Books William Gibson Books by William Gibson William Gibson has written books about: Science Fiction & Fantasy Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Fiction Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about William Gibson Book News & Features William Gibson Says Today's Internet Is Nothing Like What He Envisioned March 19, 2020 Gibson's latest is Agency — set in a future where climate change has mostly wiped out humanity. The cyberpunk godfather says today's online world is "utterly banal" compared to his original vision. William Gibson Says Today's Internet Is Nothing Like What He Envisioned Listen · 5:01 5:01 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/810570879/818518764" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Books In 'Agency,' William Gibson Builds A Bomb That Doesn't Boom (And That's OK) January 21, 2020 Gibson's new novel is a sequel to 2014's The Peripheral, jumping back and forth in time as investigators, military contractors and killers chase down a rogue AI, and tensions flare in the Middle East. Review 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. Review 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. Opinion 100 Best Books 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. The winners are 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.