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Chiang, Ted

Overview
Works: 44 works in 174 publications in 13 languages and 5,907 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Drama  Science fiction films  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction  Film adaptations  Fantasy fiction  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ted Chiang
 
Most widely held works by Ted Chiang
Stories of your life and others by Ted Chiang( Book )

57 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ted Chiang's first published story, "Tower of Babylon, " won the Nebula Award for 1990. Now, collected for the first time, are all seven of this extraordinary writer's extraordinary stories - plus a new story written especially for this volume
The best American short stories 2016( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a Nigerian boy's friendship with his family's former houseboy to a sweatshop girl's experience as a sister wife, from love and murder on the frontier to a meltdown in academe, these stories have the economy and power to "break hearts bones vanities and cages."
Arrival by Ted Chiang( Book )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ted Chiang has long been known as one of the most powerful science fiction writers working today. Offering readers the dual delights of the very strange and the heartbreakingly familiar, Arrival presents characters who must confront sudden change. In "Story of Your Life," which provides the basis for the film Arrival, alien lifeforms suddenly appear on Earth. When a linguist is brought in to help communicate with them and discern their intentions, her new knowledge of their language and its nonlinear structure allows her to see future events and all the joy and pain they may bring. In each story of this incredible collection, with sharp intelligence and humor, Ted Chiang examines what it means to be alive in a world marked by uncertainty, but also by wonder
The lifecycle of software objects by Ted Chiang( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two people and the artificial intelligences they helped create, following them for more than a decade as they deal with the upgrades and obsolescence that are inevitable in the world of software. At the same time, it's an examination of the difference between processing power and intelligence, and of what it means to have a real relationship with an artificial entity
The merchant and the alchemist's gate by Ted Chiang( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Russian and English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This curious time-travel novella is a gracefully told lesson about accepting fate-or, as better suits this medieval Arabian setting, the will of Allah. A Baghdad merchant discovers an alchemical device that can send a traveler back in time 20 years. Despite the alchemist's warning that "what is made cannot be unmade," and three illustrative tales about others' attempts to alter the past, the merchant is determined to return to an earlier time to save his long-dead wife
Arrival by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

22 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als op meerdere plaatsen op aarde buitenaardse ruimteschepen geland zijn krijgt een taalkundige de opdracht om de bedoelingen van de aliens te achterhalen
The best science fiction & fantasy of the year( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best, most original and brightest science fiction and fantasy stories from around the globe from the past twelve months are brought together in one collection by multiple award winning editor Jonathan Strahan. This highly popular series now reaches volume eight and will include stories from both the biggest names in the field and the most exciting new talents. Previous volumes have included stories from Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, Cory Doctorow, Stephen Baxter, Elizabeth Bear, Joe Abercrombie, Paolo Bacigalupi, Holly Black, Garth Nix, Jeffrey Ford, Margo Lanagan, Bruce Sterling, Adam Robets, Ellen Klages, and many many more. With this volume the series comes to a new home at Solaris, publishers of Jonathan Strahan's award-winning original Infinities SF anthologies and the and Fearsome fantasy anthologies
Stories of your life and others by Ted Chiang( Recording )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ted Chiang's first published story, "Tower of Babylon," won the Nebula Award for 1990. Now, collected for the first time, are all seven of this extraordinary writer's extraordinary stories--plus a new story written especially for this volume
Year's best SF 14 by David G Hartwell( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2008's best short-form SF - selected by acclaimed, award-winning editors and anthologists David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer - offers stunning new extrapolations on what awaits humankind beyond the next dawn. The art of the story is explored boldly and provocatively in this powerful new collection of Year's Best speculative fiction
Tower of Babylon : from Stories of your life and others by Ted Chiang( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Vintage Shorts "Short Story Month" Selection Together with a crew of other miners and cart-pullers, Hillalum is recruited to climb the Tower of Babylon and unearth what lies beyond the vault of heaven. During his journey, Hillalum discovers entire civilizations of tower-dwellers on the tower-there are those who live inside the mists of clouds, those who raise their vegetables above the sun, and those who have spent their lives under the oppressive weight of an endless, white stratum at the top of the universe. "Tower of Babylon" is a rare gem-a winner of the prestigious Nebula award, the first story Ted Chiang ever published, and the brilliant opening piece to Chiang's much-lauded first collection, Stories of Your Life and Others, which is soon to be a major motion picture starring Amy Adams. An ebook short
Ni yi sheng de yu yan = Story of your life by Ted Chiang( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in Chinese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of your life and others delivers dual delights of the very, very strange and the heartbreakingly familiar, often presenting characters who must confront sudden change -- the inevitable rise of automations or the appearance of aliens -- while striving to maintain some sense of normalcy
Stories of your life by Ted Chiang( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tangsin insaeng ŭi iyagi : T'edŭ Ch'ang sosŏl = Stories of your life and others by Ted Chiang( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Korean and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Premier contact( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in French and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorsque de mystérieux vaisseaux venus du fond de l'espace surgissent un peu partout sur Terre, une équipe d'experts est rassemblée sous la direction de la linguiste Louise Banks afin de tenter de comprendre leurs intentions. Face à l'énigme que constituent leur présence et leurs messages mystérieux, les réactions dans le monde sont extrêmes et l'humanité se retrouve bientôt au bord d'une guerre absolue. Louise Banks et son équipe n'ont que très peu de temps pour trouver des réponses. Pour les obtenir, la jeune femme va prendre un risque qui pourrait non seulement lui coûter la vie, mais détruire le genre humain
Arrival Die Hölle ist die Abwesenheit Gottes by Ted Chiang( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A la deriva en el mar de las lluvias y otros relatos by Rachel Swirsky( )

1 edition published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Premios Hugo 2010 y 2014, Nebula 2013, British Science Fiction 2012 En A la deriva en el Mar de las Lluvias y otros relatos el lector podrá encontrar emotivas historias acerca del último viaje espacial de una madura mujer astronauta, de las consecuencias de comercializar muñecas capaces de superar el test de Turing, del uso de la animación suspendida para la explotación comercial de cadáveres, del difícil camino hacia el entendimiento y el perdón, de la subjetividad en el terreno de la percepción, de relaciones familiares alternativas surgidas tras un desastre ecológico, bellísimas historias de amor en clave de poema y nuevas oportunidades para la humanidad tras la completa des- trucción de la Tierra. Piezas de ciencia ficción de futuro cercano en su mayoría, inquietantes, sorprendentes, narradas con gran sensibilidad y poseedoras de un fuerte componente filosófico, de la mano de escritores tan destacados como Mary Robinette Kowal, Ken Liu, Will McIntosh, Mike Resnick, Ted Chiang, Rachel Swirsky, Carrie Vaughn e Ian Sales; cinco hombres y tres mujeres que evidencian la riqueza y solidez de la narrativa de ciencia ficción actual
Die Hölle ist die Abwesenheit Gottes by Ted Chiang( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschichten, die ein ganzes Universum enthalten: Die Wahrheit über den Turmbau zu Babel; der folgenreiche Erstkontakt mit einer ausserirdischen Spezies; die Verzweiflung angesichts des Verlusts eines unersetzlichen Menschen; ein Zeitreiseabenteuer der anderen Art; und ein bestürzender Ausflug an die Grenzen des wissenschaftlich Machbaren ... Kein anderer Science-Fiction-Autor hat in den letzten zwanzig Jahren auch nur ansatzweise so viel Begeisterung ausgelöst wie Ted Chiang. Kein anderer Science-Fiction-Autor wurde für ein so schmales Werk mit mehr Preisen ausgezeichnet. Nun liegt endlich auch auf Deutsch ein Auswahlband mit seinen Erzählungen vor. - "Der Turmbau zu Babel" ("Tower of Babylon" / Omni, November 1990) Ausgezeichnet mit dem Nebula Award - "Geschichte deines Lebens" ("Story of Your Life" / Starlight 2, 1998) Ausgezeichnet mit dem Nebula Award und dem Sturgeon Award - "Die Hölle ist die Abwesenheit Gottes" ("Hell Is the Absence of God" / Starlight 3, 2001) Ausgezeichnet mit dem Nebula Award, dem Hugo Award und dem Locus Award - "Der Kaufmann am Portal des Alchemisten" ("The Merchant at the Alchemist's Gate" / Fantasy and SF, September 2007) Ausgezeichnet mit dem Nebula Award und dem Hugo Award - "Ausatmung" ("Exhalation" / Eclipse 2, 2008) Ausgezeichnet mit dem Hugo Award und dem Locus Award Ted Chiang ist studierter Informatiker. Er arbeitet als technischer Autor in der Software-Industrie und lebt in Bellvue in der Nähe von Seattle, Washington. Für weitere Informationen verweisen wir auf den Ted Chiang-Artikel in der Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Das wahre Wesen der Dinge by Ted Chiang( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I premi Hugo 2002 : le opere vincitrici nel 2002 del più prestigioso premio internazionale della fantascienza by Vernor Vinge( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Locus awards : thirty years of the best in science fiction and fantasy( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1970s: The death of Doctor Varley -- The 1980s: The way of before the revolution / Ursula K. Le Guin -- Jeffty is five / Harlan Ellison -Tiptree Jr. -- Rachel in love / Pat Varley -- The 1980s: The way of cross and dragon / George R.R. Martin -- Souls / Joanna Russ -- Bloodchild / Octavia E. Butler -- The only neat thing to do / James Tiptree Jr. -- Rachel in love / Pat Murphy -- The scalehunter's beautiful daughter / Lucius Shepard -- The 1990s: Bears discover fire / Terry Bisson -- Buffalo / John Kessel -- Even the queen / Connie Willis -- Gone / John Crowley -- Maneki Neko / Bruce Sterling -- The 2000s: Border guards / Greg Egan -- Hell is the absence of God / Ted Chiang -- October in the chair / Neil Gaiman -- Previous winners
 
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Alternative Names
Ted Chiang.

Ted Chiang American science fiction writer

Ted Chiang americký spisovatel

Ted Chiang Amerikaans schrijver

Ted Chiang amerikansk författare

Ted Chiang amerikansk skribent

Ted Chiang écrivain américain

Ted Chiang Escritor de ciencia ficción estadounidense

Ted Chiang scrittore statunitense

Ted Chiang US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Science Fiction-Autor

Тед Чан

Тед Ћанг

Чан, Тед

טד צ'יאנג

צ׳יאנג, טד

צ'ינג, טד

تد چیانق

تد چیانگ نویسنده آمریکایی

تيد تشيانغ

창, 테드 1967-

테드 창

チャン, テッド

テッド・チャン

姜峯楠 美国华裔科幻小说作家

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