Most widely held works about Bruce Sterling
Most widely held works by Bruce Sterling
The hacker crackdown : law and disorder on the electronic frontier by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,094 libraries worldwide
Discusses the activities and computer crimes that take place in cyberspace.
The difference engine by William Gibson ( Book )
42 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,511 libraries worldwide
Fictional speculation on what would have happened if the computer had been invented in the 19th century.
Distraction : a novel by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and Danish and held by 994 libraries worldwide
A novel on a declining America where cities are run by private corporations and the unpaid armed forces raise money at roadblocks. Only technology is advancing, the latest achievement being bicameral minds which allow people to do two things at once. The hero is a spin doctor for a senator.
Holy fire : a novel by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
27 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 8 languages and held by 952 libraries worldwide
In the 21st Century, suffering and illness have been banished as everything from food to education is free, but boredom still plagues mankind. So after undergoing an operation to rejuvenate herself by 75 years, Mia Ziemman travels to Prague to join bohemians seeking meaning in life.
The caryatids by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 878 libraries worldwide
Despite the family history that has led to their estrangement from one another, three identical clone sisters--Vera, a pollution expert dealing with global clean-up efforts; Mila, a media star; and Sonja, a medical specialist stationed in the Gobi Desert--hold the key to saving the world from global warming, runaway pollution, and political intrigue.
Heavy weather by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
23 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 812 libraries worldwide
In the year 2030, the green house effect has resulted in violent tornadoes sweeping Texas. On their trail are the "storm troupers," computer experts and atmospheric scientists who document and spread the information on digital networks, using virtual reality to explore the eye of the storm. Now the computers announce the approach of F-6, a tornado of an intensity unknown to man. By the author of The Hacker Crackdown.
Tomorrow now : envisioning the next fifty years by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
Predicting that the next generation will be living in a substantially different world, a forecast for the next fifty years discusses such topics as technology, health, law enforcement, and politics.
Islands in the net by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
30 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in 11 languages and held by 619 libraries worldwide
Multinationales toutes-puissantes, conplots terroristes, réseaux informatiques, réveil du tiers-monde, ingénierie génétique, retour en force de l'irrationnel, sida, torture, intox, chantage atomique ... Bienvenue dans les années 2020! Et à l'instar de Laura Webster, qui découvre un monde lancé à toute allure vers on-ne-sait-trop-quoi-et-Dieu-merci, vous ne pourrez pas échapper aux mailles du réseau ...
The zenith angle by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
In a tale by the author of Tomorrow Now, top cyber-security theorist Derek Vanderveer finds his life permanently disrupted by the events of September 11, after which he accepts a job with a new national security agency to determine who is attacking a top-secret U.S. satellite.
Zeitgeist by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 580 libraries worldwide
1999 finds Leggy Starlitz running an international girl band that exists to push logo items to teenager fans. Things start to unravel when he runs into a long lost daughter.
Mirrorshades : the cyberpunk anthology ( Book )
14 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Short stories labeled "Mirroshade," "Neuromanatic," "Cyberpunk," etc. by such authors as Greg Bear, Pat Cadigan, William Gibson, Rudy Rucker, Lewis Shiner, John Shirley and others.
Crystal express by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
12 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 487 libraries worldwide
Collection of short science fiction stories involving scientific achievements, genetic and surgical modifications of people, colonisation of the solar system and alien contact, showing concern with what the future will be like for real people confronted with these challenges.
Schismatrix by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 479 libraries worldwide
Shaper-trained Abelard Lindsay, a failed and exiled revolutionary against Mech domination, becomes a pawn in the interstellar intrigue of a human and alien power struggle for control of humanity's future.
Visionary in residence : stories by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Shaping things by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and French and held by 429 libraries worldwide
The artificial kid by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 388 libraries worldwide
The ultra-rich satellite-dwellers orbiting the planet Reverie love to tune in to the televised exploits of the world's best professional combat artist, The Artificial Kid. But when an enemy discovers a secret from The Kid's murky past, The Kid must face the fiercest battle of his life, placing the fate of the entire planet in his hands.
Ascendancies : the best of Bruce Sterling by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
"Sterling (Visionary in Residence: Stories), the godfather of cyberpunk, demonstrates his full range, from far future to forgotten past, in this well-stocked career-spanning collection of his finest SF pieces. His blend of uncompromising realism and irrepressible optimism shows up wherever his protagonists do, whether working for a stranded alien in Crusader-era Palestine ("The Blemmye's Stratagem"), investigating a mock space journey inside the cavern left from a Chinese H-bomb test ("Taklamakan") or just hanging around (literally) in 2037 Chattanooga, fixing bikes and foiling a black ops agent out to protect her senile senator boss ("Bicycle Repairman")" -- B&N website Editorial Reviews (October 2007).
Thinking robots, an aware internet, and cyberpunk librarians : the 1992 LITA president's program : presentations by Hans Moravec, Bruce Sterling, and David Brin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Schismatrix plus by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 225 libraries worldwide
In the last decade Bruce Sterling has emerged a pioneer of crucial, cutting-edge science fiction, his work lauded by critics and contemporaries alike. Now for the first time in one volume comes every word Bruce Sterling has ever written on the world of the Schismatrix - where the Shaper revolutionaries struggle against the aristocratic Mechanists for ultimate control of mankind's destiny. Experience the classic full-length novel, Schismatrix, plus thousands of words of mindbending short fiction from a storytelling master in overdrive.
Globalhead : stories by Bruce Sterling ( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Aging Art Art, Modern Castaways Colorado Computer crimes Computer programming--Corrupt practices Computers Computer security Conference proceedings Cyprus, Northern Exhibition catalogs Fantasy Fantasy fiction Fantasy fiction, American Fathers Fiction Forecasts Ghosts Government investigators Gross, Alex Human cloning Information technology Libraries--Automation Married people Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean--Islands of the Pacific Political corruption Political fiction Rock groups Science fiction Science fiction Science fiction, American Short stories Short stories, American Short stories, American Social prediction Space surveillance Steampunk fiction Suspense fiction Technological forecasting Technology assessment Telephone--Corrupt practices Themes, motives Tornadoes Twenty-first century United States Washington (D.C.) Weather control--War use Women astronomers
Sterling, Michael Bruce, 1954-
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