Ready Player One Intertextuality

Ready Player One


  • Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture  by David Kushner
  • Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution by Steven Levy
  • Ghost in the Wires by Kevin Mitnick


  • Otherland by Tad Williams
  • Neuromancer by William Gibson
  • The Diamond Age by  Neal Stephenson

  • Reamde by Neal Stephenson
  • The Quantum Thief by Hannu Rajaniemi
  • Daemon by  Daniel Suarez

  • For the Win by Cory Doctorow
  • Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
  • Caverns of Socrates by Dennis McKiernan

  • Dream Park Series by Larry Niven and Steven Barnes
  • The Barsoom Project by Larry Niven and Steven Barnes
  • California Voodoo Game by Larry Niven and Steven Barnes

  • Only You Can Save Mankind by Terry Pratchett
  • The Holy Machine by Chris Beckett
  • Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O’Malley

  • Moxyland by Lauren Beukes
  • Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
  • One Con Glory by Sarah Kuhn

  • Split Infinity by Piers Anthony
  • The Blue Adept by Piers Anthony
  • Juxtaposition by Piers Anthony

  • Conqueror by Stephen Baxter
  • Robopocalypse by Daniel H Wilson
  • Idlewild by Nick Sagan

  • Multiplayer by John C. Brewer
  • Halting State by Charles Stross
  • Rule 34 by Charles Stross

  • Altered Carbon by Richard Morgan
  • The Atopia Chronicles by Matthew Mather
  • Freedom by Daniel Saurez

  • Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb
  • Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
  • Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

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