August 2014 Book Group

Thursday, August 14

Stories from Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

  • “Story of Your Life”. See also: Tralfamadorians, Dr. Manhattan’s chapter, and the (strong) Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis.
  • “Seventy-Two Letters”. A delightful foray into rabbinic golem theory & early naturalists.
  • “Liking What You See: A Documentary”. Consult your inner Harrison Bergeron and the manufacture of capitalist desire.

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