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Kirkus on William Gibson’s ‘Neuromancer’ at 30


Literary magazine Kirkus has published a fantastic article on the thirtieth anniversary of William Gibson’s genre-defining cyberpunk novel Neuromancer. It’s definitely worth a read – as is Neuromancer. As I’ve said before, we’re living in the future that guys like Gibson warned us about.
Here’s a snippet from the piece. Read the full article here.
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Star Wars

New This Month from Del Rey Spectra: November 2012


Check out these hot new titles from Del Rey, Spectra, and Lucas Books!

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SF & Fantasy

‘The Difference Engine’: A Steampunk Classic Continues to Inspire


‘The Difference Engine’: A Steampunk Classic Continues to Inspire

The Difference Engine, now considered a forebearer of Steampunk, posits a world in which mathematician Charles Babbage succeeds in creating a programmable, mechanical computer, an invention that revolutionizes nineteenth century English society. Seemingly overnight, the old power structure of peerage and privilege collapse with the rise of the new Industrial Radical Party.

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SF & Fantasy

Cage Match 2011: Alvin Maker versus Molly Millions


Red or blue pill/
You live and you learn


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SF & Fantasy

Cage Match 2011: Gollum versus Molly Millions


These two could both do with a day in the sun…


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SF & Fantasy

New Release Day: 9/7/10


gibson-zeroHere is a list of hardcover, paperback and DVD releases for September 7th!

There are some great books coming out, in particular Zero History by William Gibson, What Distant Deeps by David Drake, No Mercy by Sherrilyn Kenyon, and The High King of Montival by S. M. Stirling.

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SF & Fantasy

25 Years of Spectra: MONA LISA OVERDRIVE (1988) by William Gibson


22 years ago, William Gibson’s MONA LISA OVERDRIVE was published by Spectra. Perhaps more than anyone, Gibson helped establish cyberspace as a legitimate setting for fiction, and along with Neuromancer (and Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash, another book on our list!), Mona Lisa Overdrive created a new genre of sci-fi.

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My Top 10 Apocalyptic Tales


Wars, pandemic, alien attacks, ecocatastrophe–whatever the cause, apocalypse can be the result, and although I wouldn’t want to live through any of the above, reading a good disaster story always appeals to me. (What does that say about me? Suggestions welcome.) For those of you whose tastes align with mine, here is my personal list of favorites from the book and film world:

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