Items tagged "Neal Stephenson"

Cryptonomicon

Neal Stephenson.  Just do me a favor and read all his books.  Except Anathem. Couldn’t get my metaphorical teeth into it.  But this post is on the Cryptonomicon.  This book is amazing.  It has two plot lines that advance simultaneously; one in WW II, and one in Modern Day with the descendants of the WW […]

Snow Crash

Have you ever heard of the word avatar?  Not the movie, or the TV show but in a video game, or on a computer where you have  “your avatar”?  Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash is what popularized the concept and that is one of the least spectacular parts of this book.  This book is a partly dystopic, […]