Big Book of Cyberpunk

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Published Sept. 1, 2023 by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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A genre-defining--and redefining--collection of fiction's boldest, most rebellious, and most prescient genre, featuring a smorgasbord of stories from all over the globe.

"The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel." Almost forty years ago, William Gibson wrote the line that began Neuromancer and, more importantly, cyberpunk--a movement that would change the face of science fiction.

Award-winning anthologist Jared Shurin brings together over a hundred stories from more than twenty-five different countries that both establish and subvert the classic cyberpunk tropes and aesthetic--from gritty, near-future noir to pulse-pounding action. Urban rebels undermine monolithic corporate overlords. Daring heists are conducted through back alleys and the darkest parts of the online world. There's dangerous new technology, cybernetic enhancements, scheming AIs, corporate mercenaries, improbable weapons, and roguish hackers. These tales examine the near-now, extrapolating the most provocative trends into fascinating and plausible futures.

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