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William Gibson has 5 upcoming events.

Nov
13
William Gibson, The Peripheral
Porter Square Books, Thursday, November 13 at 7pm
This event will take place at First Parish Church in Harvard Square. $5 tickets are required.

Harvard Law professor Jonathan Zittrain will introduce William Gibson at the event.

"To read Gibson is to read the present as if it were the future." — The New York Times

Where Flynne and her brother, Burton, live, jobs outside the drug business are rare. Fortunately, Burton has his veteran’s benefits, for neural damage he suffered from implants during his time in the USMC’s elite Haptic Recon force. Then one night Burton has to go out, but there’s a job he’s supposed to do—a job Flynne didn’t know he had. Beta-testing part of a new game, he tells her. The job seems to be simple: work a perimeter around the image of a tower building. Little buglike things turn up. He’s supposed to get in their way, edge them back. That’s all there is to it. He’s offering Flynne a good price to take over for him. What she sees, though, isn’t what Burton told her to expect. It might be a game, but it might also be murder.

William Gibson is the author of Neuromancer, Count Zero, Mona Lisa Overdrive, Burning Chrome, Virtual Light, Idoru, All Tomorrow’s Parties, Pattern Recognition, Spook Country, Zero History, and Distrust That Particular Flavor. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with his wife.

Location: Street: First Parish Church Additional: 1 Church St. City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02138 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
2
WILLIAM GIBSON - The Peripheral
BookPeople, Sunday, November 2 at 5pm
Sunday, November 2 at 5PM

BookPeople present New York Times-bestselling Author William Gibson

speaking & signing The Peripheral William Gibson returns with his first novel since 2010’s New York Times–bestselling Zero History and we are proud to welcome him here to BookPeople. Cory Doctorow calls it, "Spectacular, a piece of trenchant, far-future speculation that features all the eyeball kicks of Neuromancer and all the maturity and sly wit of Spook Country. It's brilliant." We hope to see you, today at 5PM.

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About The Peripheral: Where Flynne and her brother, Burton, live, jobs outside the drug business are rare. Fortunately, Burton has his veteran’s benefits, for neural damage he suffered from implants during his time in the USMC’s elite Haptic Recon force. Then one night Burton has to go out, but there’s a job he’s supposed to do—a job Flynne didn’t know he had. Beta-testing part of a new game, he tells her. The job seems to be simple: work a perimeter around the image of a tower building. Little buglike things turn up. He’s supposed to get in their way, edge them back. That’s all there is to it. He’s offering Flynne a good price to take over for him. What she sees, though, isn’t what Burton told her to expect. It might be a game, but it might also be murder.

William Gibson is the author of Neuromancer, Count Zero, Mona Lisa Overdrive, Burning Chrome, Virtual Light, Idoru, All Tomorrow’s Parties, Pattern Recognition, Spook Country, Zero History, and Distrust That Particular Flavor. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with his wife. In order to have anything signed at a BookPeople event, a copy of the event book must be purchased from BookPeople. If you purchase your book from BookPeople in advance of the event, please save your receipt and present it at the event.

Thank you for supporting William Gibson & your local independent bookstore!

Location: Street: 603 N Lamar Blvd City: Austin, Province: Texas Postal Code: 78703-5413 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
31
Oakland- William Gibson discusses and signs "The Peripheral"
Diesel, a bookstore - Oakland, Friday, October 31 at 7pm
Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes author William Gibson to the store to discuss and sign his new sci-fi novel, The Peripheral, and celebrate the 30th anniversary edition of, Neuromancer, on Friday, October 31st at 7pm. William Gibson returns with his first novel since 2010's New York Times-bestselling Zero History. Where Flynne and her brother, Burton, live, jobs outside the drug business are rare. Fortunately, Burton has his veteran's benefits, for neural damage he suffered from implants during his time in the USMC's elite Haptic Recon force. Then one night Burton has to go out, but there's a job he's supposed to do--a job Flynne didn't know he had. Beta-testing part of a new game, he tells her. The job seems to be simple: work a perimeter around the image of a tower building. Little buglike things turn up. He's supposed to get in their way, edge them back. That's all there is to it. He's offering Flynne a good price to take over for him. What she sees, though, isn't what Burton told her to expect. It might be a game, but it might also be murder. Join us in a Halloween party celebrating William Gibson's new book, The Peripheral and the 30th anniversary of, Neuromancer. Costumes are optional, but encouraged,and there are sure to be treats! William Gibson's first novel, Neuromancer, won the Hugo Award, the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award, and the Nebula Award in 1984. He is credited with having coined the term "cyberspace," and having envisioned both the Internet and virtual reality before either existed. His other novels include All Tomorrow's Parties, Idoru, Virtual Light, Mona Lisa Overdrive, and Count Zero. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia with his wife and two children.

Location: Street: 5433 College Ave City: Oakland, Province: California Postal Code: 94618-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
8
William Gibson - The Peripheral
Politics and Prose, Saturday, November 8 at 6pm
To mark the thirtieth anniversary of his uncannily prescient Neuromancer, Gibson, dubbed “the god of speculative fiction,” takes his vision of cyberspace to a new level with this thriller about a brother and sister, drugs, and a game involving peripherals—quasi-human drone bodies—that would be deadly to lose. (Putnam)

Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)

William Gibson has 1 media appearance.

Feb
12
William Gibson
To The Best of Our Knowledge, Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 0am

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