AgencyBerkley #ad - Verity and Eunice are her current project. Eunice, ” the disarmingly human AI in the glasses, a fragmentary past, manifests a face, and a canny grasp of combat strategy. 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. Verity jane, gifted app whisperer, takes a job as the beta tester for a new product: a digital assistant, accessed through a pair of ordinary-looking glasses.
Agency #ad - 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. 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.
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. The boston Globe. Meanwhile, wilf netherton works amid plutocrats and plunderers, a century ahead in London, in a different time line entirely, survivors of the slow and steady apocalypse known as the jackpot.
Distrust That Particular FlavorBerkley #ad - Instead of predicting the future, mashed up with the past, he finds the future all around him, and reveals our own domain to us. The new york times Book Review . 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. Originally printed in publications as varied as wired, observant life, and are reported in the wry, the New York Times, these articles and essays cover thirty years of thoughtful, and the Observer, humane voice that lovers of Gibson have come to crave.
Distrust That Particular Flavor #ad - Gibson pulls off a dazzling trick.
The PeripheralBerkley #ad - He’s got flynne taking over shifts, promised her the game’s not a shooter. 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. 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.
Flynne earns what she can by assembling product at the local 3D printshop. Wilf, fancies himself a romantic misfit, a high-powered publicist and celebrity-minder, 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.
The Peripheral #ad - Still, the crime she witnesses there is plenty bad. Flynne and Wilf are about to meet one another. 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.
. Her brother burton lives on money from the Veterans Administration, for neurological damage suffered in the Marines’ elite Haptic Recon unit. Her world will be altered utterly, for all its decadence and power, and Wilf’s, irrevocably, will learn that some of these third-world types from the past can be badass.
William Gibson's Alien 3 #3Dark Horse #ad - William Gibson's Alien 3 #3 #ad - You'll see familiar characters and places--but not all is the same in this horrifying Cold War thriller! The crew of the Rodina quickly find themselves in a dire situation as the U. P. P. Side have an unwelcome guest aboard their ship. Meanwhile, the powers that be on the Sulaco look to replace the crew with the recently recovered android, Bishop.
This is the official adaptation of the original screenplay for Alien 3, written by William Gibson, the award-winning science fiction author of the cyberpunk cult classic Neuromancer. As they push the limits of ethics and morality, the crew decide something must be done.
Fall; or, Dodge in Hell: A NovelWilliam Morrow #ad - Dodge is pronounced brain dead and put on life support, leaving his stunned family and close friends with difficult decisions. In this exhilarating epic, Neal Stephenson raises profound existential questions and touches on the revolutionary breakthroughs that are transforming our future. In the coming years, technology allows Dodge’s brain to be turned back on.
But this brave new immortal world is not the Utopia it might first seem. An eternal afterlife—the Bitworld—is created, in which humans continue to exist as digital souls. One beautiful autumn day, while he undergoes a routine medical procedure, something goes irrevocably wrong. A new york times notable bookthe #1 new york times bestselling author of seveneves, Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon returns with a wildly inventive and entertaining science fiction thriller—Paradise Lost by way of Philip K.
Fall; or, Dodge in Hell: A Novel #ad - Long ago, when a much younger dodge drew up his will, he directed that his body be given to a cryonics company now owned by enigmatic tech entrepreneur Elmo Shepherd. Legally bound to follow the directive despite their misgivings, Dodge’s family has his brain scanned and its data structures uploaded and stored in the cloud, until it can eventually be revived.
Fall, angels and demons, or dodge in hell is pure, gods and followers, man and machine, unadulterated fun: a grand drama of analog and digital, the finite and the eternal. Now in his middle years, unencumbered life, and spending time with his beloved niece Zula and her young daughter, Dodge appreciates his comfortable, managing his myriad business interests, Sophia.
All Tomorrow's Parties Bridge Trilogy Book 3Berkley #ad - And in the mists of san francisco, at this rare moment in history, who is to say what is or is not impossible. A gray man moves elegantly through the mists, leaving bodies in his wake, so that a tide of absences alerts Laney to his presence. A boy named silencio does not speak, but flies through webs of cyber-information in search of the one object that has seized his imagination.
The mists make it easy to hide, if hiding is what you want, and even at the best of times reality there seems to shift. His body shakes with fever dreams, but his mind roams free as always, and he knows something is about to happen. 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.
All Tomorrow's Parties Bridge Trilogy Book 3 #ad - . Colin laney, sensitive to patterns of information like no one else on earth, currently resides in a cardboard box in Tokyo. Something is about to happen in San Francisco. And rei toi, the japanese Idoru, continues her study of all things human. She herself is not human, not quite, but she’s working on it.
Not in tokyo; he will not see this thing himself.
Zero History Blue Ant Book 3Berkley #ad - Garreth doesn't owe Bigend a thing. But he does have friends from whom he can call in the kinds of favors powerful people need when things go sideways. Hollis henry never intended to work for global marketing magnate Hubertus Bigend again. But now she’s broke, and Bigend has just the thing to get her back in the game.
. 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. 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.
Spook Country Blue Ant Book 2Berkley #ad - The World. The place we are learning to live. What lies before you. And hollis Henry has been told to find him. A devastatingly precise reflection of the American zeitgeist. The washington Post Book World. But in his day job, Bobby is a troubleshooter for military navigation equipment. The united states of America, New Improved Edition.
Spook Country Blue Ant Book 2 #ad - He meets no one. Hollis henry is a journalist, on investigative assignment for a magazine called Node, which doesn’t exist yet. What lies behind. Spook country spo͞ok ˈkən-trē n. The place where we all have landed, few by choice. The “cool and scary”san francisco Chronicle New York Times bestseller from the author of Pattern Recognition and Neuromancer.
Spook spo͞ok n. A specter; a ghost. He refuses to sleep in the same place twice. Slang for “intelligence agent. Country ˈkən-trē n. In the mind or in reality. Bobby chombo apparently does exist, as a producer.
Pattern Recognition Blue Ant Book 1Berkley #ad - Pattern recognition is William Gibson’s best book since he rewrote all the rules in Neuromancer. 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.
. 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. Set in the post-9/11 present, Pattern Recognition is the story of one woman's never-ending search for the now.
Pattern Recognition Blue Ant Book 1 #ad - . Cayce pollard is a new kind of prophet—a world-renowned “coolhunter” who predicts the hottest trends. 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. 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, 2001—Cayce is soon traveling through parallel universes of marketing, and terror, globalization, heading always for the still point where the three converge.
Virtual Light Bridge Trilogy Book 1Spectra #ad - In los angeles, berry rydell is a former armed-response rentacop now working for a bounty hunter. A terrifically stylish burst of kick-butt imagination. Entertainment Weekly“Convincing. Although considered the master of 'cyberpunk' science fiction, William Gibson is also one fine suspense writer. People“A stunner.
Virtual Light Bridge Trilogy Book 1 #ad - . New york times bestseller • 2005: welcome to NoCal and SoCal, the uneasy sister-states of what used to be California. Praise for virtual Light“Both exhilarating and terrifying. Virtual light is written with a sense of craft, a sense of humor and a sense of the ultimate seriousness of the problems it explores.
Chicago tribune“in the emerging pop culture of the information age, Gibson is the brightest star. The san diego Union-Tribune. The millennium has come and gone, leaving in its wake only stunned survivors. Frightening.