The good folks at IntelligenceSquared have already managed to post the audio from last night's event at London's Cadogan Hall, wherein I interviewed William Gibson for an hour on stage, and then we took smart questions from the audience for another 30 minutes. It was great fun. There's also a Flickr set of great photos by Michael Eleftheriades.
William Gibson on 'Zero History'
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