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Author and grandfather of the {{Cyberpunk}} genre. TropeMaker and TropeNamer of {{Cyberspace}}; TropeNamer of the term RaygunGothic.

Has an [[http://www.williamgibsonbooks.com/ official website]].

His books include:

* The ''Literature/SprawlTrilogy''
** ''Literature/{{Neuromancer}}'' (1984)
** ''Literature/CountZero'' (1986)
** ''Literature/MonaLisaOverdrive'' (1988)
* ''Literature/TheDifferenceEngine'' (1990, co-written with Creator/BruceSterling)
* The ''Literature/BridgeTrilogy''
** ''Virtual Light'' (1993)
** ''Literature/{{Idoru}}'' (1995)
** ''All Tomorrow's Parties'' (1999)
* The Literature/BigendBooks Trilogy
** ''Pattern Recognition'' (2003)
** ''Spook Country'' (2007)
** ''Zero History'' (September 2010)
* ''Literature/ThePeripheral'' (October 2014)

He also wrote the script for the film ''Film/JohnnyMnemonic'' based on his short story by the same name, a couple episodes of ''Series/TheXFiles'', the original ([[WhatCouldHaveBeen unused]]) screenplay for ''Film/{{Alien 3}}'' and many short stories.

[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Gibson Article]] on TheOtherWiki.
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