William Gibson Quotes (63 quotes)
Name of an article he wrote for New York Times Magazine (14 July 1996)
Comments at A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Books, San Francisco, California (5 February 2004)
“There is always a point at which the terrorist ceases to manipulate the media gestalt. A point at which the violence may well escalate, but beyond which the terrorist has become symptomatic of the media gestalt itself. Terrorism as we ordinarily understand it is innately media-related.”
Official blog at williamgibsonbooks.com (31 October 2004)
“Loss is not without its curious advantages for the artist. Major traumatic breaks are pretty common in the biographies of artists I respect.”
Interview in The New York Times Magazine (19 August 2007)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam Gibson
Born: March 17, 1948 (age 69)
Occupation: Writer, novelist
Bio: William Ford Gibson is an American-Canadian speculative fiction novelist who has been called the noir prophet of the cyberpunk subgenre. Gibson coined the term cyberspace in his short story Burning Chrome and later popularized the concept in his debut novel, Neuromancer.
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“Before the Barn-Door crowing, The Cock by Hens attended, His Eyes around him throwing, Stands for a while suspended: Then One he singles from the Crew, And cheers the happy Hen; With how do you do, and how do you do, And how do you do again.”
— John Gay