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Neal Stephenson


USA flag (b.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.
 

Genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy
 
New and upcoming books
November 2024

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Polostan
(Bomb Light, book 1)
Series
Baroque Cycle
   1. Quicksilver (2003)
   2. The Confusion (2004)
   3. The System of the World (2004)
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Dodge
   1. Reamde (2011)
   2. Fall (2019)
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Bomb Light
   1. Polostan (2024)
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Novels
   The Big U (1984)
   Zodiac (1988)
   Snow Crash (1992)
   Interface (1994) (as by Stephen Bury)
   The Diamond Age (1995)
   The Cobweb (1996) (as by Stephen Bury)
   Cryptonomicon (1999)
   Anathem (2008)
   Seveneves (2015)
   New Found Land: The Long Haul (2021) (with Austin Grossman and Sean Stewart)
   Termination Shock (2021)
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Novellas and Short Stories
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Series contributed to
Mongoliad Cycle
   1. The Mongoliad: Book One (2012) (with others)
   2. The Mongoliad: Book Two (2012) (with others)
   3. The Mongoliad: Book Three (2013) (with others)
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Neal Stephenson recommends
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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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Autonomous (2017)
Annalee Newitz
"Autonomous is to biotech and AI what Neuromancer was to he internet."
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I, Iago (2012)
Nicole Galland
"Galland has an exceptional gift."

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Books containing stories by Neal Stephenson
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Chasing Shadows (2017)
Visions of Our Coming Transparent World
edited by
David Brin and Stephen W Potts
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Hieroglyph (2014)
Stories and Blueprints for a Better Future
edited by
Kathryn Cramer and Ed Finn
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Twelve Tomorrows 2013 (2013)
(Twelve Tomorrows)

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Awards
2016 Prometheus Award : Seveneves
2009 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel : Anathem
2005 Prometheus Award : The System of the World
2005 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel : The Confusion
2004 Arthur C. Clarke Award : Quicksilver
2000 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel : Cryptonomicon
1996 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel : The Diamond Age
1996 Hugo Award for Best Novel : The Diamond Age

Award nominations
2016 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Seveneves
2016 John W. Campbell Memorial Award (nominee) : Seveneves
2016 Hugo Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Seveneves
2012 CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger (shortlist) : Reamde
2009 John W. Campbell Memorial Award (nominee) : Anathem
2009 Hugo Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Anathem
2009 Arthur C. Clarke Award (nominee) : Anathem
2005 Arthur C. Clarke Award (nominee) : The System of the World
2004 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Quicksilver
2000 Prometheus Award (nominee) : Cryptonomicon
2000 Hugo Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Cryptonomicon
2000 Arthur C. Clarke Award (nominee) : Cryptonomicon
1999 British Fantasy Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Cryptonomicon
1996 Prometheus Award (nominee) : The Diamond Age
1996 Nebula Award for Best Novel (nominee) : The Diamond Age
1996 John W. Campbell Memorial Award (nominee) : The Diamond Age
1996 Arthur C. Clarke Award (nominee) : The Diamond Age
1994 Arthur C. Clarke Award (nominee) : Snow Crash
1993 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Snow Crash


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