Gibson, William 1948-
Most widely held works about William Gibson
Most widely held works by William Gibson
Neuromancer by William Gibson ( Book )
119 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 23 languages and held by 2,589 libraries worldwide
Case, a burned out computer whiz, is asked to steal a security code that is locked in the most heavily guarded databank in the solar system.
Pattern recognition by William Gibson ( Book )
34 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 2,315 libraries worldwide
Hired to investigate a mysterious video collection that has been appearing on the Internet, market research consultant Cayce Pollard realizes that there is more to the assignment when her computer is hacked.
Spook country by William Gibson ( Book )
41 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,259 libraries worldwide
Multilingual Tito engages in sensitive information transfers from his single-room apartment, while journalist Hollis frets over her start-up magazine's censure of its own promotions, and prescription drug addict Milgrim wonders about the military connections of an enigmatic benefactor.
Virtual light by William Gibson ( Book )
60 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 17 languages and held by 1,793 libraries worldwide
Now, with his most fascinating novel to date, Gibson looks into our very near future, bringing it into sharp and darkly comic focus.
Idoru by William Gibson ( Book )
48 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 15 languages and held by 1,618 libraries worldwide
A mystery centered on a virtual-reality marriage. The groom is Rez, the star of a rock band, while the bride is Rei Toei, the beautiful and entirely virtual pop singer adored by all Japan. Why would a man want to marry a woman who does not exist? Flesh and blood Chia McKenzie from Seattle, who loves Rez, flies to Tokyo to find out.
Zero history by William Gibson ( Book )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,574 libraries worldwide
Former rock singer Hollis Henry and ex-addict Milgrim, an accomplished linguist, are at the front line of a sinister proprietor's attempts to get a slice of the military budget. When a Department of Defense contract for combat-wear turns out to be the gateway drug for arms dealers, they gradually realize their employer has some very dangerous competitors--including Garreth, a ruthless ex-military officer with lots of friends. Set largely in London after our post-Crash times.
The difference engine by William Gibson ( Book )
45 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,512 libraries worldwide
Fictional speculation on what would have happened if the computer had been invented in the 19th century.
All tomorrow's parties by William Gibson ( Book )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,485 libraries worldwide
From his cardboard box in the Tokyo subway, connected to the Internet, a clairvoyant cyberpunk mobilizes his friends to avert a world disaster. It is due to occur on a bridge in San Francisco, now home to squatters, and is part of a rich man's bid for world domination.
Mona Lisa overdrive by William Gibson ( Book )
36 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 11 languages and held by 1,272 libraries worldwide
Living in the vast computer landscape of cyberspace, young Mona taps into the mind of world-famous Sense/Net star Angie Mitchell who deciphers cyperspace plans, including those devised by Japanese underworld.
Count Zero by William Gibson ( Book )
49 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 14 languages and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
Turner, corporate mercenary, wakes in a reconstructed body, a beautiful woman by his side. Then Hosaka Corporation reactivates him for a mission more dangerous than the one he's recovering from: Maas-Neotek's chief of R&D is defecting. Turner is the one assigned to get him out intact, along with the biochip he's perfected. But this proves to be of supreme interest to certain other parties--some of whom aren't remotely human. Bobby Newmark is entirely human: a rustbelt data-hustler totally unprepared for what comes his way when the defection triggers war in cyberspace. With voodoo on the Net and a price on his head, Newmark thinks he's only trying to get out alive. Untilhe meets the angel. A stylish, streetsmart, frighteningly probable parable of the future.
Burning chrome by William Gibson ( Book )
54 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 10 languages and held by 931 libraries worldwide
Best-known for his science fiction novel Neuromancer, William Gibson is actually best when writing short fiction. Tautly-written and suspenseful, Burning Chrome collects 10 of his best short stories with a preface from Bruce Sterling. These brilliant, high-resolution stories show Gibson's characters and intensely-realized worlds at his absolute best, from the chip-enhanced couriers of "Johnny Mnemonic" to the street-tech melancholy of "Burning Chrome."
Johnny Mnemonic ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Second decade of the 21st century. Corporations rule. The world is threatened by a new plague: NAS. Nerve Attenuation Syndrome, fatal, epidemic, its cause and cure unknown. The corporations are opposed by the LoTeks, a resistance movement risen from the streets: hackers, data-pirates, guerrilla-fighters in the info-wars. The corporations defend themselves. They hire the Yakuza, the most powerful of all crime syndicates. They sheathe their data in black ice, lethal viruses waiting to burn the brains of intruders. But the LoTeks wait in their strongholds, in the old city cores, like rats in the walls of the world. The most valuable information must sometimes be entrusted to mnemonic couriers, elite agents who smuggle data in wet-wired brain implants. Johnny Mnemonic is one of these couriers. This is his story.
Johnny Mnemonic by William Gibson ( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and Korean and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Cyberpunk ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and Swedish and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Examines how the concepts of William Gibson, science fiction writer, have become a part of real life in the technology and culture of recent years. Topics covered include: virtual reality, hacking & piracy, art & fashion, industrial music, and mind machines & cyborgs.
No maps for these territories on the road with William Gibson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
"On an overcast morning in 1999, William Gibson stepped into a limousine in Los Angeles and set off on a road trip around North America. The limo was rigged with digital cameras, a computer, a TV, a stereo and a cellphone. The entire movie was generated by this four-wheeled media machine. No Maps For These Territories is both an account of Gibson's life and work by the man himself and a commentary on the world outside the car windows, the landscape of Western culture on the edge of the new millennium, in the throes of convulsive, tech-driven change."--Container.
City come a-walkin by John Shirley ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
New rose hotel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and German and held by 59 libraries worldwide
An exotic cyberpunk fantasy where technology is the ultimate game and nobody plays by the rules. To engineer the score of their lives, two friends train an amoral bar girl how to seduce and induce a radical geneticist worth billions to his corporate masters.
Almost real connecting in a wired world ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Focuses on a few individuals for whom the Internet has become a lifeline, a way to connect with like-minded souls in surprising ways: a cyber punk based on an anti-aircraft rig who operates the world's first rogue Web server, a monk developing "wireless prayer technology" and a gamer who re-creates himself in an online game. Commentary by sci-fi writer William Gibson, virtual reality creator Jaron Lanier and "post-national" writer Pico Iyer.
捍衛機密 by Terry Bisson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in Chinese and French and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Roman der Neuromancer-Trilogie 2. Biochips : Science Fiction by William Gibson ( Book )
22 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Americans Artificial intelligence Audiobooks Business intelligence California California--San Francisco Computer hackers Computers Conspiracies Criticism, interpretation, etc. Cybernetics Cyberspace Defense contracts Drama England--London Epidemics Fashion design Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Gibson, William,--1948- Great Britain Information superhighway Intelligence officers Japan Japan--Tokyo Large type books Literature Nervous system--Wounds and injuries Political fiction Political fiction Psychological fiction Psychological fiction, Japanese Reality Rock musicians Science fiction Science fiction Science fiction, American Science fiction films Space and time Steampunk fiction Suspense fiction Suspense fiction, American Teenage girls Thrillers (Motion pictures) Twenty-first century Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Virtual reality Women private investigators
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