Essays and Other Writing
By Neal Stephenson
(William Morrow Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780062024442, 336pp.)
Publication Date: June 2013
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Neal Stephenson has made a name for himself as a writer whose imagination knows no limits.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Neal Stephenson is, quite simply, one of the best and most respected writers alive. Hes taken sf to places its never been (Snow Crash, Anathem). Hes reinvented the historical novel (The Baroque Cycle), the international thriller (Reamde), and both at the same time (Cryptonomicon). Now he treats his legion of fans to Some Remarks, an enthralling collection of essaysStephensons first nonfiction work since his long essay on technology, In the Beginning
Was the Command Line, more than a decade agoas well as new and previously published short writings both fiction and non. Some Remarks is a magnificent showcase of a brilliantly inventive mind and talent, as he discourses on everything from Sir Isaac Newton to Star Wars.
Neal Stephenson is the author of Reamde, Anathem; the three-volume historical epic the Baroque Cycle (Quicksilver, The Confusion, and The System of the World); Cryptonomicon; The Diamond Age; Snow Crash, which was named one of Time magazine's top one hundred all-time best English-language novels; and Zodiac. He lives in Seattle, Washington.