Children of Time

Adrian Tchaikovsky

Children of Time

Recommendation inspired by:
Could we harness the power of a black hole? - Fabio Pacucci

Why we love this book:

Children of Time offers readers an exhilarating and skillful exploration of many of the most enduring themes in Science Fiction. You'll confront the challenges of deep space, deep time, genetic engineering, terraforming, interspecies communication, artificial intelligence, and so much more. You'll also confront -- if you're like most reasonable humans -- one of your deepest fears (no spoilers). This wonderfully-paced book functions as a stand-alone story, but if you love it as much as I did, you also might want to check out the sequel, Children of Ruin.

Recommended by:
Logan Smalley, TED-Ed Team

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