In a decadent world of cheap pleasures and easy death, Marid Audrian has kept his independence the hardway. Still, like everything else in the Budayeen, he's available…for a price.
For a new kind of killer roams the streets of the Arab ghetto, a madm... More details on When Gravity Fails
Chiriga’s nightclub was right in the middle of the Budayeen, eight blocks from the eastern gate, eight blocks from the cemetery. It was handy to have the graveyard so close-at-hand. The Budayeen was a...
One of Time's 100 best English-language novels
A mind-altering romp through a future America so bizarre, so outrageous, you'll recognize it immediately
Only once in a great while does a writer come along who defies comparison-a writer so original ... More details on Snow Crash
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The shell that blew a hole in his chest was only the beginning in this "tour de force of genre-bending, a brilliantly realized exercise in science fiction."-The New York Times Book... More details on Altered Carbon
In the Envoy Corps they teach you to let go before storage. Stick it in neutral and float. It’s the first lesson and the trainers drill it into you from day one. Hard-eyed Virginia Vidaura, dancer’s b...
William Gibson, author of the extraordinary multiaward-winning novel Neuromancer, has written his most brilliant and thrilling work to date . . .The Mona Lisa Overdrive.
Enter Gibson's unique world-lyric and mechanical, sensual and violent, sobering... More details on Mona Lisa Overdrive
For the first two hours of the flight to London it lay forgotten in her purse, a smooth dark oblong, one side impressed with the ubiquitous Maas-Neotek logo, the other gently curved to fit the user’s ...
Winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Philip K. Dick Awards, Neuromancer is a science fiction masterpiece-a classic that ranks as one of the twentieth century's most potent visions of the future.
Case was the sharpest data-thief in the matrix-until he cros... More details on Neuromancer
“It’s not like I’m using,” Case heard someone say, as he shouldered his way through the crowd around the door of the Chat. “It’s like my body’s developed this massive drug deficiency.” It was a Sprawl...
"One of my favorite fantasy series." -George R. R. Martin
"Groundbreaking." -Patrick Rothfuss
"One of the great fantasy epics of all time." -Christopher Paolini
New York Times-bestselling Tad Williams' landmark epic fantasy saga of Osten Ard begins... More details on The Dragonbone Chair
ON THIS day of days there was an unfamiliar stirring deep inside the dozing heart of the Hayholt, in the castle's bewildering warren of quiet passages and overgrown, ivy-choked courtyards, in the monk...
Vividly imagined, stunningly prophetic, and epic in scope, The Diamond Age is a major novel from one of the most visionary writers of our time
Decades into our future, a stone's throw from the ancient city of Shanghai, a brilliant nanotechnologist na... More details on The Diamond Age
The bells of St. Mark's were ringing changes up on the mountain when Bud skated over to the mod parlor to upgrade his skull gun. Bud had a nice new pair of blades with a top speed of anywhere from a h...
Otherland is a dangerous magical underworld - a place where appearances can be deceiving and anything can happen. A world of gods, vampires, and fairies.
It's also... horrible.
When life-long friends Myra and Rohan discover that Rohan's baby sister ... More details on Otherland
“Thanks, Ma!” said Myra. She gave her mum a big toothy grin and tried to feel excited. They were walking to Myra’s joint birthday party, which she had every year with her not-exactly-friend Rohan. Spe...
"A breath of fresh air . . . the vision is deeply imagined, very complete and controlled . . . Gibson is truly brilliant."-Washington Times magazine
From a true master of science fiction comes a collection of short stories that show how, no matter ... More details on Burning Chrome
Mercifully, the whole thing is starting to fade, to be-come an episode. When I do still catch the odd glimpse, it’s peripheral; mere fragments of mad-doctor chrome, confining themselves to the corner ...
Daniel Suarez's New York Times bestselling debut high-tech thriller is "so frightening even the government has taken note" (Entertainment Weekly).
Daemons: computer programs that silently run in the background, waiting for a specific event or time t... More details on Daemon
Matthew A. Sobol, PhD, cofounder and chief technology officer of CyberStorm Entertainment(HSTM--Nasdaq), diedtoday at age 34after a prolonged battle with brain cancer. A pioneer in the $40 billion com...