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Neal Stephenson

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Neal Stephenson, the science fiction author, was born on October 31, 1959 in Maryland. He graduated from Boston University in 1981 with a B.A. in Geography with a minor in physics. His first novel, The Big U, was published in 1984. It received little attention and stayed out of print until näytä lisää Stephenson allowed it to be reprinted in 2001. His second novel was Zodiac: The Eco-Thriller was published in 1988, but it was his novel Snow Crash (1992) that brought him popularity. It fused memetics, computer viruses, and other high-tech themes with Sumerian mythology. Neal Stephenson has won several awards: Hugo for Best Novel for The Diamond Age (1996), the Arthur C. Clarke for Best Novel for Quicksilver (2004), and the Prometheus Award for Best Novel for The System of the World (2005). He recently completed the The Baroque Cycle Trilogy, a series of historical novels. It consists of eight books and was originally published in three volumes and Reamde. His latest novel is entitled The Rise and Fall of D. O. D. O. Stephenson also writes under the pseudonym Stephen Bury. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
Image credit: U.S. novelist Neal Stephenson at Science Foo Camp 2008. Author Bob Lee; cropped by Beyond My Ken

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Tekijän teokset

Snow Crash (1992) 20,281 kappaletta
Cryptonomicon (1999) 17,135 kappaletta
The Diamond Age (1995) 11,222 kappaletta
Quicksilver (2003) 8,981 kappaletta
Anathem (2008) 8,345 kappaletta
The Confusion (2004) 6,492 kappaletta
The System of the World (2004) 5,892 kappaletta
Seveneves (2015) 4,880 kappaletta
Reamde (2011) 4,301 kappaletta
Zodiac (1988) 4,123 kappaletta
The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. (2017) 2,080 kappaletta
Interface (1994) 1,820 kappaletta
Quicksilver (2003) 1,657 kappaletta
The Big U (1984) 1,620 kappaletta
Fall; or, Dodge in Hell (2019) — Tekijä — 1,507 kappaletta
The Cobweb (1996) 1,107 kappaletta
Termination Shock (2021) 954 kappaletta
The Mongoliad: Book One (2012) 870 kappaletta
The Mongoliad: Book Two (2012) 409 kappaletta
King of the Vagabonds (2004) 368 kappaletta
The Mongoliad: Book Three (2013) 345 kappaletta
Odalisque (2003) 316 kappaletta
Cryptonomicon, Part 1 (of 3) (1999) 262 kappaletta
Cryptonomicon, Part 2 (of 3) (2001) 190 kappaletta
Cryptonomicon, Part 3 (of 3) (2001) 187 kappaletta
Atmosphæra Incognita (2019) 124 kappaletta
Currency {Baroque Cycle, Book 7} (2006) 80 kappaletta
Anathem {Part 1 of 2} (2010) 38 kappaletta
Anathem {Part 2 of 2} (2010) 33 kappaletta
Les Deux Mondes T1 (2014) 16 kappaletta
New Found Land: The Long Haul (2021) 13 kappaletta
Spew {story} 6 kappaletta
2006 5 kappaletta
Choc terminal - tome 2 (2023) 2 kappaletta
 Stephenson Neal 2 kappaletta
Snow Crash {Part 1 of 2} (2001) 2 kappaletta
Eos Reader 1998-2008 (2008) 2 kappaletta
ERA DEL DIAMANTE (L') (2023) 1 kappale
Snowcrash 1 kappale
Cryptonomicon 1 kappale
Two for the Road 1 kappale
Locus 526, November 2004 (2004) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity (2003) — Johdanto, eräät painokset1,527 kappaletta
Steampunk (2008) — Avustaja — 829 kappaletta
Suddenly, a Knock on the Door (2010) — Kertoja, eräät painokset513 kappaletta
Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future (2014) — Avustaja — 244 kappaletta
Hackers (1984) — Avustaja — 117 kappaletta
Disco 2000 (1998) — Avustaja — 97 kappaletta
Full Spectrum 5 (1995) — Avustaja — 73 kappaletta
Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World (2017) — Avustaja — 35 kappaletta
Starship Century: Toward the Grandest Horizon (2013) — Avustaja — 35 kappaletta

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Yleistieto

Kanoninen nimi
Stephenson, Neal
Virallinen nimi
Stephenson, Neal Town
Muut nimet
Bury, Stephen (pseudonym)
Syntymäaika
1959
Sukupuoli
male
Kansalaisuus
USA
Syntymäpaikka
Fort Meade, Maryland, USA
Asuinpaikat
Fort Meade, Maryland, USA
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, USA
Ames, Iowa, USA
Seattle, Washington, USA
Koulutus
Boston University (BA | Geography | 1981)
Ammatit
novelist
short story writer
essayist
Subutai Corporation (Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder)
Suhteet
Jewsbury, George Frederick (samen onder pseud. Stephen Bury)
Organisaatiot
The Clock of the Long Now Project
Subutai Corporation
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Hugo Award (1996)
Arthur C. Clarke Award (2004)
Science Fiction Chronicle Reader Award (1996)
Prometheus Award (2005)
Locus Award (1996, 2000, 2005, 2009)
Agentti
Liz Darhansoff
Lyhyt elämäkerta
Neal Town Stephenson (born October 31, 1959) is an American writer known for his works of speculative fiction.

His novels have been categorized as science fiction, historical fiction, cyberpunk, postcyberpunk, and baroque.

Stephenson's work explores subjects such as mathematics, cryptography, linguistics, philosophy, currency, and the history of science. He also writes non-fiction articles about technology in publications such as Wired. He has also written novels with his uncle, George Jewsbury ("J. Frederick George"), under the collective pseudonym Stephen Bury.

Stephenson has worked part-time as an advisor for Blue Origin, a company (founded by Jeff Bezos) developing a spacecraft and a space launch system,[1] and is also a cofounder of Subutai Corporation, whose first offering is the interactive fiction project The Mongoliad. He is currently Magic Leap's Chief Futurist.

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First two thirds of book are very good and after that you can stop reading. So I would rate the first part to 4,5 stars and the second to 2.
 
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jagheterkatri | 251 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 2, 2018 |
time/space travel, ninjamonks!
 
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Opoponax | 290 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 24, 2009 |
second part of the great cycle
 
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Opoponax | 77 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 24, 2009 |
 
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Opoponax | 69 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 24, 2009 |

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109,057
Suosituimmuussija
#79
Arvio (tähdet)
4.0
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ISBN:t
629
Kielet
23
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777

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