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Bibliography of Works by William Gibson


Neuromancer. New York: Ace, 1984.

Count Zero. New York: Arbor House, 1986.

(and Bruce Sterling, Michael Swanwick and John Shirley) Burning Chrome. London: Gollancz, 1986. (short stories)

Mona Lisa Overdrive. New York: Bantam, 1988.

(and Bruce Sterling) The Difference Engine. London: Gollancz, 1990.

Virtual Light. New York: Viking, 1993.

Johnny Mnemonic: The Screenplay and the Story. New York: Ace, 1995.

Idoru. New York: Putnam, 1996.

All Tomorrow’s Parties. New York: Putnam, 1999.

Pattern Recognition. New York: Putnam, 2003.

Count Zero. New York: Ace Books, 2006.

Spook Country. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2007.

Uncollected Short Stories

"Tokyo Collage." SF Eye August 1988.

"Hippie Hat Brain Parasite." Semiotext(e) SF. Ed. Rudy Rucker, Peter Lamborn and Robert Anton Wilson. Brooklyn, NY: Autonomedia, 1989. 109-112.

"Doing Television." 1989. Tesseracts 3. Ed. Candas Jane Dorsey and Gerry Truscott. Victoria: Porcépic, 1990. 392-394.

"Darwin." Spin Apr. 1990: 21-23.

"Skinner’s Room." Visionary San Francisco. Ed. Paolo Polledri. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Prestel-Verlag, 1990. 153-65.

"Cyber-Claus." 1991. A Yuletide Universe. Ed. Brian M. Thomsen. New York: Warner, 2003. 5-6.

"Academy Leader." Cyberspace: First Steps. Ed. Michael Benedikt. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT P, 1991. 27-29.

"Where the Holograms Go." The Wild Palms Reader. Ed. Roger Trilling and Stuart Swezey. St. Martin ’s, 1993. 122-23.

"Thirteen Views of a Cardboard City." New Worlds 222 (1997): 338-349. Rpt. Year’s Best SF 3. Ed. David G. Hartwell. New York: HarperPrism, 1998. 29-40.


"Godla’s Balcony: a play." New York: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2003.


(and Robert Longo) Dream Jumbo: Working the Absolutes. Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 1989. (text for performance art)

Agrippa (A Book of The Dead). Illus. Dennis Ashbaugh. New York: Kevin Begar, 1992.

Neuromancer. Audiobook. Read by William Gibson. Music by U2 and Black Rain. Los Angeles: Time Warner Audiobooks, 1994.

"Floating Away." Technodon. By Yellow Magic Orchestra. EMI, 1993. (lyrics)

(and Chris Stein) "Dog Star Girl." Debravation. By Deborah Harry. Sire/Reprise, 1993. (lyrics)


Alien III. 1992. [unproduced]

Johnny Mnemonic. Dir. Robert Longo. Alliance-Cinévision-TriStar, 1995.

(and Tom Maddox) "Kill Switch." The X-Files. Dir. Rob Bowman. Fox. 15 Feb. 1998.

(and Tom Maddox) "First Person Shooter." The X-Files. Dir. Chris Carter. Fox. 27 Feb. 2000.

Selected Articles

"Rocket Radio." Rolling Stone 15 June 1989: 85-87.

"Disneyland with the Death Penalty." Wired Sept.-Oct. 1993: 51+.

"Dead Man Sings." Forbes 30 Nov. 1998 supp.: 177.

"My Obsession." Wired Jan. 1999: 102-105+.

"The Net Is a Waste of Time…and That’s Exactly What’s Right About It." New York Times Magazine 14 July 1996: 31.

"William Gibson’s Filmless Festival." Wired Oct. 1999: 227-29.

"Modern Boys and Mobile Girls." Observer ( London ) 1 Apr. 2001.

"My Own Private Tokyo." Wired Sept. 2001: 117-119.

"‘Virtual Lit’: A Discussion." Biblion: The Bulletin of The New York Public Library Fall 1996: 33-51.

Updated February 12 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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