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2022 B&N Speculative Fiction Book Award

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Babel: Or, The Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' Revolution (B&N Speculative Fiction Book Award Winner)

by R. F. Kuang

Babel: Or, The Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' Revolution (B&N Speculative Fiction Book Award Winner)

by R. F. Kuang

Barnes & Noble is proud to present the inaugural Speculative Fiction Book Award to R. F. Kuang's Babel, a dark academia standalone that's smart, witty and terrifying—the type of book you can't stop reading and can't stop recommending!

This Month's Pick: The Stardust Thief

Inspired by stories from One Thousand and One Nights, this book weaves together the gripping tale of a legendary smuggler, a cowardly prince, and a dangerous quest across the desert to find a legendary, magical lamp.

Check out our previous Speculative Fiction Monthly Picks for more great reading.

Inspired by stories from One Thousand and One Nights, this book weaves together the gripping tale of a legendary smuggler, a cowardly prince, and a dangerous quest across the desert to find a legendary, magical lamp.

Check out our previous Speculative Fiction Monthly Picks for more great reading.