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William Gibson’s 6 favorite books

by Bill Hayes

In The Week’s Book List, novelist William Gibson lists his 6 favorite books:

The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester …. When Bester wrote this in the 1950s, he was a sharp young ad exec on Madison Avenue, and as such quite unlike any of his contemporary science fiction writers. He combines classic storytelling ability and a gorgeously wild imagination with a witty urban sophistication. [more]