Bruce Sterling calls Joel Garreau's Washington Post interview with William Gibson, "One of the best William Gibson interviews ever." Garreau interview Gibson about Spook Country, his new novel that is so futuristic, it could only have been set in the recent past, and digs into the meaning and purpose of sf and literature in general, and how it ties into a world of technological change and splintering subculture. Garreau pinged Bruce for good, meaty Gibson questions.
The Post-9/11 Era Has Caught Up With William Gibson's Vision
By Joel Garreau
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, September 6, 2007; C01
Southwest Washington is an antique vision of the future. It's mid-century's idea of "progress," a never-to-be-repeated experiment in bulldozing shabby if genuine neighborhoods and replacing them with chilly high-rise modernity. To this day it struggles to present much sense of life or soul.
It is weird finding William Gibson here, even given his acute sense of irony.
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Two heavyweight artists go head-to-head this weekend at the venerable JONATHAN LEVINE GALLERY when and JIM HOUSER break out their newest bodies of work in a visual tete-a-tete. Soto’s “Storm Clouds,” and Houser’s “asobviousasaskull” exhibits open simultaneously this Saturday, September 8th, and in case you were wondering, yeah, both shows are almost Read the rest of this entry »JEFF SOTO