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Revitalizing Science Fiction in the 1980s

Author William Gibson is credited with creating the cyberpunk genre, which dispenses with nationalistic ideas of the future, and instead posits a world where multinational corporations rule and nation-states have eroded. His newest novel is called Mona Lisa Overdrive.


Other segments from the episode on November 2, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 2, 1988: Interview with Brooks Jackson; Review of the Bulgarian State Radio and Television Female Vocal Choir's album "La Mystere de la Voix Bulgares, Volume Two"…


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