Neal Stephenson is the author of the bestselling Baroque Cycle (Quicksilver, The Confusion, and The System of the World) as well as the novels Cryptonomicon, The Diamond Age, Snow Crash, and Zodiac.
Official Website: http://nealstephenson.com/
Added by pplpwrd on September 1, 2008
Darn. I will be en route to Toronto that evening