William Gibson

William Gibson

This is a complete list of William Gibson books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Blue Ant Books in Publication Order

List of Bridge Books in Publication Order

List of The Peripheral Books in Publication Order

List of Sprawl Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order (with Michael Swanwick)

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Universe Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Universe 1 (By: Terry Carr)
1971
2
Universe 2 (By: Terry Carr)
1972
3
Universe 3 (By: Terry Carr)
1973
4
Universe 4 (By: Terry Carr)
1974
5
Universe 5 (By: Terry Carr)
1974
6
Universe 6 (By: John Shirley, Terry Carr)
1976
7
Universe 7 (By: Terry Carr)
1977
8
Universe 8 (By: Terry Carr)
1978
9
Universe 9 (By: John Shirley, Terry Carr)
1979
10
Universe 10 (By: Terry Carr)
1980
11
Universe 11 (With: Kim Stanley Robinson, Michael Swanwick, Carter Scholz, Michael Bishop, Ian Watson, Nancy Kress, Carol Emshwiller, Josephine Saxton, Terry Carr)
Universe 11 (With: Kim Stanley Robinson, Michael Swanwick, Carter Scholz, Michael Bishop, Ian Watson, Nancy Kress, Carol Emshwiller, Josephine Saxton, Terry Carr)
1981
12
Universe 12 (By: Terry Carr)
1982
13
Universe 13 (By: Kim Stanley Robinson, Lucius Shepard, Michael Bishop, Ian Watson, Terry Carr, Bruce Sterling, Leanne Frahm, Bill Bickel)
Universe 13 (By: Kim Stanley Robinson, Lucius Shepard, Michael Bishop, Ian Watson, Terry Carr, Bruce Sterling, Leanne Frahm, Bill Bickel)
1983
14
Universe 14 (By: Terry Carr)
1984
15
Universe 15 (By: Terry Carr)
1985
16
Universe 16 (By: Terry Carr)
1986
17
Universe 17 (By: Terry Carr)
1987
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Anthology series.

List of Best Science Fiction of the Year Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 1
1972
2
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 2
1973
3
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 3
1974
4
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 4
1975
5
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 5
1976
6
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 6
1977
7
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 7
1978
8
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 8
1979
9
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 9
1980
10
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 10
1981
11
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 11
1982
12
10
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 12
1983
13
Best Science Fiction of the Year 13
1984
14
Best Science Fiction of the Year 14
1984
15
Best Science Fiction of the Year 15
1986
16
Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year 16
1987
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List of Graphic Novels in Publication Order

List of Audible Originals Books in Publication Order

List of Marvel Graphic Novel Books in Publication Order (with Ernie Colón, with D.G. Chichester)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Star Slammers (By: Walter Simonson)
Star Slammers (By: Walter Simonson)
1983
2
Ax (By: Ernie Colón)
Ax (By: Ernie Colón)
1988
3
Punisher/Black Widow: Spinning Doomsday's Web (By: Larry Stroman, D.G. Chichester, Mark Farmer)
Punisher/Black Widow: Spinning Doomsday's Web (By: Larry Stroman, D.G. Chichester, Mark Farmer)
1992
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List of William Gibson Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 1
1972
2
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 2
1973
3
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 3
1974
4
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 4
1975
5
Universe 6
1976
6
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 5
1976
7
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 6
1977
8
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 7
1978
9
Universe 9
1979
10
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 9
1980
11
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 10
1981
12
Universe 11
1981
13
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 11
1982
14
10
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 12
1983
15
Universe 13
1983
16
The First Omni Book of Science Fiction
1983
17
Nebula Awards 18
1983
18
Best Science Fiction of the Year 13
1984
19
Best Science Fiction of the Year 14
1984
20
Tesseracts
1985
21
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection
1985
22
The Sixth Omni Book of Science Fiction
1985
23
Best Science Fiction of the Year 15
1986
24
Mirrorshades
1986
25
The Fifth Omni Book of Science Fiction
1987
26
Mississippi Review 47 / 48
1988
27
Alien Sex
1990
28
Semiotext SF
1991
29
Storming the Reality Studio
1991
30
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories
1992
31
The Ascent of Wonder
1994
32
New Worlds 1
1996
33
Hackers
1996
34
The Ultimate Cyberpunk
2002
35
The Uncanny: Experiments in Cyborg Culture
2002
36
Rewired
2007
37
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction
2010
38
The Mammoth Book of Angels and Demons
2011
39
The Time Traveler's Almanac
2013
40
Cyberpunk
2019
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William Gibson: Biography

William Gibson (William Ford Gibson) was born on March 17th, 1948 and is currently 76 years old. William Gibson was born in Conway, South Carolina, USA.

William Gibson is the author of the Sprawl series which currently consists of 3 novels. The Sprawl series started in 1984 with the novel Neuromancer. The most recently released novel in the Sprawl series was Mona Lisa Overdrive which was released in 1988. There are no upcoming novels for the Sprawl series.

William Gibson (William Ford Gibson) has also written the Bridge series which has 3 books including Virtual Light and Idoru.

William Gibson: Awards & Accolades

Gibson's books have won multiple awards, Neuromancer won the Philip K. Dick Award, Best Science Fiction Book, in 1984 as well as the Hugo Award - Best Novel in 1985, Seiun Award - Best Translated Long Work in 1987.

The following novels by William Gibson were also nominated for these awards:

  • Dogfight (in Omni): Hugo Award, Best Novelette (1986).
  • The Winter Market: Hugo Award, Best Novelette (1987).
  • Count Zero: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1987).
  • Mona Lisa Overdrive: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1989).
  • Alien Sex: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (1991).
  • Virtual Light: Crime Writers of Canada Awards of Excellence, Best Crime Novel (1994). Hugo Award, Best Novel (1994).
  • All Tomorrow's Parties: Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (2001).
  • Pattern Recognition: Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (2004).
  • Agency: Goodreads Awards, Best Science Fiction (2020).

William Gibson: Author Insights

The highest rated book by William Gibson on Book Notification is All Tomorrow's Parties, the 3rd novel in the Bridge series.

The most read book by William Gibson on Book Notification is Neuromancer, the 1st novel in the Sprawl series.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow William Gibson are:

  1. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.
  2. John Scalzi, author of the Old Man's War Series.
  3. Andy Weir, author of the novel: Project Hail Mary.
  4. Neil Gaiman, author of the American Gods Series.
  5. Neal Stephenson, author of the novel: Snow Crash.

William Gibson: F.A.Q

When was William Gibson Born? How old is William Gibson?

William Gibson was born on March 17th, 1948. William Gibson is currently 76 years old.

Where was William Gibson Born?

William Gibson was born in Conway, South Carolina, USA and is American.

What book awards has William Gibson won?

Neuromancer: Philip K. Dick Award Best Science Fiction Book (1984), Hugo Award Best Novel (1985), Seiun Award Best Translated Long Work (1987).

What was the first book William Gibson wrote?

The first novel written by William Gibson was Universe 11, published in 1981.

What was the most recent book William Gibson wrote?

His most recently released work was Alien 3: The Lost Screenplay by William Gibson on August 31st, 2021.

Will there be any more books by William Gibson?

William Gibson does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has William Gibson written?

William Gibson has written 20 books across 19 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 3 books in the Blue Ant Series
  • 3 books in the Bridge Series
  • 2 books in the The Peripheral Series
  • 3 books in the Sprawl Series
  • 2 Standalone Novels
  • 1 Play
  • 2 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 1 Short Story Collections
  • 1 Non-Fiction Books
  • 1 Graphic Novels
  • 1 book in the Audible Originals Series

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