Richard Powers, a modern American novelist, lives in New York. His writing style, although slightly detached, is enchanting and cerebral. His works include:

Some of the many topics Powers seems to find compelling are capitalism, culture, intelligence, music, art and creativity.

Richard Powers is an Rhetoric professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Unless he commutes a helluva long way, he lives in Urbana-Champaign. He was also awarded the James Fenimore Cooper award for Historical Fiction for his novel, Gain.

Powers has a new novel about VR and its implications to meatspace entitled Plowing the Dark

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