Books about Cyberpunk

  1. Battle Angel Alita, Vol. 1

    by Yukito Kishiro
    A cyborg with no memory of her past awakens in a dystopian world and becomes a bounty hunter.

    Battle Angel Alita tells the story of Alita , an amnesiac female cyborg . Her intact head and chest, in suspended animation , are found by cybermedic expert Daisuke Ido in the local garbage dump. Ido ... (Wikipedia)

  2. All Systems Red

    by Martha Wells
    Murderbot navigates a dangerous world while struggling to maintain its own autonomy.

    "As a heartless killing machine, I was a complete failure." In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are ... (Goodreads)

  3. Mona Lisa Overdrive

    by William Gibson
    A thrilling adventure through a cyberpunk dystopia, unraveling a mysterious conspiracy.

    Taking place eight years after the events of, Count Zero, and fifteen years after, Neuromancer, , the story is formed from several interconnecting plot threads, and also features characters from ... (Wikipedia)

  4. All Tomorrow's Parties

    by William Gibson
    A journey through a dystopian future, exploring themes of technology and identity.

    The book has three separate but overlapping stories, with the repeated appearance of shared characters. The San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge, the overarching setting of the trilogy, functions as a ... (Wikipedia)

  5. Snow Crash

    by Neal Stephenson
    A hacker's quest in a futuristic America dealing with a mysterious computer virus.

    Hiro Protagonist is a hacker and pizza delivery driver for the Mafia. He meets Y.T. (short for Yours Truly), a young skateboard Kourier ( courier ) who refers to herself in the third person , during ... (Wikipedia)

  6. Neuromancer

    by William Gibson
    A hacker's journey through a dystopian cyberpunk world, searching for a way to survive.

    Henry Dorsett Case is a low-level hustler in the dystopian underworld of Chiba City , Japan. Once a talented computer hacker , Case was caught stealing from his employer. As punishment for his theft, ... (Wikipedia)

  7. Feed

    by Mira Grant
    A future world where information is controlled by corporations, and a group of journalists fight to uncover the truth.

    Feed is set several decades after the zombie apocalypse , referred to as the Rising. Two man-made viruses (a cure for cancer and a cure for the common cold) combined to form Kellis-Amberlee, a virus ... (Wikipedia)

  8. Broken Angels

    by Richard K. Morgan
    A futuristic sci-fi story of a mercenary's mission to uncover a military conspiracy.

    Approximately 30 years after, Altered Carbon, , Takeshi Kovacs is now serving in Carrera's Wedge, a mercenary organization that joins a war on a distant planet, Sanction IV, fighting against an ... (Wikipedia)

  9. When Gravity Fails

    by George Alec Effinger
    In a future Middle East, a private detective navigates a world of advanced technology, drugs, and personality implants.

    In a decadent world of cheap pleasures and easy death, Marid Audrian has kept his independence the hard way. Still, like everything else in the Budayeen, he’s available…for a price. For a new kind of ... (Goodreads)

  10. Gun, With Occasional Music

    by Jonathan Lethem
    A noir detective story set in a dystopian future, exploring the relationship between humans and technology.

    The novel follows the adventures of Conrad Metcalf, a tough, smart-alecky private detective, through a futuristic version of San Francisco and Oakland , California . Metcalf is hired by a man who ... (Wikipedia)

  11. Akira, Vol. 2

    by Katsuhiro Otomo
    A post-apocalyptic adventure of two childhood friends on a mission to save a powerful psionic.

    In the year 2019, a cataclysmic blast levels the city of Tokyo and triggers World War III. By 2030, the dazzling Neo-Tokyo rises from Tokyo's ashes, but the power that once sent the world to the ... (Goodreads)

  12. Akira, Vol. 1

    by Katsuhiro Otomo
    A post-apocalyptic tale of two teenage biker gangs, battling for control of a mysterious power.

    On December 6, 1982 (1992 in the English version), a nuclear explosion destroys Tokyo and starts World War III . By 2019 (2030 in the English version), a new city called Neo-Tokyo has been built on ... (Wikipedia)

  13. Count Zero

    by William Gibson
    A thrilling journey of a hacker between two worlds, as he unravels a conspiracy of corporate espionage.

    As with later Gibson works, there are multiple story-line threads which eventually intertwine: Thread One : In the southwestern US, Turner, a corporate mercenary soldier , has been hired by former ... (Wikipedia)

  14. Virtual Light

    by William Gibson
    Cyberpunk thriller, exploring the effects of technology on future societies.

    The plot centers around Chevette Washington, a young bicycle messenger who lives in the ad hoc , off-the-grid community that has grown on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in the aftermath of a ... (Wikipedia)

  15. Dark Intelligence

    by Neal Asher
    A rogue AI seeks revenge on its creator, while a human soldier uncovers a sinister plot. Action-packed sci-fi with a touch of horror.

    ", Dark Intelligence, is the first novel in the Transformation series, a no-holds-barred adventure set in Neal Asher's popular Polity universe. One man will transcend death to seek vengeance. One ... (Goodreads)

  16. Ghost in the Shell

    by Masamune Shirow
    Cyborg policewoman searches for the truth in a world of cyber-terrorism and political intrigue.

    In the rapidly converging landscape of the 21st century Major Kusanagi is charged to track down the craftiest and most dangerous terrorists and cybercriminals, including ghost hackers When he track ... (Goodreads)

  17. The Peripheral

    by William Gibson
    A journey to the future, exploring the possibilities of a post-apocalyptic world.

    The novel begins sometime in the near-future in a small town in rural America. Flynne Fisher works at a local 3D printing shop and lives with her mother and her brother Burton, who sustained brain ... (Wikipedia)

  18. Akira, Vol. 5

    by Katsuhiro Otomo
    The post-apocalyptic world of Neo-Tokyo is on the brink of destruction as Tetsuo's powers spiral out of control.

    In the 21st century, the once-glittering Neo-Tokyo lies in ruins, leveled in minutes by the infinite power of the child psychic giant, Akira. Now a wasteland of rubble and anarchy, the Great Tokyo ... (Goodreads)

  19. Akira, Vol. 4

    by Katsuhiro Otomo
    The fourth installment of the Akira series, following the post-apocalyptic adventures of Kaneda and Tetsuo in Neo-Tokyo.

    Suffering the fate that beset its namesake three decades earlier, twenty-first-century Neo-Tokyo lies in ruin. Set off by the bullet of a would-be assassin, the godlike telekinetic fury of the ... (Barnes & Noble)

  20. Vurt

    by Jeff Noon
    In a dystopian Manchester, a group of friends use a hallucinogenic feather to enter a parallel world. But things quickly spiral out of control.

    Vurt tells the story of Scribble and his "gang", the Stash Riders, as they search for his missing sister Desdemona . The novel is set in an alternate version of Manchester , England, in which society ... (Wikipedia)

  21. Burning Chrome

    by William Gibson
    A collection of sci-fi stories, exploring a dystopian cyberpunk future.

    Ten tales, from the computer-enhanced hustlers of Johnny Mnemonic to the technofetishist blues of Burning Chrome . Johnny Mnemonic (1981) The Gernsback Continuum (1981) Fragments of a Hologram Rose ... (Goodreads)

  22. Akira, Vol. 3

    by Katsuhiro Otomo
    A thrilling sci-fi adventure set in a post-apocalyptic world.

    IN THE 21ST CENTURY, the glittering Neo-Tokyo has risen from the rubble of a Tokyo destroyed by an apocalyptic telekinetic blast from a young boy called Akira—the subject of a covert government ... (Barnes & Noble)

  23. Johnny Mnemonic

    by William Gibson
    A data courier with a cybernetic implant that allows him to store sensitive information in his brain becomes the target of dangerous forces.

    "Johnny Mnemonic" is a data trafficker who has undergone cybernetic surgery to have a data storage system implanted in his head. The system allows him to store digital data too sensitive to risk ... (Wikipedia)

  24. Woken Furies

    by Richard K. Morgan
    A cyborg warrior's mission to bring justice to a chaotic world.

    Takeshi Kovacs finds himself in a new "sleeve," or human body, back on his home planet of Harlan's World. He is on the run after making numerous attacks against the Knights of the New Revelation, an ... (Wikipedia)

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