Distrust That Particular Flavor #ad - Gibson pulls off a dazzling trick. A collection of new york times bestselling author william Gibson’s articles and essays about contemporary culture—a privileged view into the mind of a writer whose thinking has shaped not only a generation of writers but our entire culture. Though best known for his fiction, William Gibson is as much in demand for his cutting-edge observations on the world we live in now.
Zero History Blue Ant Book 3Berkley #ad - They all have something bigend wants as he finds himself outmaneuvered and adrift, after a Department of Defense contract for combat-wear turns out to be the gateway drug for arms dealers so shadowy they can out-Bigend Bigend himself. Zero history is gibson’s best yet, a triumph of science fiction as social criticism and adventure.
Zero History Blue Ant Book 3 #ad - BoingBoing. Net. But he does have friends from whom he can call in the kinds of favors powerful people need when things go sideways. But now she’s broke, and Bigend has just the thing to get her back in the game. Milgrim can disappear in almost any setting, and his Russian is perfectly idiomatic—so much so that he spoke it with his therapist in the secret Swiss clinic where Bigend paid for him to be cured of his addiction.
. Garreth doesn't owe Bigend a thing. Hollis henry never intended to work for global marketing magnate Hubertus Bigend again.
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. Something is about to happen in San Francisco. The ferociously talented gibson delivers his signature mélange of technopop splendor and post-industrial squalor” Time in this New York Times bestseller that features his hero from Idoru. Colin laney, sensitive to patterns of information like no one else on earth, currently resides in a cardboard box in Tokyo.
All Tomorrow's Parties Bridge Trilogy Book 3 #ad - She herself is not human, not quite, but she’s working on it. Not in tokyo; he will not see this thing himself. And rei toi, the japanese Idoru, continues her study of all things human. His body shakes with fever dreams, but his mind roams free as always, and he knows something is about to happen. A gray man moves elegantly through the mists, leaving bodies in his wake, so that a tide of absences alerts Laney to his presence.
AgencyBerkley #ad - Verity jane, takes a job as the beta tester for a new product: a digital assistant, gifted app whisperer, accessed through a pair of ordinary-looking glasses. Wilf can see what verity and eunice can’t: their own version of the jackpot, just around the corner, and the roles they both may play in it. One of the most visionary, original, and quietly influential writers currently working”* returns with a sharply imagined follow-up to the New York Times bestselling novel The Peripheral.
His boss, the enigmatic Ainsley Lowbeer, can look into alternate pasts and nudge their ultimate directions. Realizing that her cryptic new employers don’t yet know how powerful and valuable Eunice is, Verity instinctively decides that it’s best they don’t. The boston Globe. Eunice, a fragmentary past, manifests a face, ” the disarmingly human AI in the glasses, and a canny grasp of combat strategy.
Agency #ad - Meanwhile, in a different time line entirely, Wilf Netherton works amid plutocrats and plunderers, a century ahead in London, survivors of the slow and steady apocalypse known as the jackpot. William gibson has trained his eye on the future for decades, ever since coining the term “cyberspace” and then popularizing it in his classic speculative novel Neuromancer in the early 1980s.
Verity and Eunice are her current project. Cory doctorow raved that the peripheral is “spectacular, a piece of trenchant, far-future speculation that features all the eyeball kicks of Neuromancer. Now gibson is back with Agency—a science fiction thriller heavily influenced by our most current events.
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Light everywhere blowing under any door you might try to close. Where the new buildings, erect themselves unaided, the largest in the world, their slow rippling movements like the contractions of a sea-creature. Colin laney is here looking for work. But laney knows how to sift for the dangerous bits. This is the rumor that has brought Chia to Tokyo.
Idoru Bridge Trilogy Book 2 #ad - Neon rain. True or not, the idoru and the powerful interests surrounding her are enough to put all their lives in danger. He is an intuitive fisher for patterns of information, the “signature” an individual creates simply by going about the business of living. Chia mckenzie is here on a rescue mission.
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What lies before you. Slang for “intelligence agent. Country ˈkən-trē n.
The PeripheralBerkley #ad - Wilf, a high-powered publicist and celebrity-minder, fancies himself a romantic misfit, in a society where reaching into the past is just another hobby. Burton’s been moonlighting online, secretly working security in some game prototype, a virtual world that looks vaguely like London, but a lot weirder.
Flynne earns what she can by assembling product at the local 3D printshop. Her brother burton lives on money from the Veterans Administration, for neurological damage suffered in the Marines’ elite Haptic Recon unit. The new york times bestselling author of Neuromancer and Agency presents a fast-paced sci-fi thriller that takes a terrifying look into the future.
The Peripheral #ad - . Flynne fisher lives down a country road, unless you count illegal drug manufacture, in a rural America where jobs are scarce, which she’s trying to avoid. Things are pretty good now, for the haves, and there aren’t many have-nots left. She made more as a combat scout in an online game, playing for a rich man, but she’s had to let the shooter games go.
Wilf netherton lives in London, seventy-some years later, on the far side of decades of slow-motion apocalypse. Still, the crime she witnesses there is plenty bad. Flynne and Wilf are about to meet one another.
Pattern Recognition Blue Ant Book 1Berkley #ad - Still haunted by the memory of her missing father—a cold war security guru who disappeared in downtown Manhattan on the morning of September 11, globalization, 2001—Cayce is soon traveling through parallel universes of marketing, and terror, heading always for the still point where the three converge.
. Set in the post-9/11 present, Pattern Recognition is the story of one woman's never-ending search for the now. Cayce pollard is a new kind of prophet—a world-renowned “coolhunter” who predicts the hottest trends. Pattern recognition is William Gibson’s best book since he rewrote all the rules in Neuromancer.
Pattern Recognition Blue Ant Book 1 #ad - Neil gaiman, author of american Gods“One of the first authentic and vital novels of the 21st century. The washington post book WorldThe accolades and acclaim are endless for William Gibson's coast-to-coast bestseller. From london to tokyo to moscow, she follows the implications of a secret as disturbing—and compelling—as the twenty-first century promises to be.
. While in london to evaluate the redesign of a famous corporate logo, she’s offered a different assignment: find the creator of the obscure, enigmatic video clips being uploaded to the internet—footage that is generating massive underground buzz worldwide.
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. Although considered the master of 'cyberpunk' science fiction, William Gibson is also one fine suspense writer. People“A stunner. What you can see through these high-tech specs can make you rich—or get you killed. Now berry and chevette are on the run, zeroing in on the digitalized heart of DatAmerica, where pure information is the greatest high.
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The Difference Engine: A NovelSpectra #ad - 1855: the industrial revolution is in full and inexorable swing, powered by steam-driven cybernetic Engines. Charles babbage perfects his Analytical Engine and the computer age arrives a century ahead of its time. And three extraordinary characters race toward a rendezvous with history—and the future: Sybil Gerard—a fallen woman, politician’s tart, mystic, daughter of a Luddite agitator Edward “Leviathan” Mallory—explorer and paleontologist Laurence Oliphant—diplomat, and spy.
The Difference Engine: A Novel #ad - Part detective story, part historical thriller, The Difference Engine is the collaborative masterpiece by two of the most acclaimed science fiction authors writing today. Provocative, compelling, intensely imagined, it is a startling extension of Gibson’s and Sterling’s unique visions—and the beginning of movement we know today as “steampunk!” .
Their adventure begins with the discovery of a box of punched Engine cards of unknown origin and purpose. Cards someone wants badly enough to kill for….