Bookmark: Neal Stephenson

These “Bookmark” posts are useful for me; hopefully a few other people get something out of them along the way. I really enjoy Neal Stephenson‘s books. Unlike Stephen King, another novelist where the length of the book increases with each new effort, I never read a Stephenson book and wonder how badly he beat the editors. Stephenson books revel in their research, the density of … Continue reading Bookmark: Neal Stephenson

Kickstart My Art: Clang

Neal Stephenson is a geek legend at this point. I don’t think his first novel Snow Crash would have existed without William Gibson’s early novels coming first, but it’s just speculation on my part unless I get a chance to talk to either author.  Don’t get me wrong, I love Neal’s books and unlike some, I’ve liked each new one better then the last.  What some … Continue reading Kickstart My Art: Clang

Neal Stephenson Enters the Googleplex

Neal Stephenson is an amazing processor of information.  I (like countless other fans of his work) am currently reading Anathem, his latest novel which tackles such myriad issues as religion, science, the long clock… I’m only 200 pages into a lengthy brick of a book.  So far it is living up to the amazing trilogy of his previous work, The Baroque Cycle books. If you … Continue reading Neal Stephenson Enters the Googleplex