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Cyberpunk books and short stories

CyberPunk Books and Short Stories

Some books are not truely CyberPunk, but they contain enough Cpunk to warrant
mention here.

This list is a list of MUST READS from GURPS: CyberPunk

The Adolescense of PI - Thomas P Ryan
Borderlands, Bordertown - Terri Windling, editor
Burning Chrome, Count Zero, Mona Lisa Overdrive, Neuromancer - William Gibson
Eclipse, Eclipse Penumbra - John Shirley
A Fire in the Sun - George Alec Effinger
Schismatrix, Islands in the Net - Bruce Sterling
Mirrorshades - Bruce Sterling, editor
The Ophiuchi Hotline - John Varley
Shockwave Rider, Stand on Zanzibar - John Brunner
Software - Rudy Drucker
True Names - Vernor Vinge
Vacuum Flowers - Michael Swanwick
Web of Angels - John M Ford
Cobra - Timothy Zahn

This list is a list of other works, some true Cpunk, others just related.

1984 - George Orwell
Aiki - John Gilbert
Alien Speedway - Roger Zelany
Alien, Aliens - Alan Dean Foster
Alongside Night - J Neil Schulman
Angel Station - Walter John Williams
The Annals of the Heechee - Frederic Pohl
The Artificial Kid - Bruce Sterling
Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
Catspaw - Joan Vinge
City Come a Walkin' - John Shirley
A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
Cobra Bargain, Cobra Strike - Timothy Zahn
Colonies in Space - T A Heppenheimer
Colony - Ben Bova
Company Man - Joe Clifford Faust
Computer Lib/Dream Machines - Ted Nelson (personal must read, but not Cpunk)
The Cybernetic Samurai - Victor Milan
Cyteen - C J Cherryh
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep (Bladerunner) - Phillip K Dick
Dr Adder - K W Jeter
Dreams of Flesh and Sand, Dreams of God and Men - W T Quick
Eclipse Corona - John Shirley
Electric Forest - Tanith Lee
Emerald Eyes - Daniel Keys Moran
Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card
Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
Friday - Robert Heinlein
Frontera - Lewis Shiner
Future Shock - Alvin Toffler (Non-Fiction)
Giant's Star - James Hogan
The Glass Hammer - K W Jeter
The God Game - Andrew Greeley
Gravity's Rainbow - Thomas Pynchon
Hardwired - Walter Jon Williams
When Harlie Was One - David Gerrold
The High Frontier - Gerard K O'Neill (Non-Fiction)
The High Road - Ben Bova
The Human Use of Human Beings - Norbert Weiner (Non-Fiction)
Hunter/Victim - Robert Sheckley
In the Drift - Micheal Swanwick
The Iron Dream - Norman Spinrad
Johnny Zed - John Gregory Betancourt
Lacey and His Friends - David Drake
Lifeburst - Jack Willamson
Little Heroes - Norman Spinrad
Lord of Light - Roger Zelazny
Marooned in Realtime - Vernor Vinge
Masterplay - William F Wu
The Matrix - John Quarterman (Non-Fiction)
Max Headroom - Steve Roberts
Megatrends - John Naisbitt (Non-Fiction)
Memory Wire - Robert Charles Wilson
Mercedes Nights - Michael D Weaver
Millennia - Ben Bova
Mindhopper - James B Johnson
Mindkiller - Spider Robinson
The Mutants are Coming - Isodore Haiblum
Oath of Fealty - Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
Outland - Alan Dean Foster
Proteus Unbound - Charles Sheffield
Psychodrome, Psychodrome II - Simon Hawke
RoboCop - Ed Naha
Sight of Proteus - Charles Sheffield
Sleepwalker's World - Gordon Dickson
Silico Sapiens - Joseph Deken
Svaha - Charles de Lint
The Taking of Satcom Station - Jim Baen and Barney Cohen
The Tenth Victim - Robert Sheckley
The Third Wave - Alvin Toffler (Non-Fiction)
This Cybernetic World - V L Parsegian (Non-Fiction)
This Perfect Day - Ira Levin
Time Pressure - Spider Robinson
Tom Paine Maru - L Neil Smith
Tower to the Sky - Philip C Jennings
Valentina - Delany and Stiegler
Victim Prime - Robert Sheckley
Voice of the Whirlwind - Walter Jon Williams
Warbots - Harry G Stine
Wetware - Rudy Rucker
Wild Card Run - Sara Stamey

The next list is a list of Comic Books and Graphic Novels

American Flagg (important)
Batman The Dark Night Returns
Bubblegum Crisis
Dirty Pair (important)
Electric Warrior
Johnny Nemo Magazine
Judge Dredd (important)
Marshal Law
Sonic Disruptors
Those Annoying Post Brothers
Time 2
V for Vendetta

Movies and Television

The Abyss
Blade Runner (important)
cafe Flesh
Cherry 2000
A Clockwork Orange
Dead End Drive In
Escape Form New York
Hands of Steel
Liquid Sky
Logan's Run
Max Headroom (important)
Overdrawn at the Memory Bank
Parts: THe Clonus Horror
The Questor Tapes
Radioactive Dreams
Repo Man
Robocop (important)
Saturn 3
The Six Million Dollar Man
2001: A Space Odyssey
The Terminal Man
THX 1138
Tron (important)
Wired to Kill

Magazines, Electronic Newsletters, and E-mail type stuff

2600 (Non-Fiction)
Aboriginal SF
Cybertech (Non-Fiction)
Fantasy & Science Fiction
The Illuminati BBS (512) 447-4449
Isaac Asimovs's Magazine of Science Fiction
Legion of Doom Technical Journal (Non-Fiction)
Mondo 2000 (Non-Fiction)
Phrack, Inc (Non-Fiction)
Reality Hackers (Non-Fiction)
TAP (Non-Fiction)
USENET: alt.hackers (Non-Fiction) and alt.cyberpunk

That is the end of the list for now.  If anyone has additions, feel free to
add to the list, but please make the fairly easy to tell from the original,
because if I ever see this list again, I will Download it, and check out the
new stuff.

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