Though best known for his fiction, William Gibson is as much in demand for his cutting-edge observations on the world we live in now. Originally printed in publications as varied as Wired, the New York Times, and the Observer, these articles and essays cover thirty years of thoughtful, observant life, and are reported in the wry, humane voice that lovers of Gibson have come to crave.It was just a very good-looking watch, I thought, and it was Swiss, and mechanical, and not terribly expensive as such things go. ... a rarishaor obscure, depending on how you look at itaSwiss manual-wind from the late Forties or early Fifties, black dial with a white medical chapter ring. ... It had been listed by a seller who didna#39;t seem to be particularly into watches; the language of the listing was casual, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Distrust That Particular Flavor|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2012-01-03|