Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology by James Patrick KellyRewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology by James Patrick Kelly

Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology

EditorJames Patrick Kelly, John Kessel

Paperback | October 11, 2007

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Cyberpunk is dead. The revolution has been co-opted by half-assed heroes, overclocked CGI, and tricked-out shades. Once radical, cyberpunk is now nothing more than a brand.Time to stop flipping the channel.These sixteen extreme stories reveal a government ninja routed by a bicycle repairman, the inventor of digitized paper hijacked by his college crush, a dead boy trapped in a warped storybook paradise, and the queen of England attacked with the deadliest of forbidden technology: a working modem. You'll meet Manfred Macx, renegade meme-broker, Red Sonja, virtual reality sex-goddess, and Felix, humble sys-admin and post-apocalyptic hero.Editors James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel (Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology) have united cyberpunk visionaries William Gibson, Bruce Sterling, and Pat Cadigan with the new post-cyberpunk vanguard, including Cory Doctorow, Charles Stross, and Jonathan Lethem. Including a canon-establishing introduction and excerpts from a hotly contested online debate,Rewired is the first anthology to define and capture the crackling excitement of the post-cyberpunks.From the grittiness ofMirrorshades to the Singularity and beyond, it's time to revive the revolution.
James Patrick Kelly is the Hugo, Nebula, and Italia award?winning author ofBurn,Think Like a Dinosaur, andWildlife. He is a member of the faculty of the Stonecoast Creative Writing MFA Program at the University of Southern Maine. He has co-edited a series of anthologies with John Kessel, described by theEncyclopedia of Science Fictio...
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Title:Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk AnthologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:424 pages, 8.96 × 6.08 × 1.15 inPublished:October 11, 2007Publisher:TACHYON PUBLICATIONSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1892391538

ISBN - 13:9781892391537

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'Fascinating, and indispensable to any serious SF reader? Rewired is one of the best imaginable anthologies covering what SF is doing right now? .'-Andrew Wheeler'? cyberpunk has grown past its rebel stage and is now not only capable of dazzling us with surfaces but also of speaking of the human condition? .'-Tangent'? an excellent collection and a reminder that the short story is often the best venue for new ideas in the field.'-SF Crowsnest'? sixteen inspiring, mind-altering stories? and every story in the bunch is a knockout.'-BoingBoing.net