With this exclusive io9 reveal, at last we've got a solid glimpse of William Gibson's long-awaited novel, The Peripheral, coming out October 28. This is the first time in two decades that the author of Neuromancer has written a book set in the far future.
For sci-fi author William Gibson, Japan has been a lifelong inspiration. Here, the writer who coined the phrase 'cyberspace', explains why no other country comes closer to the future... or makes better toothpaste.
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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..."
I have enormous admiration for everyone who put The 78 Project together. It’s one of the most intriguing contemporary approaches to technology I know of, and one that bodes well for its century and our future. More like this, please.
"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)...