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If you like thinking about the books you are reading, this is a good pick.
Once again, Neal Stephenson has brought us a fascinating world in astonishing detail, lovingly rendered and filled with characters we come to care for greatly.
He is clearly a clever fellow, but this book is way too much uninteresting manual labor for way too little payoff.
good old philosophers put into a new guise of another world and being explained. not an easy reading but it is a very challenging and satisfying experiencePublished 23 hours ago by P. Kleingeld
Anathem is a highly inventive work that, among other things, deals with keeping track of time and history over the eons, when technology and society are decisively changing. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Regina M. Joseph
Very great sci-fi novel. Sure to be a classic. Beyond any expectations. Great look at life and science and human nature.Published 13 days ago by zeph
A novel of imagination by Stephenson who seems to have internalized lot of physics and philosophy in order to create a world of possible reality. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Albert Drouart
Stephenson has created a world that is both familiar and alien at the same time. Some, like me, will struggle to assimilate the unusual lingo which can slow down reading. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Christian
Was taken by surprise. Not my usual type of reading, but enjoyed the long epic trip. The ending sort of petered out, but most endings do. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Robert L. Martin
Title say's it all, as mentioned in other reviews Neal redefines the Sci fi genre. Whilst doing this he leads the reader on a very interesting philosophical discussion relating to... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nik
Sometimes it feels like one is sitting in the audience at a Socratic dialog. And sometimes it feels like sitting in the audience at a symposium on quantum physics. Read morePublished 1 month ago by donald eichelberger
I love this world, and it's much easier to read than some of his other books. It's quite a journey.Published 1 month ago by Elcynae