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September book clubs to meet at the Olean Public Library

Olean Times Herald - 10 Sep 2018
19, 6:30 p.m. — The group will discuss "Stories of Your Life and Others" by Ted Chiang. Chiang's short stories are conceptual speculative fiction at their most warm and humane, discussing technology and philosophy in a rational and accessible way ...
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We Need to Talk: Language and Communication in The Martian and Arrival

Bright Lights Film Journal (blog) - 16 Sep 2018
The first is Ridley Scott's The Martian (2015) and the second is Denis Villeneuve's Arrival (2016) – based on Ted Chiang's novella Story of Your Life (1998). Specifically, I want to explore the unusual strategy that both these films employ, which is to ...
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Binge Blog: Talk to me

YourObserver.com - 15 Sep 2018
The film, based on a short story by Ted Chiang called “Story of Your Life,” sees 12 alien ships fall to Earth in 12 different locations. Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is a linguist brought onto one of these ships to help decipher the alien's language, which ...
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Ted Chiang is a genius, but he's wrong about Silicon Valley

TechCrunch - 24 Dec 2017
Ted Chiang isn't just one of the greatest science-fiction writers alive — he's one of the greatest writers alive full stop. Which is why I was so saddened and disappointed by his recent excoriation of Silicon Valley in BuzzFeed. As the tech industry ...
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Ted Chiang

BuzzFeed News - 18 Dec 2017
Ted Chiang is an award-winning writer of science fiction. Over the course of twenty five years and fifteen stories, he has won numerous awards including 4 Nebulas, 4 Hugos, 4 Locuses, and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. The title story ...
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9 Online Book Clubs You've Got to Join

Parade - 25 Aug 2018
The Wired Book Club has taken a bit of a hiatus in 2018, but the archives are full of not-to-be-missed recommendations like Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang. We're crossing our fingers that this misfit club gets up and running again before ...
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Stuff We Love: Ted Chiang's Arrival-inspiring Story of Your Life

Syfy Wire - 23 Feb 2018
Like many people who loved the movie, I came to its source material, Ted Chiang's Nebula Award-winning novella “Story of Your Life” afterwards. And, perhaps also like many, I was initially somewhat surprised to find out how different Arrival is from ...
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Star Wars actors are everywhere: Updated

Fantha Tracks - 09 Sep 2018
For those who have watched the movie and like to dive deeper, I highly recommend listening to this podcast as screenwriter Eric Heisserer discusses, among many other Arrival things, how he adapted Ted Chiang's short story, Story Of Your Life, to the ...
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The Best Readings & Talks in Seattle: Fall 2018

TheStranger.com - 13 Sep 2018
Ted Chiang and Karen Joy Fowler Last year's lauded sci-fi film Arrival was based on Ted Chiang's short fiction "The Story of Your Life," which combined a gorgeously nerdy and profound examination of alien grammar with a sad and equally profound ...
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Atlantic Health sends paramedics to aid Florence relief efforts

New Jersey Herald - 16 Sep 2018
The team, consisting of Richard Hathaway, Matthew Chiang and Dan Vitale, left late Thursday afternoon and drove overnight to a rendezvous point in South Carolina, where they were to assist in relief for three days to two weeks. The Atlantic Ambulance ...
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What If Parents Loved Strangers' Children As Much As Their Own?

The New Yorker - 31 Dec 2017
By Ted Chiang. December 31, 2017. What would a radically compassionate world look like—and would we want to live there? Illustration by Tim Lahan. Last December, the author and philosopher Sam Harris invited Paul Bloom, a professor of psychology at ...
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Ted Chiang's Soulful Science Fiction

The New Yorker - 05 Jan 2017
His story “The Great Silence” was included in last year's edition of “The Best American Short Stories,” and Junot Díaz, who edited that volume, has said that Chiang's “Stories of Your Life and Others” is “as perfect a collection of stories as I've ever ...
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Ted Chiang, the science fiction genius behind Arrival

The Guardian (blog) - 11 Nov 2016
In the small world of science fiction short stories, Ted Chiang is a superstar. It's easier to list the major SF awards he hasn't won than those he has, and he's equally acclaimed in the broader field of literary short fiction – all for a body of work ...
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Voyage créatif aux confins du conscient et de l'inconscient

The Conversation FR - 18 Sep 2018
Finalement, la meilleure façon que j'ai trouvée pour illustrer la transliminalité, c'est l'excellent film de science-fiction du réalisateur québécois Denis Villeneuve, inspiré de la nouvelle de Ted Chiang, Arrival ou Premier contact. Le film a remporté ...
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The humanity of Ted Chiang's 'Exhalation'

The Stanford Daily - 08 Nov 2017
Ted Chiang, someone I truly admire, is a true master at this craft: besides winning four Locus, four Nebula, and four Hugo awards, his novella “Story of Your Life” was recently adapted in 2016 into the critically and commercially successful film “Arrival.

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