- Publisher: TOR BOOKS ST MARTINS MASS (2002)
- ASIN: B000Q1GOKS
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (141 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #14,358,476 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Ted Chiang is an amazing author, and this collects some of his best scifi short stories in one place.
I've read a good number of science fiction short stories in my day, and this collection stands out as one of the best I've ever read.
It is the kind of story that just makes you think and ponder for months, even years, at least if you like language, as I do.
This is an excellent set of short stories. Ted Chiang has an ability to take multiple points of views within the stories leaving you pondering the implications. Read morePublished 15 hours ago by P. Dant
I've read thousands of short stories published in the science fiction and fantasy magazines over the past 10 years that I've been seriously reading them. Read morePublished 9 days ago by William Freedman
Every one of these stories caused me to take pause and reflect over the societal implications of each of the main ideas within each story. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Blake
An interesting collection of stories, well worth reading. Ideas and writing style are the strong points. Read morePublished 21 days ago by captainamerica
The story lines and contexts are simply brilliant. Among the most imaginative and fascinating I've ever encountered. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Robert Cain
These stories are great -- I especially liked the first "Tower of Babylon". There were a few that I didn't enjoy very much ("Hell is the absence of god" and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by brian
I have and would recommend this book to anyone and everyone. It's a little sci fi but real-like. Every Story is a great read. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Deborah N. Montgomery
What surprises me about this book is how many of the stories are based on myth or disproven scientific theories: everything from the Tower of Babel, human homunculi to alienation... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Willaim Carpenter
This guy is amazing. Great imagination, great craftsman-writer. Just a remarkable collection of stories. I cannot recommend highly enough.Published 1 month ago by Matt