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Exhalation

Exhalation

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Publisher Price: $17.00

ISBN10: 1101972084
ISBN13: 9781101972083
Publisher: Vintage
Published: Jun 30 2020
Pages: 368
Weight: 0.60
Height: 0.90 Width: 5.10 Depth: 7.90
Language: English

"This is a collection of short stories that discusses language, memory, time, and perception. There isn't a weak story in the bunch, and one literally blew my mind." --Catherine

 

 

NATIONAL BESTSELLER - ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR - Nine stunningly original, provocative, and poignant stories--two published for the very first time--all from the mind of the incomparable author of Stories of Your Life and Others

Tackling some of humanity's oldest questions along with new quandaries only he could imagine, these stories will change the way you think, feel, and see the world. They are Ted Chiang at his best: profound, sympathetic, revelatory.

Ted Chiang tackles some of humanity's oldest questions along with new quandaries only he could imagine.

In The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate, a portal through time forces a fabric seller in ancient Baghdad to grapple with past mistakes and second chances. In Exhalation, an alien scientist makes a shocking discovery with ramifications that are literally universal. In Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom, the ability to glimpse into alternate universes necessitates a radically new examination of the concepts of choice and free will.

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