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Title: The Gernsback Continuum Title Record # 41261
Author: William Gibson
Date: 1981-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Current Tags: science fiction (1), cyberpunk (1), parallel universes (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1987 French Le continuum Gernsback
1988Translated by Reinhard Heinz
German Das Gernsback-Kontinuum
1988Translated by Reinhard Heinz
German Das Gernsback-Kontinuum oder: der Amerikanische Traum
1988Translated by 黒丸尚 (Hisashi Kuroma)
Japanese
ガーンズバック連続体?Gānzubakku Renzokutai
[as by ]
1989Translated by András Gáspár
Hungarian A Gernsback-kontinuum
1989Translated by Peter Cuijpers
Dutch Het Wereldbeeld van Gernsback
1989Translated by Delio Zinoni; do not merge with the version translated by Antonio Caronia.
Italian Il continuum di Gernsback
1990Translation: Jyri-Pekka Järvinen
Finnish Gernsbackin kontinuumi
1994Translated by Antonio Caronia; do not merge with the version translated by Delio Zinoni.
Italian Il continuum di Gernsbach
1994Translated by Javier Ferreira Ramos and José Arconada Rodríguez.
Spanish El continuo Gernsback
1997Translated by Анна Комаринец (Anna Komarinets)
Russian [as by ]
1998Translated by Andoni Alonso and Iñaki Arzoz
Spanish El continuo de Gernsback

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
24 1982 Locus Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Universe 11 1981-06-00 ed. Terry Carr Doubleday 0-385-17226-5 $9.95 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Roger Zimmerman Checkmark
Universe 11 1983-01-00 ed. Terry Carr Zebra Books / Kensington Publishing Corp. 0-8217-1143-1 $2.95 238
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Angus McKie  
Burning Chrome 1986-04-00 William Gibson Arbor House 0-87795-780-0 $15.95 200
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rich O'Donnell Checkmark
Burning Chrome 1986-08-00 William Gibson Gollancz 0-575-03846-2 £8.95 208
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology 1986-12-00 ed. Bruce Sterling Arbor House 0-87795-868-8 $16.95 xiv+
239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Abbe Lubell Checkmark
Burning Chrome 1987-10-00 William Gibson Ace Books 0-441-08934-8 $2.95 xii+
191
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Richard Berry Checkmark
Mozart en verres miroirs 1987-12-00 ed. Bruce Sterling Denoël (Présence du Futur #451) 2-207-30451-5   316
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Tim White  
Spiegelschatten 1988-00-00 ed. Bruce Sterling Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4544) 3-453-03133-4 DM 12.80 432
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Hannah Shapero Checkmark
Cyberspace 1988-02-00 William Gibson Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4468) 3-453-00993-2 DM 9.80 236
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jeffrey K. Potter Checkmark
1988-03-00 ed.
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
(
ハヤカワ文庫・SF?Hayakawa Bunko SF
#762)
4-15-010762-9 ¥600 473
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Burning Chrome 1988-04-00 William Gibson Grafton 0-586-07461-9 £2.95 220
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Chris Moore Checkmark
Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology 1988-07-00 ed. Bruce Sterling Ace Books 0-441-53382-5 $3.50 xvi+
239
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology 1988-11-00 ed. Bruce Sterling Paladin 0-586-08782-6 £4.95 239
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Burning Chrome 1989-00-00 William Gibson Grafton 0-586-07461-9 £2.99 220
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Chris Moore Checkmark
Galaktika: Tudományos-fantasztikus folyóirat 100 1989-01-00 ed. Sziládi János
Móra Ferenc Ifjúsági Könyvkiadó?Mora Ferenc Ifjusagi Konyvkiado
  Ft 28 96
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
mag P. Woodroffe Checkmark
CyberpunkSF 1989-08-00 ed. Bruce Sterling Meulenhoff (M=SF #268) 90-290-4047-5   303
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Peter A. Jones Checkmark
Urania #1110 1989-09-24 ed. Gianni Montanari Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1110 4,000 Lit 176
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Vicente Segrelles  
Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology 1990-00-00 ed. Bruce Sterling Paladin 0-586-08782-6 £4.99 xiv+
239
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Burning Chrome 1990-00-00 William Gibson Grafton 0-586-07461-9 £2.99 220
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Chris Moore Checkmark
Cyberspace 1990-00-00 William Gibson Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4468) 3-453-00993-2 DM 9.80 236
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jeffrey K. Potter Checkmark
Peililasit 1990-00-00 ed. Bruce Sterling Kustannus Oy Jalava (Jalavan scifi-sarja #18)      
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Jari Rasi  
Technopunk SF 1991-06-00 William Gibson Meulenhoff (M=SF #296) 90-290-4013-0   235
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Peter A. Jones Checkmark
Burning Chrome 1991-08-00 William Gibson Ace Books 0-441-08934-8 $4.50 xii+
191
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Burning Chrome 1993-00-00 William Gibson HarperCollins (UK) 0-586-07461-9 £4.99 220
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Chris Moore Checkmark
La notte che bruciammo Chrome 1993-09-00 William Gibson Interno Giallo / Mondadori (IperFICTION) 88-04-37761-5 25,000 Lit 190
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Corrado Parrini Checkmark
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 1993-10-00 ed. Ursula K. Le Guin, Brian Attebery W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-03546-8 $27.50 869
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Dale O'Dell Checkmark
Mirrorshades. L'antologia della fantascienza Cyberpunk 1994-02-00 ed. Bruce Sterling Bompiani 88-452-2151-2 13,000 Lit 316
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Aurelia Raffo Checkmark
Quemando cromo 1994-06-00 William Gibson Minotauro 84-450-7080-0   225
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The SF Collection 1994-08-00 ed. Edel Brosnan Chancellor Press 1-85152-317-0 £4.99 501
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology 1994-11-00 ed. Bruce Sterling HarperCollins (UK) 0-586-08782-6 £4.99 xiv+
239
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Burning Chrome 1995-00-00 William Gibson Voyager / HarperCollins 0-00-648043-8 £5.99 220
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Gary Marsh Checkmark
Izzó króm?Izzo krom
1997-00-00 William Gibson Valhalla Páholy 963-9039-28-4 Ft 659 253+
[3]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Szikszai Gábor , Boros Zoltán Checkmark
1997-00-00
АСТ / Terra Fantastica?AST / Terra Fantastica
5-697-00124-X   572
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Barclay Shaw  
Timescapes: Stories of Time Travel 1997-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Souvenir Press 0-285-63387-2 £16.99 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Postmodern American Fiction 1997-09-00 ed. Fred G. Leebron, Paula Geyh, Andrew Levy W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-31698-X $24.95 xxxii+
672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Roger Brown Checkmark
Time Travelers: Fiction in the Fourth Dimension 1998-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-0914-9   288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Steve Pidan Checkmark
Mirrorshades: Una antología ciberpunk 1998-00-00 ed. Bruce Sterling Siruela (Siruela Bolsillo #41) 84-7844-418-1    
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Cyberspace 1999-00-00 William Gibson Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4468) 3-453-00993-2 DM 14.90 236
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jeffrey K. Potter Checkmark
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 1999-06-00 ed. Ursula K. Le Guin, Brian Attebery W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-97241-0 $36.60 870
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Dale O'Dell  
La notte che bruciammo Chrome 1999-09-00 William Gibson Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Piccola Biblioteca Oscar #206) 88-04-47137-9 14,000 Lit 240
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Fernes Licht 2000-00-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #2100) 3-453-17117-9 DM 15.00 1051
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Thomas Thiemeyer Checkmark
Burning Chrome 2000-06-00 William Gibson Voyager / HarperCollins 0-586-07461-9 £5.99 220
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Steve Stone  
Urania #1450 Supplement 2002-10-06 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1450 Supplement €5.10 382
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
mag Paolo Barbieri  
Burning Chrome 2003-07-00 William Gibson Eos / HarperCollins 0-06-053982-8 $13.95 204
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Burning Chrome 2003-10-00 William Gibson Ace Books 0-441-08934-8 $6.50 xii+
191
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Richard Berry  
Mirrorshades 2003-10-00 ed. Bruce Sterling Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Urania Collezione #9) 9 €4.90 360
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Franco Brambilla  
American Short Stories 2007-10-14 ed. Bert Hitchcock, Margaret Kouidis Pearson Longman 0-321-48489-4   768
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded 2010-11-15 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Tachyon Publications 978-1-61696-001-8 $14.95 426
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Dan Jones (artist) Checkmark
Burning Chrome 2011-04-28 William Gibson HarperCollins e-books 978-0-00-737869-2 £3.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Time Traveller's Almanac 2013-11-07 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Head of Zeus 978-1-78185-390-0 £25.00 948
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Time Traveler's Almanac 2014-03-00 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Tor 978-0-7653-7421-9 $37.99 948
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Will Staehle Checkmark
The Time Traveler's Almanac 2014-03-18 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Tor 978-0-7653-7424-0 $25.99 xii+
948
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Will Staehle Checkmark
Burning Chrome 2014-04-15 William Gibson Harper Voyager 978-0-06-227301-7 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Burning Chrome 2017-02-23 William Gibson Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-1745-4 £5.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Burning Chrome 2017-02-23 William Gibson Gollancz 978-1-4732-1744-7 £9.99 204
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Daniel Brown  
The Time Traveller's Almanac 2018-08-09 ed. Jeff VanderMeer, Ann VanderMeer Head of Zeus 978-1-78854-736-9 £15.00 960
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology date unknown ed. Bruce Sterling ??? (Israel)      
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Burning Chrome date unknown William Gibson Ace Books 0-441-08934-8 $4.99 xii+
191
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Richard Berry Checkmark
Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology date unknown ed. Bruce Sterling Ace Books 0-441-53382-5 $3.50 239
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Burning Chrome date unknown William Gibson Ace Books 0-441-08934-8 $5.50 xii+
191
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Richard Berry Checkmark
Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology date unknown ed. Bruce Sterling Ace Books 0-441-53382-5 $3.95 xvi+
239
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology date unknown ed. Bruce Sterling Ace Books 0-441-53382-5 $5.99 xvi+
239
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Burning Chrome date unknown William Gibson Voyager / HarperCollins 978-0-00-648043-3 £7.99 220
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Gary Marsh Checkmark
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 date unknown ed. Ursula K. Le Guin, Brian Attebery W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-03546-8 $27.50 869
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Dale O'Dell  
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 date unknown ed. Ursula K. Le Guin, Brian Attebery W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-97241-0   869
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Dale O'Dell Checkmark
Burning Chrome date unknown William Gibson Voyager / HarperCollins 978-0-00-648043-3 £6.99 220
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Gary Marsh  
Burning Chrome date unknown William Gibson Ace Books 0-441-08934-8 $3.95 xii+
191
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Richard Berry Checkmark
The Time Traveler's Almanac date unknown ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Tor 978-0-7653-7424-0 $25.99 xii+
948
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Will Staehle Checkmark
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 date unknown ed. Ursula K. Le Guin, Brian Attebery W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-03546-8 $27.50 869
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Dale O'Dell  
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