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Seveneves: A Novel
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Neal Stephenson is the bestselling author of the novels Reamde, Anathem, The System of the World, The Confusion, Quicksilver, Cryptonomicon, The Diamond Age, Snow Crash, and Zodiac, and the groundbreaking nonfiction work In the Beginning . . . Was the Command Line. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

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"Stephenson's remarkable novel is deceptively complex, a disaster story and transhumanism tale that serves as the delivery mechanism for a series of technical and sociological visions... there's a ton to digest, but Stephenson's lucid prose makes it worth the while."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Seveneves can be fascinating. . . . Insights into the human character shine like occasional full moons."--Boston Globe
"Seveneves offers at once [Stephenson's] most conventional science-fiction scenario and a superb exploration of his abiding fascination with systems, philosophies and the limits of technology.... Stephenson's central characters, mostly women, serve as a welcome corrective to science-fiction cliches."--Chicago Tribune
"[A] novel of big ideas, but it's also a novel of personalities, of heart, and of a particular kind of hope that only comes from a Stephenson story. Science fiction fans everywhere will love this book."--BookPage
"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
"The huge scope and enormous depth of the latest novel from Stephenson is impressive... a major work of hard sf that all fans of the genre should read."--Library Journal (starred review)
"Well-paced over three parts covering 5,000 years of humanity's future, Stephenson's monster of a book is likely to dominate your 2015 sf-reading experience."--Booklist
"Written in a wry, erudite voice...Seveneves will please fans of hard science fiction, but this witty, epic tale is also sure to win over readers new to Stephenson's work."--Washington Post

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