Neal Stephenson, author, "Snow Crash," "Seveneves"
Air Dates: July 29-31, 2017
This Week’s Guest: NEAL STEPHENSON,Internationally-Renowned Author
Writer of "Speculative Fiction" -- (Science Fiction/Historical Fiction, Cyberpunk, Postcyberpunk, & Baroque)
Winner: Hugo, Locus, & Prometheus AwardsN.Y. Times Best-Sellers "Seveneves" & "Snow Crash"
Quotes:“Stephenson has not stepped. He has VAULTED onto the literary stage with “Snow Crash.”-- The Los Angeles Times
“No slim fables or nerdy novellas for Stephenson: his visions are epic, and he requires whole worlds – and in this case, solar systems – to accommodate them....Wise, witty, utterly well-crafted science fiction.” -- Kirkus Reviews on “Seveneves”
This week's guest on REPORT FROM SANTA FE is author Neal Stephenson discussing his award-winning books "Snow Crash," "The Diamond Age," "Anathem," and most recent books "Seveneves," and "The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O."
Stephenson is a writer of "speculative fiction" whose novels have been categorized as science fiction/historical fiction, cyberpunk, postcyberpunk, and baroque.
His works have received Hugo, Locus, and Prometheus Awards. He also writes non-fiction articles about technology in publications such as Wired.
Stephenson's breakthrough came in 1992 with “Snow Crash,” hailed by some critics as the “manic apotheosis of cyberpunk science fiction. It was the first of Stephenson's epic science fiction novels, among them “Reamde,” “Cryptonomicon,”. and “Seveneves.”