Search Results: "Janne Teller"


BOOK REVIEW

NOTHING by Janne Teller
FICTION
Released: Feb. 9, 2010

"Gorgeously lyrical, as abetted by Aitken's translation, and dreadfully bleak. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
The seventh graders of Tæring School are much like any others, until Pierre Anthon has an existential crisis, climbs a tree and refuses to come back to school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EXEGESIS by Astro Teller
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"A light, clever, and entertaining—if rather predictable- -programmer's fantasy that toys with the implications of higher technology as it affects and interacts with us humans. (Book-of- the-Month Club/Quality Paperback Book Club featured selection; author tour)"
The grandson of hydrogen-bomb creator Edward Teller, himself a Ph.D. student in artificial intelligence at Carnegie Mellon, makes his fiction debut with this playful Frankenstein remake featuring an ambitious young doctoral candidate and the piece of thinking software she loves. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"This memoir will not silence Teller's many critics; indeed, it will provide them further ammunition. Still, a useful, if (of course) self-serving, contribution to the history of science and the literature of the Cold War."
"Fear of science and technology, which have empowered humans since the beginning of history, is the height of folly": so writes Teller, inventor of the H-bomb and reputed model for Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove. Read full book review >