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William Gibson interview on SOPA, Occupy, and writing non-fiction (Jan 2012)

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William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction
A collection of online interviews & non-fiction of William Gibson, to celebrate his first non-fiction book "Distrust That Particular Flavor"
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William Gibson on the 'weirdness' of the world [video]

In this excerpt from Overheard with Evan Smith (aired Jan 29, 2015), Science Fiction author William Gibson explains why he thinks our world is so weird, and why it provides the perfect inspiration for the books he writes

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William Gibson's The Peripheral: a sci-fi master goes back to the future

William Gibson's The Peripheral: a sci-fi master goes back to the future | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
After turning away from science fiction for a decade, the master of the genre has returned to his first love.
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William Gibson short: Cyber-Claus

On William Gibson's blog, a holiday-themed short which was originally published as "Cyber-Claus", in The Washington Post Book World in 1991.
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William Gibson Interview - The Arcade [audio]

William Gibson Interview - The Arcade [audio] | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
With the release of his much-anticipated novel The Peripheral about a month ago, William Gibson has been making the rounds to promote the work—but not all
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William Gibson brings "The Peripheral" to Studio Q [video]

William Gibson, joins guest host Tom Power to discuss the "unthinkable present", how cyberspace (a term he coined) has colonized the real world, and why he thinks his reputation for prescience is undeserved.

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William Gibson on "The Peripheral" - Politics & Prose Bookstore [video]

http://www.politics-prose.com/event/book/william-gibson-peripheral To mark the thirtieth anniversary of his uncannily prescient Neuromancer, Gibson, dubbed “...
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William Gibson: Technology, Science Fiction & the Apocalypse [video], Chicago Humanities Festival

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of his landmark novel "Neuromancer," CHF favorite William Gibson returns to the Festival. This autumn he'll celebrate the publication of his latest work, "The Peripheral," a high-tech thriller set partly in a decadent postapocalyptic future. Gibson is joined in conversation by author Carol Anshaw."

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Cyberspaceman: William Gibson on Life Inside and Outside the Internet

Cyberspaceman: William Gibson on Life Inside and Outside the Internet | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
Sci-fi icon William Gibson talks about his book 'The Peripheral,' the 'consensual hallucination' of cyberspace and why a great first sentence is key.
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An Interview With William Gibson, Author Of The Future (video)

An Interview With William Gibson, Author Of The Future (video) | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
William Gibson didn't invent the Web but he gave us the language we use to describe it. His original Sprawl trilogy defined the buzz of the dot-com days and..
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In William Gibson's new book, games lead to time travel

Science fiction writer William Gibson's 'The Peripheral,' takes a woman far into the future, where a murder occurs.
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William Gibson On the Apocalypse, America, and The Peripheral’s Ending

William Gibson On the Apocalypse, America, and The Peripheral’s Ending | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
William Gibson is laconic. Which isn't too surprising, given that the author of Neuromancer is famous for his spare, incisive prose style.
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William Gibson and The Future of Forking Paths (audio)

William Gibson and The Future of Forking Paths (audio) | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it

"I had the great pleasure to talk with William Gibson (listen here) prior to his reading from The Peripheral at Powell’s (which he called the greatest bookstore in the world)."

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Interview: Back to the future with science-fiction legend William Gibson - The Independent Weekly

Interview: Back to the future with science-fiction legend William Gibson - The Independent Weekly | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
Gibson discusses his new novel The Peripheral before visiting Motorco Music Hall
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William Gibson & James Gleick: "Cyberspace & Prosthetic Memory" | NYPL - YouTube

Recorded on November 12th, 2014 at the New York Public Library For more events by LIVE from the NYPL visit: http://www.nypl.org/events/live-nypl Watch the fu...
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William Gibson (w/ Nick Harkaway) on sci-fi cinema [video]

William Gibson (w/ Nick Harkaway) on sci-fi cinema [video] | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
In an in-depth discussion the author explores the origins of the term ‘cyberspace’, sci-fi films he admires and his experiences of screenwriting.
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William Gibson Talks Cyberpunk, Cyberspace, and His Experiences in Hollywood

William Gibson Talks Cyberpunk, Cyberspace, and His Experiences in Hollywood | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
We spoke to the legendary science fiction writer about his legacy as tech "noir prophet," his new book, and writing the Hollywood flop "Johnny Mnemonic."
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The dirty future: William Gibson on why Alien was so important - io9

The dirty future: William Gibson on why Alien was so important - io9 | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
“Alien came along and the dirty spaceship idea had been born… I wanted more dirt in the corners of science fiction” - William Gibson — BFI (@BFI) November 26, 2014
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William Gibson interview: 'Writing sci-fi was like running away and joining a carnival' - Telegraph.co.uk

William Gibson interview: 'Writing sci-fi was like running away and joining a carnival' - Telegraph.co.uk | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
After turning away from science fiction for a decade, the master of the genre, William Gibson, has returned to his first love. Tim Martin meets the creator of cyberspace
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William Gibson: how I wrote Neuromancer

William Gibson: how I wrote Neuromancer | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
William Gibson ‘had so very little idea of how to write a novel’ when he was commissioned to come up with a manuscript
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William Gibson's 6 favorite books

William Gibson's 6 favorite books | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
The Pattern Recognition author recommends works by Bram Stoker, Alfred Bester, and more
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William Gibson @RadioBoston (audio)

William Gibson @RadioBoston (audio) | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
Gibson visits Radio Boston's studio to talk about his new sci-fi novel, The Peripheral, and riff on the future.
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William Gibson returns with “The Peripheral” - News & Observer

 

 

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William Gibson: I never imagined Facebook

William Gibson: I never imagined Facebook | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
The brilliant science-fiction novelist who imagined the Web tells Salon how writers missed social media's rise
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William Gibson coaxes the future out of the present - Los Angeles Times

William Gibson coaxes the future out of the present - Los Angeles Times | William Gibson - Interviews & Non-fiction | Scoop.it
"I wanted buzzwords," William Gibson says of his early writing ambitions.
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Some info revealed regarding Bruce Springsteen's 'Nebraska' album and its influence on Gibson's work, which I had never heard of so far...

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