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Seveneves
NEAL STEPHENSON

Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
1912 reviews (2015) (880p)
Amazon Best Books of 2015: Top 100 Editors' Picks #14
TIME Magazine Top 10 Fiction Books #7
Hudson Booksellers Best Books of 2015: Fiction #1

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Book Description

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon comes an exciting and thought-provoking science fiction epic—a grand story of annihilation and survival spanning five thousand years.

What would happen if the world were ending?

A catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb. In a feverish race against the inevitable, nations around the globe band together to devise an ambitious plan to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond our atmosphere, in outer space.

But the complexities and unpredictability of human nature coupled with unforeseen challenges and dangers threaten the intrepid pioneers, until only a handful of survivors remain . . .

Five thousand years later, their progeny—seven distinct races now three billion strong—embark on yet another audacious journey into the unknown . . . to an alien world utterly transformed by cataclysm and time: Earth.

A writer of dazzling genius and imaginative vision, Neal Stephenson combines science, philosophy, technology, psychology, and literature in a magnificent work of speculative fiction that offers a portrait of a future that is both extraordinary and eerily recognizable. As he did in Anathem, Cryptonomicon, the Baroque Cycle, and Reamde, Stephenson explores some of our biggest ideas and perplexing challenges in a breathtaking saga that is daring, engrossing, and altogether brilliant.


Other Award Winning Books by Neal Stephenson
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508 reviews (2011) (960p) (Amazon Top100)
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Anathem by Neal Stephenson
381 reviews (2008) (932p) (TIME)
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Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson
374 reviews (2003) (960p) (TIME)
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Neal Stephenson Award Stats
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Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
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*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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