Via Slashdot, I learn that Neal Stephenson’s new novel is coming in September. Not pre-ordering right now, but on the list.
Entries Tagged as 'Neal Stephenson'
March 31st, 2008 · No Comments
October 17th, 2007 · No Comments
Neal Stephenson’s website doesn’t even list The Cobweb as one of his works. The reason? It was originally published, in 1996, under his pseudonym Stephen Bury. But, after Quicksilver made him a NYTimes bestselling author, it was a no-brainer to re-publish under his real name. No mention of what Stephenson might be working on now… [...]
December 14th, 2004 · No Comments
When it takes me a few weeks to write up a book I’ve read, there’s little chance I’m going to do more than the minimum when it comes time to note thoughts here. Neal Stephenson’s The System of the World is the third and final volume in The Baroque Cycle. I pity those who wade [...]
May 16th, 2004 · 2 Comments
Earlier this week, I finished The Confusion, the second volume in Neal Stephenson’s The Baroque Cycle. I read Quicksilver in November 2003; I’m eager for volume three, The System of the World, promised for September of this year. I love a complex read which still, well, reads well. Powerful ideas, intricate plotting, myriad characters, historical [...]
December 18th, 2003 · Comments Off
I recently finished Quicksilver, Neal Stephenson’s latest novel. I’m not the only one.
December 9th, 2003 · Comments Off
The day before Thanksgiving, I finished Neal Stephenson’s Quicksilver, the first volume of his Baroque Cycle trilogy. Stephenson takes the ancestors of the protagonists in Crytonomicon (his most recent book) and sprinkles them through 17th century Europe, in key roles, especially among the nascent scientific community coming together (in England) as the Royal Society. I [...]