The term “metaverse” comes from the Neal Stephenson´s 1992 novel Snow Crash. Its characters enter the metaverse to scape a bleak world where corporations wield the influence of governments.

In this mind-altering romp—where the term “Metaverse” was first coined—you’ll experience a future America so bizarre, so outrageous, you’ll recognize it immediately • One of Time’s 100 best English-language novels