Illustrations: Jinhwa Jang

Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom

From EXHALATION: Stories by Ted Chiang. Reprinted by permission of Vintage Books, an imprint of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © 2019 by Ted Chiang.

Ted Chiang is the author of STORIES OF YOUR LIFE AND OTHERS and EXHALATION, which was chosen by The New York Times as one of the 10 Best Books of 2019.

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