Neal Stephenson is the author of Seveneves, Reamde, Anathem; the three-volume historical epic the Baroque Cycle (Quicksilver, The Confusion, and The System of the World); Cryptonomicon, The Diamond Age, Zodiac and the iconic Snow Crash, named one of Time magazine's top one hundred all-time best English-language novels. He lives in Seattle, Washington.
Nicole Galland is the author of six previous novels: Stepdog, Godiva, I, Iago, Crossed, Revenge of the Rose, and The Fool's Tale.
Praise for The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.:
`A story that combines science, magic, history, and conspiracies into a genre-bending romp' Inverse
`Those familiar with Stephenson will recognize his humor and ideas, while Galland brings a fresh and irresistible voice to this ambitious novel' Washington Post
`The novel explores the boundary between magic and science with wit, intellectual intensity and panache' Financial Times
`Big, roomy and enjoyable ... The characters are vibrant and the whole thing possesses heart and charm' Guardian
Praise for Neal Stephenson:
`He makes reading so much fun it feels like a deadly sin' The New York Times
`Fast-forward free-style mall mythology for the 21st
`[Stephenson is] the hacker Hemingway' Newsweek