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Spook Country

by: William Gibson

Publisher: Berkley Books (2007)

$9.99

Staff Pick by comrade: LS

Gibson's latest; he draws on current technology & political trends to distill out new art forms, aesthetics and methods of prank terrorism. Touching on GPS technologies, the science of stealth, the political import of torture*, and of course, PIRATES!!, Gibson shapes a fantasy and adventure story with a fair amount of depth as well. Arts & spatial geeks especially would dig it. * Chapter 63 rocks!