Anathem, Neal Stephenson's latest thousand-page nerdapalooza, is a good book. And I'm all for giving readers more ways to connect with authors and their works. Yay Internet! So when an email came in offering "a press release about an online marketing campaign for NY Times bestselling author Neal Stephenson," I did what one of Stephenson's characters would do: Sit and marvel at how many verbal tokens someone strung together to try to get me to write a story. Okay, I'll bite: Here's an article about a press release about an online marketing campaign for NY Times bestselling author Neal Stephenson. Jeez, Neal, I'm glad you only publish once every four years.