a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)
2 matches found out of 1560
Author includes the word(s): Bruce Sterling
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||The Difference Engine (1991)|
||William Gibson / Bruce Sterling||
Two of the innovators of the cyberpunk novel -- famous for showing how messed up the future will be because of technology -- turn everything around and show us instead how great the past would have been... (more)|
||Heavy Weather (1994)|
Tornado weather in Texas gets worse over the coming decades, and a team
headed by a supergenius mathematician confronts the ultimate tornado.
Includes explicit summaries of his mathematical prowess (surprisingly,
not chaos theory) and of his complete social incompetence (not a surprise,
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