Now, I don’t know who either of these people are or if they’re good judges of the quality of books, but they have posted advanced reading copy reviews of Anathem, and they’re both similar enough that I believe them.
So far, it sounds like a book that could have used a little more editing, but then, the publisher has probably given Neal Stephenson some sort of de facto right to just say whatever he wants. I mean…
Amazon.com Sales Rank: #36 in Books (See Bestsellers in Books)
Popular in these categories: (What’s this?)
#1 in Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction
#4 in Books > Literature & Fiction > Contemporary
It’s not every day that an author gets two vidoes on Amazon.com.
Also of note:
Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds
So, yeah, I’ll probably be waiting for the paperback version before I give myself the opportunity to read this one. Of course, I still have to finish The Confusion and The System of the World, and by the time I’m actually able to finish those, there will probably be a paperback of Anathem. Hooray for slow readers!