourcing, gaming, and other pop culture and societal phenomena. Charles counts Douglas Adams and George Saunders among his influences.
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Dial the date into your time machine: Charles Yu, winner of the National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35 award, will be here for his debut novel. Startling, funny and mind-blowing, it follows the life of a time-travel technician trying to find his father in a paradoxical world at the edge of fiction. (lemontwist)… (més)
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Charles spent his early childhood in Taiwan and immigrated with his family to Southern California when he was ten. At UC Berkeley, he met his wife Serena and received a B.S. in electrical engineering (1990). As they sojourned in Vancouver, British Columbia, Charles got his Master of Divinity at Regent College (1997) and worked as a minister to Chinese-Canadian college students. After moving to Madison in 1997, Charles received his PhD in Hebrew and Semitics (Old Testament/Hebrew Bible) at UW-Madison (2011).