Anathem

Anathem

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By Neal Stephenson

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A #1 New York Times Bestseller, Anathem is perhaps the most brilliant literary invention to date from the incomparable Neal Stephenson, who rocked the world with Snow Crash, Cryptonomicon, and The Baroque Cycle. Now he imagines an alternate universe where scientists, philosophers, and mathematicians live in seclusion behind ancient monastery walls until they are called back into the world to deal with a crisis of astronomical proportions.

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Anathem

By Neal Stephenson

Signed Paperback

A #1 New York Times Bestseller, Anathem is perhaps the most brilliant literary invention to date from the incomparable Neal Stephenson, who rocked the world with Snow Crash, Cryptonomicon, and The Baroque Cycle. Now he imagines an alternate universe where scientists, philosophers, and mathematicians live in seclusion behind ancient monastery walls until they are called back into the world to deal with a crisis of astronomical proportions.

Anathem won the Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel.

“A magnificent achievement. ” – Booklist

“Clever and intricate…truly ingenious…it’s brilliance is undeniable.” – Locus, Gary K. Wolfe

“A masterpiece…mind-bogglingly ambitious…readers will delight in puzzling out the historical antecedents in philosophy, science, mathematics, and art that Stephenson riffs on with his customary quicklsilver genius…it’s one of the most thought-provoking novels I’ve ever read, and also one of the most engaging.” – Locus, Paul Witcover

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Weight 1.9 lbs