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Title: Story of Your Life Title Record # 84502
Author: Ted Chiang
Date: 1998-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Webpages: IMDB, Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1999Translated by Luca Landoni
Italian La storia della tua vita
2000Translated by Roldano Romanelli
Italian Storia della tua vita
2001Translated by 公手成幸 (Shigeyuki Kude).
Japanese
あなたの人生の物語?あなた の じんせい の ものがたり
Anata no Jinsei no Monogatari
[as by ]
2005 Swedish Berättelsen om ditt liv
2006Translated by Pierre-Paul Durastanti
French L'histoire de ta vie
2011Translated by molosovsky (Alexander Müller)
German Geschichte deines Lebens
2013Translated by José Rojo.
Spanish La historia de tu vida
2016 Portuguese História da sua vida

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Starlight 2 1998-11-00 ed. Patrick Nielsen Hayden Tor 0-312-86184-2
$24.95?$: US dollar
320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jeff Adams Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixteenth Annual Collection 1999-06-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-20445-0
$17.95?$: US dollar
lix+
609
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Year's Best SF 4 1999-06-00 ed. David G. Hartwell HarperPrism 0-06-105902-1
$6.50?$: US dollar
xi+
484
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth John Harris Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixteenth Annual Collection 1999-06-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-20963-0
$29.95?$: US dollar
lix+
609
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Year's Best SF 4 1999-07-00 ed. David G. Hartwell HarperPrism / SFBC 0-7394-0351-6 / 01419
$9.98?$: US dollar
xi+
484
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Harris Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of the Best New Science Fiction 12 1999-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Robinson 1-84119-053-5
£9.99?£: UK pound
lxiv+
671
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Phil Marritt  
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixteenth Annual Collection 1999-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press / SFBC 02285
$14.98?$: US dollar
lix+
609
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Strani universi 2 1999-09-00 ed. Piergiorgio Nicolazzini Editrice Nord (Cosmo Collana di Fantascienza #302) 88-429-1101-1
Lit 24.00?Lit: Italian lira
iv+
304
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Starlight 2 1999-10-00 ed. Patrick Nielsen Hayden Tor 0-312-86312-8
$14.95?$: US dollar
320
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Jeff Adams Checkmark
Al suono di una musica aliena 2000-05-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Mondadori (Millemondi (quarterly) #25)  
Lit 9,900?Lit: Italian lira
430
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Massimo Rosestolato  
Nebula Awards Showcase 2001 2001-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Harvest / Harcourt 0-15-601335-5
$14.00?$: US dollar
xv+
252
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Nebula Awards Showcase 2001 2001-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Harcourt 0-15-100581-8
$28.00?$: US dollar
xv+
252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
S-Fマガジン 2001年9月号, #545?Esu-Efu Magajin 2001-nen 9-gatsu Gō, #545
Esu-Efu Magajin 2001-nen 9-gatsu Gou, #545
S-F Magajin 2001-nen 9-gatsu Gō, #545
S-F Magajin 2001-nen 9-gatsu Gou, #545
2001-09-00 ed.
Editors of S-Fマガジン?Editors of Esu-Efu Magajin
Editors of S-F Magajin
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
     
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
mag  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2002-07-00 Ted Chiang Tor 0-765-30418-X
$24.95?$: US dollar
333
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gregory Manchess Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixteenth Annual Collection 2002-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-26474-7
$17.95?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Bob Eggleton  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2002-08-00 Ted Chiang St. Martin's Press 0-312-70716-9
$24.95?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Gregory Manchess  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2003-07-00 Ted Chiang Orb 0-765-30419-8
$14.95?$: US dollar
333
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Joe Curcio Checkmark
Hive of Dreams: Contemporary Science Fiction from the Pacific Northwest 2003-09-00 ed. Grace L. Dillon Oregon State University Press 0-87071-555-0
$19.95?$: US dollar
276
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
あなたの人生の物語?あなた の じんせい の ものがたり
Anata no Jinsei no Monogatari
2003-09-30
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
(
ハヤカワ文庫SF?Hayakawa Bunko SF
#1458)
4-15-011458-7
¥940?¥: Japanese yen
521+
[7]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll
岩郷重力?Iwagō Jūryoku
いわごう じゅうりょく
Iwagou Juhryoku
Iwagou Juuryoku
,
WONDERWORKZ。?Wonderworkz
Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2004-02-00 Ted Chiang Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 1-4050-4102-1
£10.99?£: UK pound
331
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Shelley Eshkar Checkmark
Nova science fiction, nummer 1 2005 2005-00-00 ed. John-Henri Holmberg Gafiac  
skr 65?skr: Swedish krona (crown)
 
A5?14.8 cm by 21 cm or 5.8" by 8.3" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2005-01-00 Ted Chiang Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 0-330-42664-8
£6.99?£: UK pound
331
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Shelley Eshkar  
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction 2005-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33656-X
$19.95?$: US dollar
xix+
655
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction 2005-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33655-1
$35.00?$: US dollar
xix+
655
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction 2005-02-01 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 1-4299-0385-6
$10.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
La tour de Babylone 2006-04-21 Ted Chiang
Denoël?Denoel
(Lunes d'encre)
2-207-25456-9
€20.00?€: Euro
341
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Manchu  
A Science Fiction Omnibus 2007-11-29 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-14-118892-8
£9.99?£: UK pound
592
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Jim Burns Checkmark
A Science Fiction Omnibus 2007-11-29 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-14-191343-8
£7.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
The Mammoth Book of The Best of The Best New SF 2008-03-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Robinson 978-1-84529-424-3
£9.99?£: UK pound
xix+
778
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Year's Best SF 4 2009-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell HarperCollins e-books 978-0-06-175779-2
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Il meglio della SF / II. L'Olimpo dei classici moderni 2009-11-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Mondadori (Millemondi (quarterly) #49)  
€7.50?€: Euro
718
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Victor Togliani  
La tour de Babylone 2010-04-02 Ted Chiang
Denoël?Denoel
(Folio SF #358)
978-2-07-040688-3   405
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Manchu  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2010-10-01 Ted Chiang Small Beer Press 978-1-931520-72-0
$16.00?$: US dollar
281
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Shelley Eshkar Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2010-10-22 Ted Chiang Small Beer Press 978-1-931520-89-8
$9.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Shelley Eshkar  
Die Hölle ist die Abwesenheit Gottes 2011-12-00 Ted Chiang Golkonda 978-3-942396-12-7
€14.90?€: Euro
181
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Shelley Eshkar Checkmark
Lightspeed, December 2012 2012-12-00 ed. John Joseph Adams Lightspeed Magazine  
$3.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
mag Luis Lasahido  
25 minutos en el futuro: Nueva ciencia ficción norteamericana 2013-00-00 ed. Bernardo Fernández, Pepe Rojo Almadía (Narrativa (Editorial Almadía)) 978-607-516-291-1 / 3375
MX$399.00?Mx$: Mexican dollars
 
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts 2015-00-00 ed. Heather Masri Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press 978-1-4576-7446-4
$45.00?$: US dollar
xix+
796
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth
René Magritte?Rene Magritte
 
Stories of Your Life and Others 2015-05-21 Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-4472-8923-4   338
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Konstantin Inozemtsev , Getty Images  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2016-06-14 Ted Chiang Vintage Books 978-1-101-97212-0
$16.00?$: US dollar
281
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime / Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91009-2
$25.00?$: US dollar
xxxi+
1178
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime / Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91010-8
$25.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / SFBC 14-1016912
$19.55?$: US dollar
xxxi+
1178
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Bruce Pennington  
Arrival 2016-11-01 Ted Chiang Vintage Books 978-0-525-43367-5
$16.00?$: US dollar
281
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Shelley Eshkar  
Arrival 2016-11-01 Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5098-3590-4
£8.99?£: UK pound
338
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Arrival 2016-11-03 Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5098-5117-1
£8.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
História da sua vida e outros contos?Historia da sua vida e outros contos
2016-11-14 Ted Chiang Intrinseca 978-85-510-0078-6
R$69.90?R$: Brazilian real
368
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
Arrival: Die Hölle ist die Abwesenheit Gottes 2017-07-24 Ted Chiang Golkonda 978-3-946503-12-5
€18.00?€: Euro
224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2018-04-12 Ted Chiang Subterranean Press  
$125.00?$: US dollar
i+
351
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jacob McMurray Checkmark
Not One of Us: Stories of Aliens on Earth 2018-11-06 ed. Neil Clarke Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-651-0
$10.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Jacques Leyreloup  
Not One of Us: Stories of Aliens on Earth 2018-11-13 ed. Neil Clarke Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-957-3
$17.99?$: US dollar
xi+
592
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Jacques Leyreloup  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2020-06-11 Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5290-3943-6
£9.99?£: UK pound
338
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Geteilt durch Null 2020-10-30 Ted Chiang Golkonda 978-3-96509-037-8
€24.00?€: Euro
360
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction date unknown ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33656-X
$19.95?$: US dollar
xix+
655
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction date unknown ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33656-X
$19.95?$: US dollar
xix+
655
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction date unknown ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33656-X
$21.95?$: US dollar
xix+
655
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Arrival date unknown Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5098-3590-4
£8.99?£: UK pound
338
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Arrival date unknown Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5098-3590-4
£8.99?£: UK pound
338
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Year's Best SF 4 date unknown ed. David G. Hartwell HarperPrism 0-06-105902-1
$6.50?$: US dollar
xi+
484
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth John Harris Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others date unknown Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-4472-8923-4
£8.99?£: UK pound
338
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Konstantin Inozemtsev , Getty Images Checkmark
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