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    2015 Reading Journey: Snow Crash

    by Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson (1992) In late 1994, I remember this being a big seller in mass market paperback in the bookstore I worked in at the time (the World’s Biggest Bookstore in Toronto, sadly torn down in late 2014). At the time, I avoided it, not being a fan of the Cyberpunk subgenre at the time. Rather the opposite, really. My tastes have broadened since then, and I felt it worth considering something in that (personally) neglected subgenre as part of the decade tour. So I jumped in just a few minutes after finishing Howl’s Moving Castle. The first thing to notice is that the novel is…