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Author: Ramez Naam Narrator: Luke Daniels Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Nexus Series Release Date: August 2013 ISBN: 9781480521445
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“Nexus is the most brilliant hard SF thriller I’ve read in years. It’s smart, it’s gripping, and it describes a chilling reality that is all-too-plausible… Ramez Naam is a name to watch for.” —Brenda Cooper, author of The Silver Ship and the Sea and The Creative Fire

Mankind gets an upgrade

In the near future, the nano-drug Nexus can link mind to mind. There are some who want to improve it. There are some who want to eradicate it. And there are others who just want to exploit it. When a young scientist is caught improving Nexus, he’s thrust over his head into a world of danger and international espionage, with far more at stake than anyone realizes.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Provocative…A double-edged vision of the post-human.”

    Wall Street Journal

  • “Good. Scary good.”

    Wired

  • “An incredibly imaginative, action-packed intellectual romp! Ramez Naam has turned the notion of human liberty and freedom on its head by forcing the question: Technology permitting, should we be free to radically alter our physiological and mental states?”

    Dani Kollin, Prometheus Award–winning author of The Unincorporated Man

  • “A rich cast of characters…The action scenes are crisp, the glimpses of future tech and culture are mesmerizing.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Any old writer can take you on a roller-coaster ride, but it takes a wizard like Ramez Naam to take you on the same ride while he builds the roller coaster a few feet in front of your plummeting car…You’ll want to read it before everyone’s talking about it.”

    John Barnes, author of the Timeline Wars and Daybreak series

  • A 2014 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee
  • A 2013 NPR Best Book
  • Winner of the 2014 Prometheus Award for Best Novel

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About the Author

Ramez Naam was born in Cairo, Egypt, and came to the US at the age of three. He’s a computer scientist who spent thirteen years at Microsoft, leading teams working on email, web browsing, search, and artificial intelligence. He holds almost twenty patents in those areas. He is the winner of the 2005 H.G. Wells Award for his non-fiction book More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement. He has worked as a life guard, has climbed mountains, backpacked through remote corners of China, and ridden his bicycle down hundreds of miles of the Vietnam coast. He lives in Seattle, where he now writes full time.

About the Narrator

Luke Daniels, winner of sixteen AudioFile Earphones Awards and a finalist for the Audie Award for best narration, is a narrator whose many audiobook credits range from action and suspense to young-adult fiction. His background is in classical theater and film, and he has performed at repertory theaters around the country.