Neal Stephenson

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American author. Propably best known for his novels and wired articles.

"The science fiction approach doesn't mean it's always about the future; it's an awareness that this is different." - Neal Stephenson


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Snow Crash (1992) Snow Crash
The Diamond Age (1995) The Diamond Age
Cryptonomicon (1999) Cryptonomicon
*Wikipedia:The_Confusion_(novel) ISBN 0434012386
*Wikipedia:The_System_of_the_World_(novel) ISBN 0060523875
Die Barock-Trilogie
*Quicksilver (2003) ISBN 3442545684
*The Confusion
*The System of the World


"This Snow Crash - what is it? Drug, Virus, or Religion?"
"What's the difference?" - Snow Crash
"The difference between stupid and intelligent people -- and this is true whether or not they are well-educated -- 
is that intelligent people can handle subtlety. They are not baffled by ambiguous or even contradictory situations -- in fact,  
they expect them and are apt to become suspicious when things seem overly straightforward." - The Diamond Age


official site

personal site

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