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Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014

William Gibson's cyberpunk novel turns 30

William Gibson, one of the most innovative science fiction writers of the last 30 years, invented “cyberpunk” with the publication of his novel Neuromancer in 1984. Since then, cyberpunk has become a pervasive influence on rock music and films, impacting style and content. Musicians and filmmakers such as Sonic
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

New book on Britain’s seminal, experimental Wire

Wire lead singer-guitarist-songwriter Colin Newman has said in recent interviews that "Wire equals change." His band's latest album, Change Becomes Us, upholds this statement, featuring an eclectic and challenging mix of
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

Nobel-winner Orhan Pamuk’s Silent House released in English

 Originally published in Turkey in 1983 and now translated into English for the first time, Silent House (Knopf) is Orhan Pamuk's second novel. Although the Nobel Prize-winner makes no direct mention of the book’s historical
Monday, Oct. 8, 2012
  From Martin Amis to Jeanette Winterson, from Günter Grass to Gabriel García Márquez, writers of
politically or socially charged fiction have in recent years redefined the memoir as a literary genre...

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