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Bruce Sterling

Bruce Sterling is an Austin-born science fiction writer and Net critic, internationally recognized as a cyberspace theorist who is also considered one of the forefathers of the cyberpunk movement in science fiction. He has won a John W. Campbell Award, two Hugo Awards, and an Arthur C. Clarke Award.


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Around the World in Eighty Days
Written by Jules Verne, Translated by George M. Towle, Introduction by Bruce Sterling
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | December 2003
$11.00/14.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6856-9 (0-8129-6856-5)

Shocking his stodgy colleagues at the exclusive Reform Club, enigmatic Englishman Phileas Fogg wagers his fortune, undertaking an extraordinary and daring enterprise: to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days. With his French valet Passepartout in tow, Verne’s hero traverses the far reaches of the earth, all the while tracked by the... Read more

The Difference Engine
Written by William Gibson, Contribution by Bruce Sterling
Spectra | Trade Paperback | July 2011
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-440-42362-1 (0-440-42362-7)

The 20th anniversary edition of the classic steampunk novel
With new commentary by the authors
1855: The Industrial Revolution is in full swing, powered by steam-driven cybernetic Engines. Charles Babbage perfects his Analytical Engine, and the computer age arrives a century ahead of its time. Three extraordinary characters race toward a rendezvous...

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The Mysterious Island
Written by Jules Verne, Afterword by Isaac Asimov, Introduction by Bruce Sterling
Signet | Paperback | July 2004
$7.95/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-451-52941-1 (0-451-52941-3)

With little more than courage and ingenuity, five Union prisoners escaped the siege of Richmond-by hot-air balloon. They have no idea if they'll ever see civilization again-especially when they're swept off by a raging storm to the shores of an uncharted island. Read more

Schismatrix Plus
Written by Bruce Sterling
Ace | Trade Paperback | December 1996
$16.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-441-00370-9 (0-441-00370-2)

Schismatrix Plus, is Bruce Sterling's new trade paperback. For the first time in one volume: every word Bruce Sterling has ever written on the Shapers-Mechanists Universe.

In the last decade, Sterling has emerged a pioneer of crucial, cutting-edge science fiction. Now Ace Books is proud to offer Sterling's stunning world of the... Read more

Written by Yevgeny Zamyatin, Translated by Natasha Randall, Foreword by Bruce Sterling
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | July 2006
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7462-1 (0-8129-7462-X)

Translated by Natasha Randall
Foreword by Bruce Sterling
Written in 1921, We is set in the One State, where all live for the collective good and individual freedom does not exist. The novel takes the form of the diary of mathematician D-503, who, to his shock, experiences the most disruptive... Read more

The Zenith Angle
Written by Bruce Sterling
Del Rey | Paperback | April 2005
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-46865-9 (0-345-46865-1)

“Gleeful, shrewd, speculative, cynical, closely observed . . . The Zenith Angle offers wisdom and solace, thrills and laughter.”—The Washington Post

“Compelling and important  . . . A darkly comic fable of info-war, the black budget, über-geek idealism, and the politics of Homeland Insecurity.”—William Gibson, author of Pattern Recognition 

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