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National Book Festival

Neal Stephenson is the author of the three-volume historical epic "The Baroque Cycle" ("Quicksilver," "The Confusion" and "The System of the World") and the novels "Cryptonomicon," "The Diamond Age," "Snow Crash," "Zodiac" and "Anathem." Last year, Stephenson introduced "The "Mongoliad," a fiction project distributed primarily as a series of apps for smartphone. Stephenson's new novel, "Reamde" (William Morrow) is the story of a wealthy tech entrepreneur caught in the very real crossfire of his own online fantasy war game.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Neal Stephenson