Quote by William Gibson : “I read a great deal”

I read a great deal of science fiction with consummate pleasure between, say, the ages of 12 and 16. Then I got away from it. In my mid- to late 20s, I started trying to write it. – William Gibson

Quote by William Gibson : “I think that our future”

I think that our future has lost that capital F we used to spell it with. The science fiction future of my childhood has had a capital F – it was assumed to be an American Future because America was the future. The Future was assumed to be inherently heroic, and a lot of other […]

Quote by William Gibson : “I think the least important”

I think the least important thing about science fiction for me is its predictive capacity. – William Gibson

Quote by William Gibson : “A snappy label and a”

A snappy label and a manifesto would have been two of the very last things on my own career want list. That label enabled mainstream science fiction to safely assimilate our dissident influence, such as it was. Cyberpunk could then be embraced and given prizes and patted on the head, and genre science fiction could […]