Monday, September 5, 2016

Graham Moore's six favorite books about technology

Graham Moore's new novel is The Last Days of Night. One of his six favorite books about technology, as shared at The Week magazine:
Pattern Recognition by William Gibson

In his 2003 masterpiece, Gibson directed his microscopically precise prose at the present day. He describes the everyday experiences of this moment — jet lag, email, online chat rooms, global branding campaigns — as if they were from the far future, revealing the unique strangeness of the era we live in.
Read about the other entries on the list.

Pattern Recognition is among Damien Walter's five science fiction novels for people who hate SF and David Ulin's five essential 9/11 books.

Learn about why Gibson decided to set Pattern Recognition in the present, unlike his previous novels.

--Marshal Zeringue