Stories of Your Life and Others

Ranked #4 in Short Stories, Ranked #7 in Anthologysee more rankings.

Ted Chiang's first published story, "Tower of Babylon," won the Nebula Award in 1990. Subsequent stories have won the Asimov's SF Magazine reader poll, a second Nebula Award, the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, and the Sidewise Award for alternate history. He won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1992. Story for story, he is the most honored young writer in modern SF.

Now, collected here for the first time are all seven of this extraordinary writer's stories so far-plus an eighth story written especially for this volume.

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Naval Ravikant CEO & Co-Founder/AngelListI’m rereading Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang. It’s one of my favorite sci-fi novels. (Source)

Meltem Demirors finally reading Ted Chiang’s Stories of Your Life and i have basically been crying since i opened my kindle such a beautiful writer and such profound topics. division by zero was my favorite of the collection, but the story the book is titled after is stunning 😍 (Source)

Ryan Len One of the best sci-fi books I’ve read in my life! (Source)

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