Books Seveneves by Neal Stephenson Hardcover, 867 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $35 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleSevenevesAuthorNeal Stephenson Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary When a catastrophic event dooms the planet, nations around the world band together to devise an ambitious survival plan in outer space. Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Awards and Recognition 4 weeks on NPR Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List Also by Neal Stephenson Reamde Anathem Snow Crash Cryptonomicon The Diamond Age Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Seveneves Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Book News & Features No Warp Drives, No Transporters: Science Fiction Authors Get Real December 13, 2015 Some of the biggest names in science fiction right now — like The Martian author Andy Weir — are writing what's called hard sci-fi, based on real-world science and a vision of hope for the future. No Warp Drives, No Transporters: Science Fiction Authors Get Real Listen · 4:36 4:36 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/459392474/459593515" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews 'Seveneves' Blows Up The Moon — And That's Just The Beginning May 20, 2015 Neal Stephenson's new epic starts big and gets bigger. Critic Jason Sheehan says that while the book can bog down in details, if the world really were ending, you'd want Stephenson by your side.