Until you’ve consumed all of the best William Gibson books, can you even claim to be a true fan?
- The Peripheral (2015)
- Burning Chrome (2003)
- Count Zero (Sprawl Trilogy) (1987)
- The Miracle Worker (1989)
- Neuromancer (1984)
- Pattern Recognition (Blue Ant) (2005)
- William Gibson Neuromancer Collection 4 Count Zero, Mona Lisa Overdrive, Burning Chrome) (2017)
- Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?: The inspiration for the films Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049 (1996)
- Mona Lisa Overdrive (1997)
- Idoru (03) by Gibson, William [Paperback (2003)] (2003)
- Cambridge School Shakespeare Macbeth (2005)
- Blade Runner 2019 Volume 1 (2019)
- Cyberpunk: Stories of Hardware, Software, Wetware, Revolution, and Evolution (2019)
- Spook Country (Blue Ant) (2009)
- Virtual Light (Bridge Trilogy) (1994)
The Peripheral (2015)
Flynne Fisher lives down a country road, in a rural America where jobs are scarce, unless you count illegal drug manufacture, which she’s trying to avoid. Her brother Burton lives on money from the Veterans Administration, for neurological damage suffered in the Marines’ elite Haptic Recon unit. Flynne earns what she can by assembling product at the local 3D printshop.
Burning Chrome (2003)
Best-known for his seminal sf novel Neuromancer, William Gibson is actually best when writing short fiction. Tautly-written and suspenseful, Burning Chrome collects 10 of his best short stories with a preface from Bruce Sterling, now available for the first time in trade paperback.
Count Zero (Sprawl Trilogy) (1987)
A corporate mercenary wakes in a reconstructed body, a beautiful woman by his side. Then Hosaka Corporation reactivates him, for a mission more dangerous than the one he’s recovering from: to get a defecting chief of R&D—and the biochip he’s perfected—out intact. But this proves to be of supreme interest to certain other parties—some of whom aren’t remotely human
The Miracle Worker (1989)
Paperback Publisher: Bantam (1989) ISBN-10: 0553169459 ISBN-13: 978-0553169454 ASIN: B000K1O032 Package Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.1 x 0.3 inches Shipping Weight: 0.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 104 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #17,722,950 in Author(s): William Gibson
From Library Journal Neuromancer is a fitting commemoration of the tenth anniversary of publication of Gibson’s Nebula, Hugo, and Philip K. Dick Award-winning novel. The text is abridged, read by the author, and enhanced with music, sound effects, and other audio engineering. The plot contains sex, drugs, black market body parts, virtual reality, electronic relationships, pleasure palaces, murder, mayhem, cloned assassins, and intrigue in cyberspace, with nary a virtual nice guy in the mix.
Cayce Pollard is a new kind of prophet—a world-renowned “coolhunter” who predicts the hottest trends. 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.
William Gibson Neuromancer Collection 4 Count Zero, Mona Lisa Overdrive, Burning Chrome) (2017)
William Gibson Neuromancer Collection 4 Books Bundle With Gift Journal includes titles in this collection :- Neuromancer, Count Zero, Mona Lisa Overdrive, Burning Chrome. Description:- Neuromancer (Sprawl Trilogy 1) The sky above the port was the colour of television, tuned to a dead channel.William Gibson revolutionised science fiction in his 1984 debut Neuromancer.
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?: The inspiration for the films Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049 (1996)
By 2021, the World War has killed millions, driving entire species into extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remain covet any living creature, and for people who can’t afford one, companies built incredibly realistic simulacra: horses, birds, cats, sheep. They’ve even built humans. Immigrants to Mars receive androids so sophisticated they are indistinguishable from true men or women.
Mona Lisa Overdrive (1997)
Enter Gibson’s unique world—lyric and mechanical, sensual and violent, sobering and exciting—where multinational corporations and high tech outlaws vie for power, traveling into the computer-generated universe known as cyberspace. Into this world comes Mona, a young girl with a murky past and an uncertain future whose life is on a collision course with internationally famous Sense/Net star Angie Mitchell. Since childhood, Angie has been able to tap into cyberspa…
Idoru (03) by Gibson, William [Paperback (2003)]
This edition of Macbeth is part of the groundbreaking Cambridge School Shakespeare series established by Rex Gibson. Remaining faithful to the series’ active approach it treats the play as a script to be acted, explored and enjoyed.
Blade Runner 2019 Volume 1 (2019)
Welcome to the rain soaked world of Los Angeles 2019 – a dystopic world of Replicants, Spinners and hardboiled future noir. Veteran Blade Runner Detective Aahana “Ash” Ashina finds herself in a race against time to find a billionaire’s missing wife and child before they are gone forever.
Before email,before the world wide web,before hackers,Before sexting,before always-on GPS,before titanium implants,before Alexa, Cortana, and Siri,before the computer in your pocket was more powerful than the one that sent astronauts to the moon,there was cyberpunk.And science fiction was never the same.Cyberpunk writers—serious, smart, and courageous in the face of change—exposed the naiveté of a society rushing headlong into technological unknowns.
Spook Country (Blue Ant) (2009)
• spook (spo͞ok) n.: A specter; a ghost. Slang for “intelligence agent.”• country (ˈkən-trē) n.: In the mind or in reality. The World. The United States of America, New Improved Edition. What lies before you. What lies behind.• spook country (spo͞ok ˈkən-trē) n.: The place where we all have landed, few by choice. The place we are learning to live.
Virtual Light (Bridge Trilogy) (1994)
• . The millennium has come and gone, leaving in its wake only stunned survivors. In Los Angeles, Berry Rydell is a former armed-response rentacop now working for a bounty hunter. Chevette Washington is a bicycle messenger turned pickpocket who impulsively snatches a pair of innocent-looking sunglasses. But these are no ordinary shades.
Best William Gibson Books to Read
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Aliens, Robots & Virtual Reality Idols in the Science Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft, Isaac Asimov and William Gibson
Author(s): John L. Steadman
ID: 2799170, Publisher: John Hunt Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 558 Kb, Format: epub
Author(s): Gibson, William;Smith, Michael St. John
ID: 2588795, Publisher: Brilliance Audio, Year: 2018, Size: 287 Mb, Format: pdf
Concurrency, Security, and Puzzles: Essays Dedicated to Andrew William Roscoe on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday
Author(s): Thomas Gibson-Robinson, Philippa Hopcroft, Ranko Lazić (eds.)
ID: 1625772, Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 15 Mb, Format: pdf
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