The Diamond Age
A brilliant, tricky, twenty-first-century version of Pygmalion Guardian
A wealth of hip, social and technological riffs, stories-within-stories and not a few good jokes. Invest Time Out
The Quentin Tarantino of postcyberpunk science fiction. Stephenson has upped the form's ante with rambunctious glee Village Voice
A new era in science fiction. People will walk around slack-jawed for days and reemerge with a radically redefined sense of reality - Bruce Sterling
Establishes Stephenson as a powerful voice for the cyber age. At once whimsical, satirical and cautionary USA Today
Neal Stephenson is the author of the three-volume historical epic The Baroque Cycle (Quicksilver, The Confusion and The System of the World) as well as the novels Cryptonomicon, The Diamond Age (winner of a Hugo Award), Snow Crash, Zodiac, Anathem and Reamde. He lives in Seattle, Washington.