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T EVEN SCIENCE FICTION OR CYBERPUNK even science fiction or cyberpunk is what I was expecting Maybe a little ated and ealing with cold war or pre soviet collapse but still relativant or pre Soviet collapse but still relativant a way The most interesting contains a prescient view of a future with a recently risen Islamic Caliphate that seems much less evil than the one we got Excellent stories from the late 80searly "90s that hold up well The Cold War hangs heavy here but Sterling "that hold up well The Cold War hangs heavy here but Sterling to treat it with satirical humor and that approach is always timeless Two stories featuring Leggy Starlitz later the protagonist of Zeitgeist are funny and cinematic trickster tales The Unthinkable oes an alternate world take on late twentieth century politics that explores a mindset as relevant today as when he wrote it Other stand outs include Jim and Irene in which two How Debuggers Work Algorithms Data Structures and Architecture drifters who have put themselves nearly out of the world are able to reveal the many bonds that connect us to one another And The Gulf Wars is starts off feeling like a storyone many times before but Sterling manages to find a fresh take on it A very good collection worth tracking own. 1988 The Shores of Bohemia 1990 The Moral Bullet 1991 with John Kessel The Unthinkable 1991 We See Things Differently 1989 Hollywood Kremlin 1990 Are You for 86 1992 Dori Bangs 1989Cover illustration by Bruce Jens. .
I remember first reading this collection of short stories when it came out in 1991 in the midst of all the great cyberpunk stories that were coming out in those came out in 1991 in the midst of all the great cyberpunk stories that were coming out in those At that time I thoroughly enjoyed it and probably would have given it 4 or 5 stars had Goodreads been around An icon of the cyberpunk movement and a eservedly respected nonfiction writer as well Sterling is less well known for his short story output Globalhead an early collection is evidence that this is an oversight In fact I rank his short stories just beneath his nonfiction particularly The Hacker Crackdown and above his novel length excursions in science fiction Standout stories include the faux book review Our Neural Chernobyl the odd coupling Jim and Irene the historical Middle East magic of The Gulf Wars and the rock and roll infused economic SF of We See Things Differently If you have passed on Sterling s short stories in favor of his other work I highly recommend making a U turn and seeking out Globalhead Just comments on a few stories
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#Bruce Is Transliterating The Background And Research #is transliterating the background and research his The Hacker Crackdown Law and Disorder "Bruce is transliterating the background and research from his The Hacker Crackdown Law and Disorder the Electronic This collection of short stories by Bruce Sterling is pretty good Some of the stories are stronger than others I particularly liked Storming the Cosmos Jim and Irene The Moral Bullet and Hollywood Kremlin I wasn t real taken with Our Neural Chernobyl or Dori Bangs not because of content but because of style The Soviet UnionRussia and Islam make several appearances throughout the col Some ok stories some bad stories some stories with interesting ideas that end to soon a mixed bagOur Neural Chernobyl 2Storming the Cosmos 4The Compassionate the Digital 1Jim and Irene 3The Sword of Damocles 0The Gulf Wars 2The Shores of Bohemia 3The Moral Bullet 3The Unthinkable 2We See Things Differently 3Hollywood Kremlin 4Are You for 86 4Dori Bangs 2 A collection of Bruce Sterling s short stories with a softer cyberpunk feel than those of in Crystal Express but much better written He REALLY liked writing about Russia uring this period Liked everything except the Lekhi Starlitz stuff Brilliant collection of short stories by Sterling As with of these kinds of collections there are som. Imaginative fiction's most exciting talentsContents Our Neural Chernobyl 1988 Storming The Cosmos 1985 the Cosmos 1985 Rudy Rucker The Compassionate the Digital 1985 Jim and Irene 1991 The Sword of Damocles 1990 The Gulf Wars.