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Distrust That Particular Flavor - William Gibson
Distrust That Particular Flavor
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ISBN: 9780399158438 (039915843X)
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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TCWriter rated it
3.0 Distrust That Particular Flavor
A collection of articles spanning several decades and a wide range of subject matter, Gibson's book doesn't scintillate on its own, but it's an interesting window into the thinking of an SF writer whose work has had an affect on both the SF industry and society in general.Gibson's a fine writer but ...
halfmanhalfbook rated it
4.0 Distrust That Particular Flavor
Excellent collection of articles by Gibson
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I picked this book up on a whim. I had read Gibson's Neuromancer and enjoyed it, but wasn't obsessed. But this book! It left me inspired, full of ideas, raging to write. Though he occasionally seems to be uncomfortable with the essay format, he has many insightful, weird, interesting things to s...
Osho rated it
Essays, with afterwords, on a pretty good range of topics. There are some fun ideas, but the best reason to read this collection is Gibson’s quirky and pleasing language. After reading this I’m more likely to re-read some of his post-Sprawl novels, many of which have struck me as similar to leafing ...
altheaann rated it
With this book, Gibson reminds me, yet again, how much, and why, I love him.So many times, in this book, I found myself saying, "Yes! Exactly! I've thought that before - but never quite so clearly; I never would have expressed it just like that..." His writing brings concepts into focus, vague idea ...
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