William Gibson - Agency

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Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

In books including NeuromancerPattern Recognition, and The Peripheral, Gibson—the creator of cyberpunk—created futuristic visions of the Internet, virtual reality, and more years before they truly existed. His new work, which evolved in response to the 2016 election, traces urgent questions at the nexus of technological and political power. Verity Jane, a beta tester for a new digital assistant, for a new digital assistant, discovers that the bot possesses both a sketchy past and a remarkable skill with combat strategy. As she puzzles over what to make of this information, from a century in the future she’s being watched by Wilf Netherton, who is considering how to change the past to affect the apocalyptic Jackpot that’s shaped life as he knows it.

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Fiction & Poetry
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$28.00
ISBN: 9781101986936
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Berkley - January 21st, 2020

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