16: The Bigendian Trilogy

Improbably cool heroes investigate implausibly cool mysteries at the behest of impossibly cool billionaires! Is cool-obsession just another form of geekiness?

This episode of The Sometime Seminar discusses the novels of William Gibson’s “Bigendian Trilogy” or “Blue Ant Trilogy”: Pattern Recognition (2003), Spook Country (2007), and Zero History (2010).

Supplemental links: Wikipedia on “Hubertus Bigend”; Gibson interviewed about the novels; reviews of Zero History from Bill Morris in The Millions, Scarlett Thomas in the NYT, Annalee Newitz in IO9

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