Lisa Zeidner, the author of Layover looks at William Gibson’s latest novel in today’s NYT Book Review. She writes: “Pattern Recognition is almost nose-thumbingly conventional in design. Despite the requisite tech toys, it’s set squarely in the present. But then the dates of Gibson-action have been creeping steadily backward. Predicting the future, Gibson has always maintained, is mostly a matter of managing not to blink as you witness the present.” Also, check out Gibson’s new blog.