Your Own Private Universe: Neal Stephenson, Max Gladstone, and Cyberpunk’s Midlife Crisis

Your Own Private Universe: Neal Stephenson, Max Gladstone, and Cyberpunk’s Midlife Crisis Ursula Whitcher When I was fourteen, I read a full-page review of Neal Stephenson’s novel The Diamond Age in The Oregonian. I remember spreading the newspaper out on my parents’ dining-room table and concluding, “This is a story about a girl my age, … Continue reading Your Own Private Universe: Neal Stephenson, Max Gladstone, and Cyberpunk’s Midlife Crisis

Patterns, Guts: Style and Substance in This Is How You Lose The Time War

Patterns, Guts: Style & Substance in This Is How You Lose The Time War Jake Casella Brookins Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone’s This Is How You Lose The Time War took home major genre awards, and developed an unusually intense fanbase for a standalone novella. It needs no defending. I was fortunate to read it … Continue reading Patterns, Guts: Style and Substance in This Is How You Lose The Time War