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Stories of Your Life and Others

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‘A science fiction genius . . . Ted Chiang is a superstar.’ – Guardian

With Stories of Your Life and Others, his masterful first collection, multiple-award-winning author Ted Chiang deftly blends human emotion and scientific rationalism in eight remarkably diverse stories, all told in his trademark precise and evocative prose.

From a soaring Babylonian tower that connects a flat Earth with the firmament above, to a world where angelic visitations are a wondrous and terrifying part of everyday life; from a neural modification that eliminates the appeal of physical beauty, to an alien language that challenges our very ... Read more

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Pan Macmillan
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London, United Kingdom
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About Ted Chiang
Ted Chiang was born in Port Jefferson, New York, and currently lives outside Seattle, Washington. In 1990 he won the Nebula Award for his first published story, 'Tower of Babylon'. Following this triumph, his stories have won him numerous other awards, making him one of the most honoured writers in contemporary SF.

Reviews for Stories of Your Life and Others
United by a humane intelligence that speaks very directly to the reader, and makes us experience each story with immediacy and Chiang's calm passion.
China Miéville, Guardian
Ted is a national treasure... each of those stories is a goddamned jewel.
Cory Doctorow
Meticulously pieced together, utterly thought through, Chiang's stories emerge slowly...but with the perfection of ... Read more

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