William Gibson in Conversation with Marsha Lederman
Widely acclaimed for his works of speculative fiction and credited with establishing cyberpunk, a sub-genre of science fiction that defined a generation of popular media and art, William Gibson is a tour de force of creative and literary talent. Agency, the newest novel from this visionary author, turns the lens of the future to our precarious present, offering a sweeping reimagining of an alternative, exhilarating political world.
In discussion with Vancouver’s own indomitable and eloquent Marsha Lederman, Western Arts Correspondent for The Globe and Mail, this is an event which will appeal to fiction lovers and political philosophers alike.
Copies of Agency will be available for sale by Pulpfiction Books.
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William Gibson’s first novel, Neuromancer, won the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, and the Philip K. Dick Award. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of Count Zero, Burning Chrome, Mona Lisa Overdrive, Virtual Light, Idoru, All Tomorrow’s Parties, Pattern Recognition, Spook Country, Zero History, Distrust That Particular Flavor and The Peripheral. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with his wife.
Marsha Lederman is the Western Arts Correspondent for The Globe and Mail, based in Vancouver. She covers the film and television industry, visual art, literature, music, theatre, dance, cultural policy, and other related areas. Before joining The Globe, Marsha worked for CBC Radio, mostly in Toronto, where she held a variety of positions, including National Arts Reporter and morning news editor. Marsha also worked for many years in private radio as a reporter, news anchor and talk show host. She was born in Toronto and has lived in Vancouver since 2007.