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Stories of Your Life and Others - Ted Chiang
Stories of Your Life and Others
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Here are eight astonishing science-fiction stories that explore the boundaries between science and religion, between determinism and our ability to choose, between words and the entities they describe. Here are stories of conceptual breakthrough...of making sense of the universe and our place in... show more
Here are eight astonishing science-fiction stories that explore the boundaries between science and religion, between determinism and our ability to choose, between words and the entities they describe. Here are stories of conceptual breakthrough...of making sense of the universe and our place in it. 'What a pleasure it is to read Chiang...Can he be the best SF writer to come down the pike in the past thirty years? I honestly believe that he is' Harry Harrison 'Superb and thought-provoking. I could run out of superlatives trying to describe Chiang's work. Stories of Your Life is the best collection of short stories, novellas and novelettes I have ever read...Ted Chiang will blow you away with this astonishing collection' The Alien Online
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780330426640 (0330426648)
Publisher: Small Beer Press
Pages no: 281
Edition language: English
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Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
5.0 Cerebral, disquieting, and addictive
I've become an instant fan of Ted Chiang after reading his book Stories of Your Life and Others. It's such a breath of fresh air to read a really phenomenal collection of short stories such as this one. I had been itching for some truly delicious science fiction and this collection delivered. From t...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 Stories of Your Life and Others - Ted Chiang 
In contrast to Bradbury, I have Chiang. Now these are science fiction, and they are particularly rare in that the are fine examples of both science and storytelling. I picked it up because the new movie Arrival is based on one of these stories. It's a first-contact story starring a linguist. Who doe...
Ned Hayes Writing
Ned Hayes Writing rated it
5.0 Story of your Life
Ted Chiang's "Story of Your Life" was the basis for the new film "The Arrival." The story itself is a thoughtful meditation on the meaning of one's time on earth, and the choices we make. The movie takes it in a more plot-driven direction. But what's brilliant about the movie is that it preserves th...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 Stories of Your Life and Others
Please note that I gave this story 4.5 stars and rounded it up to 5 stars on Goodreads.So I got this book via the library and boy was there a long wait. I think the movie "Arrival" is the main reason why this one took so long to get via Overdrive. I saw Arrival right after the elections and seriousl...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.5 Coding Languages vs. Natural Languages: “Story of Your Life and Others” by Ted Chiang
Are you familiar with the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis? Back in the day when I was in college I remember writing a paper on applying this language paradigm to coding. It was so long ago I don’t really remember what I wrote, but I still remember agreeing with the fact that coding could also be a fitting su...
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