Friday, June 12, 2015

Neal Stephenson's 6 favorite books

Neal Stephenson's new novel is Seveneves. One of his six favorite books, as shared at The Week magazine:
Brazilian Adventure by Peter Fleming

The lesser-known brother of the novelist who created James Bond, Peter Fleming could write about almost any topic and make it brilliant. He was one of the finest prose stylists of the past 100 years, and his gifts are on particularly fine display in this autobiographical account of a madcap venture into the Amazon rain forest.
Read about another entry on the list.

Neal Stephenson was of the 20 biggest science fiction movers-and-shakers of 2008.

--Marshal Zeringue