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Sterling, Bruce

Overview
Works: 200 works in 704 publications in 16 languages and 16,993 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Steampunk fiction  Political fiction  Forecasts  Short stories, American  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery stories  History  Science fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Interviewee, Translator
Classifications: PS3569.T3876, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bruce Sterling
The hacker crackdown law and disorder on the electronic frontier by Bruce Sterling( Book )
49 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the activities and computer crimes that take place in cyberspace
The difference engine by William Gibson( Book )
44 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 1,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fictional speculation on what would have happened if the computer had been invented in the 19th century
Distraction : a novel by Bruce Sterling( Book )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novel on a declining America where cities are run by private corporations and the unpaid armed forces raise money at roadblocks. Only technology is advancing, the latest achievement being bicameral minds which allow people to do two things at once. The hero is a spin doctor for a senator
Holy fire : a novel by Bruce Sterling( Book )
31 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 21st Century, suffering and illness have been banished as everything from food to education is free, but boredom still plagues mankind. So after undergoing an operation to rejuvenate herself by 75 years, Mia Ziemman travels to Prague to join bohemians seeking meaning in life
The caryatids by Bruce Sterling( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Despite the family history that has led to their estrangement from one another, three identical clone sisters--Vera, a pollution expert dealing with global clean-up efforts; Mila, a media star; and Sonja, a medical specialist stationed in the Gobi Desert--hold the key to saving the world from global warming, runaway pollution, and political intrigue
Heavy weather by Bruce Sterling( Book )
32 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the year 2030, the green house effect has resulted in violent tornadoes sweeping Texas. On their trail are the "storm troupers," computer experts and atmospheric scientists who document and spread the information on digital networks, using virtual reality to explore the eye of the storm. Now the computers announce the approach of F-6, a tornado of an intensity unknown to man. By the author of The Hacker Crackdown
Tomorrow now : envisioning the next fifty years by Bruce Sterling( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Predicting that the next generation will be living in a substantially different world, a forecast for the next fifty years discusses such topics as technology, health, law enforcement, and politics
Islands in the net by Bruce Sterling( Book )
29 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a near-future new age of corporate control, hacker mercenaries, and electronic terrorism, a public relations executive on the rise finds herself caught in the violent epicenter of a data war Two decades into the twenty-first century, the world's nations are becoming irrelevant. Corporations are the true global powers, with information the most valuable currency, while the smaller island nations have become sanctuaries for data pirates and terrorists. A globe-trotting PR executive for the large corporate economic democracy Rizome Industries Group, Laura Webster is present when a foreign repr
The zenith angle by Bruce Sterling( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a tale by the author of Tomorrow Now, top cyber-security theorist Derek Vanderveer finds his life permanently disrupted by the events of September 11, after which he accepts a job with a new national security agency to determine who is attacking a top-secret U.S. satellite
Zeitgeist by Bruce Sterling( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1999 finds Leggy Starlitz running an international girl band that exists to push logo items to teenager fans. Things start to unravel when he runs into a long lost daughter
Mirrorshades : the cyberpunk anthology by Bruce Sterling( Book )
22 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short stories labeled "Mirroshade," "Neuromanatic," "Cyberpunk," etc. by such authors as Greg Bear, Pat Cadigan, William Gibson, Rudy Rucker, Lewis Shiner, John Shirley and others
Shaping things by Bruce Sterling( Book )
10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bruce Sterling offers a history of shaped things and shows how we have moved from an age of artifacts, made by hand, through complex machines, to the era of 'gizmos'
Schismatrix by Bruce Sterling( Book )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shaper-trained Abelard Lindsay, a failed and exiled revolutionary against Mech domination, becomes a pawn in the interstellar intrigue of a human and alien power struggle for control of humanity's future
Crystal express by Bruce Sterling( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The artificial kid by Bruce Sterling( Book )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A popular home-video star and ultimate warrior on a planet dangerously divided by class and wealth distinctions discovers the lethal truth about his world and its origins in this satiric science fiction masterwork Founded centuries ago by the enigmatic genius Moses Moses, the planet Reverie can either be heaven or hell, depending on whether you live on or above it. The superrich orbit the world in luxury abodes, keeping their sometimes-lethal ennui at bay by watching homemade sex and violence videos created by the peons dwelling on the coral continents miles beneath them. The most popular ente
Visionary in residence : stories by Bruce Sterling( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of Bruce Sterling's best SCI-FI short stories. He is a keen observer of our present day media choked culture and the near-future politics that has a true ring to it
Ascendancies : the best of Bruce Sterling by Bruce Sterling( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sterling (Visionary in Residence: Stories), the godfather of cyberpunk, demonstrates his full range, from far future to forgotten past, in this well-stocked career-spanning collection of his finest SF pieces. His blend of uncompromising realism and irrepressible optimism shows up wherever his protagonists do, whether working for a stranded alien in Crusader-era Palestine ("The Blemmye's Stratagem"), investigating a mock space journey inside the cavern left from a Chinese H-bomb test ("Taklamakan") or just hanging around (literally) in 2037 Chattanooga, fixing bikes and foiling a black ops agent out to protect her senile senator boss ("Bicycle Repairman")"--B & N website Editorial Reviews (October 2007)
I must not think bad thoughts : drive-by essays on American dread, American dreams by Mark Dery( )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of essays critiquing American cultural dynamics in the early twenty-first century
Globalhead : stories by Bruce Sterling( Book )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Featuring thirteen satirical short stories, a unique collection includes scientific superstars, a rock singer who is the voice of the people, and two lost souls who drive off the edge of the world and find each other. From the Paperback edition
Schismatrix plus by Bruce Sterling( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the last decade Bruce Sterling has emerged a pioneer of crucial, cutting-edge science fiction, his work lauded by critics and contemporaries alike. Now for the first time in one volume comes every word Bruce Sterling has ever written on the world of the Schismatrix - where the Shaper revolutionaries struggle against the aristocratic Mechanists for ultimate control of mankind's destiny. Experience the classic full-length novel, Schismatrix, plus thousands of words of mindbending short fiction from a storytelling master in overdrive
 
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Alternative Names
Sterlin, Bruce Michael.
Sterling, Bruce 1954-
Sterling, Michael Bruce 1954-
スターリング, ブルース
Languages
English (289)
Italian (20)
Spanish (17)
Danish (9)
German (8)
Japanese (6)
French (6)
Polish (4)
Czech (4)
Finnish (2)
Portuguese (1)
Croatian (1)
Swedish (1)
Hebrew (1)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
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