Review: “Agency” by William Gibson

Review: “Agency” by William Gibson

William Gibson burst onto the sci-fi scene in 1984 with his groundbreaking paperback original Neuromancer, which provided the foundation for a whole new genre called cyberpunk (and which was influenced heavily by Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner). Gibson even coined the...
Review: “Providence” by Max Barry

Review: “Providence” by Max Barry

I became aware of Australian writer Max Barry (at that time, spelled Maxx Barry) when he debuted with his first novel Syrup, which concerns a marketing graduate who comes up with a scintillating new idea for Coca-Cola but is beset by backstabbing challenges. It’s an...
Review: “Full Throttle” by Joe Hill

Review: “Full Throttle” by Joe Hill

The secret’s been out for years now, but in case you didn’t know it—and in case you’ve never seen a photo of him—Joe Hill is the son of Stephen King. He came admirably to prominence outside the shadow of his father with the excellent collection of short stories, 20th...