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Title: Catching Crumbs from the Table Title Record # 100345
Author: Ted Chiang
Date: 2000-06-01
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: nature.com
Language: English
User Rating: 6.00 (2 votes) Including variants and translations: 6.00 (3 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
2000 The Evolution of Human Science
Year Language Title
2006Translated by Pierre-Paul Durastanti
French L'évolution de la science humaine
2014Translated by Karin Will
German Die Evolution des menschlichen Wissens
2017Translated by an uncredited hand (possibly Rainer Kayser)
German Offizielle Erklärung zum Stand der menschlichen Forschung

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
27 2001 Locus Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Nature, June 1, 2000 2000-06-01 ed. Editors of Nature Nature Publishing Group      
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2002-07-00 Ted Chiang Tor 0-765-30418-X $24.95 333
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gregory Manchess Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2002-08-00 Ted Chiang St. Martin's Press 0-312-70716-9 $24.95  
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 $14.95 333
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
Stories of Your Life and Others 2004-02-00 Ted Chiang Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 1-4050-4102-1 £10.99 331
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 Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2005-01-00 Ted Chiang Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 0-330-42664-8 £6.99 331
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  
La tour de Babylone 2006-04-21 Ted Chiang Denoël (Lunes d'encre) 2-207-25456-9 €20.00 341
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  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2010-10-01 Ted Chiang Small Beer Press 978-1-931520-72-0 $16.00 281
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  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Shelley Eshkar  
Das wahre Wesen der Dinge 2014-02-00 Ted Chiang Golkonda 978-3-944720-17-3 €16.90 284
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 Elena Helfrecht Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2016-06-14 Ted Chiang Vintage Books 978-1-101-97212-0 $16.00 281
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  
Arrival 2016-11-01 Ted Chiang Vintage Books 978-0-525-43367-5 $16.00 281
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 £8.99 338
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 2016-11-03 Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5098-5117-1 £8.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Spektrum der Wissenschaft, #3.17 2017-03-00 ed. Editors of Spektrum der Wissenschaft Spektrum der Wissenschaft   €8.50 100
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2018-04-12 Ted Chiang Subterranean Press   $125.00 i+
351
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jacob McMurray Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others date unknown Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-4472-8923-4 £8.99 338
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
Arrival date unknown Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5098-3590-4 £8.99 338
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
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