William Gibson, Father of Cyberpunk, Reads New Novel in Second Life

William Gibson, who launched the cyberpunk genre with the 1984 classic Neuromancer, hasn’t lost any steam. Pattern Recognition, published a good 20+ years later, won wide praise in 2005. Now, he’s come out with Spook Country, and it’s currently #66 on the Amazon bestseller list. Below, you can catch Gibson reading from his new work in Second Life. What can be more fitting?Also, you may want to check out BoingBoing’s “nerdgasmic” interview with Gibson (iTunesFeedMP3 Stream), plus Cory Doctorrow’s reverential review of the new work. And finally, if you need more, you can watch Gibson give a book talk at Cody’s in Berkeley CA, courtesy of Fora.Tv.For your daily dose of digital culture, subscribe to our feed.

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