Neal Stephenson. Photo by Kelly O

Neal Stephenson

Neal Stephenson is the author of Reamde, Anathem, the three-volume historical epic The Baroque Cycle (Quicksilver, The Confusion, and The System of the World) as well as Cryptonomicon, The Diamond Age, Zodiac, and Snow Crash, which was named one of Time magazine’s top one hundred all-time best English-language novels. He lives in Seattle, Washington.