Legendary author William Gibson appeared at the New York Public Library on April 19, 2013 and he read the first couple pages from his futuristic new novel, The Peripheral. Check out the first chapter, "The Gone Haptics." That amazing prose just sticks to your mind.
From last year's appearance, but good refresh as we approach the publication day of 'The Peripheral' (Oct 2014).
With Neuromancer, William Gibson introduced the world to cyberspace and science fiction has never been the same. In this program the author is interviewed by author and editorial writer for the New York Times Brent Staples.
William Gibson is the author of ten books, including, most recently, the New York Times-bestselling trilogy Zero History, Spook Country and Pattern Recognition.
"All in all, it was an incredible, rare night of intimate moments with one of the brightest minds in SF, impossible to fully capture and catalog. One walked away more aware of “the strata of time,” the slow retreat of the past, the brevity of futurism turning one generation’s magical tech into next decade’s dusty joke. All of these moments, like, well, like tears in rain..."
"Generation X is dead.It has come to mean anyone aged 13 to 55 years old." - William Gibson quotes from BrainyQuote.com (William Gibson Quotes - BrainyQuote Mobile http://t.co/pYS6wtaGyY via @BrainyQuote)...
An interview with the author of "Neuromancer" and father of the word "cyberspace" about his new novel, "Zero History" (With Twitter "you can get more raw novelty on your desktop than you can buying an entire magazine store" @GreatDismal