Legendary author William Gibson appeared at the New York Public Library on April 19, and he read the first couple pages from his futuristic new novel, The Peripheral. Check out the first chapter, "The Gone Haptics." That amazing prose just sticks to your mind.

Watch the entire one hour, 41-minute video of Gibson's appearance, including some pretty revealing Q&A stuff, at the link. [via New York Public Library, thanks to Chris!]