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January 9, 2008

Sign o' The Times: William Gibson supplants André Maurois

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Don't get your baggies in a twist just yet, it's only happened once so far as I know.

Noam Cohen's appreciation of Jorge Luis Borges, in this past Sunday's New York Times, focused on the magisterial Argentine's uncanny foreshadowing of the Internet in his writings of the early 1940s.

"New Directions, the publisher of 'Labyrinths,' reissued the collection [below]

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in May, for the first time in more than 40 years. In a sign of the changing times it includes an introduction from William Gibson, the cyberpunk author. (The original [below],

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by contrast, came with a preface from André Maurois of the Académie Française.)," wrote Cohen.

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