Books William Gibson Books by William Gibson William Gibson has written books about: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about William Gibson Book Reviews William Gibson Skypes The Future In 'The Peripheral' November 1, 2014 The master of cyberpunk returns to form with a new novel set in his old stomping grounds — the near future. Reviewer Jason Sheehan says it sings with controlled, dark energy and effortless grace. PG-13: Risky Reads A Dangerous World Of Hackers And Ninjas December 31, 2012 William Gibson's Neuromancer is a hacker classic. Author Nick Harkaway says it's also a door to a greater world. Is there a book that took you outside of your comfort zone? Tell us in the comments. Summer Books 2011 Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books August 11, 2011 More than 5,000 of you nominated. More than 60,000 of you voted. And now the results are in. Explore the winners of NPR's Top 100 Science-Fiction and Fantasy survey — an intriguing mix of classic and contemporary titles. New In Paperback Strained Relations, Cyber Thrills, Precious Heirlooms And 'Humiliation' August 2, 2011 Per Petterson plumbs a mother and son's strained relationship, while William Gibson's near-future tale follows a canny businessman. In nonfiction, curator Edmund de Waal traces his family history through an heirloom collection of carvings, and Wayne Koestenbaum offers a meditation on humiliation.