William Gibson recommends these 10 science fiction novels to you

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

New York Magazine asked various notable literati to recommend a "mixed tape" of books for you in their respective genres. They picked William Gibson for the science fiction category (smart choice!), and he recommended these 10:

Tiger! Tiger! (aka The Stars My Destination) by Alfred Bester

Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany

Arslan by M.J. Engh

The Crystal World by J.G. Ballard

The Forever War by Joe Haldeman

Pavane by Keith Roberts

Random Acts of Senseless Violence by Jack Womack

Great Work of Time by John Crowley

Holy Fire by Bruce Sterling

334 by Thomas M. Disch

He comments on each one in the New York article, so go read it. We'll be over at Amazon adding all these books to our shopping cart.