William Gibson’s Agency drops time-travel paradoxes for big questions

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Recent science fiction plays with the idea that time has no undo button

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Book

Agency

William Gibson


Viking
UK release, 23 January

OVER the past couple of years, a meme has emerged according to which we inhabit “the worst timeline”. Buried in this social media snark is the fear that time is actually running out for us on this planet, whether we’re drowning under rising seas, fleeing fiery no-go zones or succumbing to the exotic pandemics we’re told are learning to surf the advance of …

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William Gibson’s Agency drops time-travel paradoxes for big questions