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Distrust That Particular Flavor reveals how autobiographical William Gibson's fiction is [Book Review]

William Gibson is one of our finest science fiction authors, because he knows that people are the strangest products science has ever produced. And his new essay collection, Distrust That Particular Flavor, gives us insight into how he came to understand that so well, when many other SF authors struggle to see it. More »
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