Visionary in Residence by Bruce Sterling

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I'm a science fiction writer. This is a golden opportunity to get up to most any mischief imaginable. With this fourth collection of my stories, I'm going to prove this to you. With these words, Bruce Sterling—author of New York times Notable Books of the Year and one of the great names in contemporary fiction—introduces his latest collection of thirteen tales. If you're familiar with his cyberpunk creations you won't be disappointed, but these stories range far beyond the limits of future technology. Visionary in Residence takes the reader to places never imagined and certainly where no one has ever been.

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Bruce Sterling is a recent winner of the Nebula Award and the author of the nonfiction book "The Hacker Crackdown" as well as novels and short story collections. He co-authored, with William Gibson, the critically acclaimed novel "The Difference Engine." He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and daughter.
Published March 1, 2006 by Running Press. 320 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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"The Scab's Progress" is the longest work, its title suggesting a kinship with Hogarth's "The Rake's Progress," and it is as episodic as the original, but where Hogarth's social satire progressed through a series of logical and inevitable consequences, each successive incident in "The Scab's Prog...

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Bruce Sterling is described on the back of his new short story collection Visionary In Residence as "the leather-jacketed high druid of cyberpunk," but with a critically acclaimed three-decade career behind him it's a little hard to think of him as a renegade any more.

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