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Neal Stephenson


USA flag (1959 - )

aka Stephen Bury

Neal Stephenson issueth from a Clan of yeomen, itinerant Parsons, ingenieurs, and Natural Philosophers that hath long dwelt in bucolick marches and rural Shires of his native Land, and trod the Corridors of her 'Varsities. At a young age, finding himself in a pretty Humour for the writing of Romances, and discourse of Natural Philosophy and Technologick Arts, he took up the Pen, and hath not since laid it down.
 
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Anthologies containing stories by Neal Stephenson
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Short stories
Spew (1994)
Crunch (1998)


Awards
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (1994) : Snow Crash
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (1996) : The Diamond Age
Hugo Best Novel winner (1996) : The Diamond Age
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (1996) : The Diamond Age
Prometheus Award Best Novel nominee (1996) : The Diamond Age
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1997) : The Diamond Age
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1999) : Cryptonomicon
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2000) : Cryptonomicon
Hugo Best Novel nominee (2000) : Cryptonomicon
Prometheus Award Best Novel nominee (2000) : Cryptonomicon
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book winner (2004) : Quicksilver
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2005) : The System of the World
Prometheus Award Best Novel winner (2005) : The System of the World
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2009) : Anathem
Hugo Best Novel nominee (2009) : Anathem
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2009) : Anathem
Hugo Best Book nominee (2016) : Seveneves
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2016) : Seveneves
Prometheus Award Best Book nominee (2016) : Seveneves


Neal Stephenson recommends
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Perfect Circle (2004)
Sean Stewart
"Stephen King meets Ibsen. Trust me."
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I, Iago (2012)
Nicole Galland
"Galland has an exceptional gift."
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Autonomous (2017)
Annalee Newitz
"Autonomous is to biotech and AI what Neuromancer was to he internet."
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Skyfarer (2017)
(Drifting Lands, book 1)
Joseph Brassey
"One of those remarkable books that consists entirely of 'the good parts.' Nonstop fun with unexpected moments of real pathos."


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