Some Remarks

Editorial reviews

Some Remarks

That, I think, is Neal Stephenson in a nutshell: engaged mightily with the world, and taking us along for the ride.

The book is potentially very well suited for a sort of casual browsing, hopping from one topic to another until you find something that sparks your fancy.

I keep putting quotation marks around “non-fiction” because it is, after all, utterly useless as a defining or informative category, embracing as it does everything that is not fiction, from yellow journalism to scientific elucidation, from music criticism to...